Facebook Technical Program Manager, Location Infrastructure Statistician in New York, New York


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.


Facebook is building location-aware products for both business and consumers. These products help create meaningful interactions such as being able to find events nearby based on your interests, discovering friends who are nearby, geotagging your Instagram posts, showing a local guide when you're traveling, or providing foot traffic insights to both businesses and consumers to help them better understand good times to visit. The Location Infrastructure team is building the platform that powers Facebook's location-aware products and features in a privacy friendly way.

Are you passionate about helping those around you be more effective? Do you think about technology as a way to increase efficiency and change how businesses operate? Technical Program Managers work horizontally to create long term value for Facebook by promoting the right technologies for productivity, product reliability and quality, and growth. You must have experience effectively collaborating both with external partners and cross-functional teams to present statistical and non-statistical data to drive results and go beyond execution. Analytical and communication skills and comfort with ambiguity are essential. This is a full-time position based in New York, NY.

Required Skills:

  1. Own metrics reporting by identifying trends in the data by performing statistical analyses to identify root causes.

  2. Analyze and interpret statistical data to identify significant differences in relationships among sources of information.

  3. Evaluate the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy.

  4. Prepare data for processing by organizing information, checking for inaccuracies, and adjusting and weighting the raw data.

  5. Regularly report out progress, status, analyses (e.g. graphs, charts, and tables).

  6. Collaborate with engineers to develop and test products using statistical analytical methods.

  7. Manage and train teams of contingent workers who will be collecting and tabulating data.

  8. Perform risk management and change management on projects.

  9. Manage cross-functional programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas.

  10. Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.

  11. Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.

  12. Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.

  13. Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

  14. Interface with Engineering and business owners for program requirements and scope.

  15. Articulate the technology, requirements, goals and milestones of your team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience with academic research-based statistics

  2. Minimum 4 years of software engineering, systems engineering or equivalent experience, in addition to project/program management experience

  3. Communication experience and experience working with technical management and statistical teams

  4. Organizational, coordination and multi-tasking experience

  5. Analytical, problem-solving, large-scale systems and writing code experience

  6. Web or Internet start-up environment and technical infrastructure management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with Local products or location technologies.

  2. Experience with working with data and statistics.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.