Facebook Manager, Technical Program Manager in Redmond, Washington


As a Manager, you will lead a team of cross-functional hardware TPM’s to consistently deliver highly complex features predictably and efficiently, while maintaining high team morale. You will lead the team through planning requirements, managing schedules, identifying and tracking risks, and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage a team of cross-functional hardware Technical Program Managers

  2. Guide development of project schedules based on product requirements, technical challenges, and business needs

  3. Manage communication within and between the research, software, hardware, systems and NPI teams

  4. Work with teams to set milestones, communicate project statuses, and identify/address potential setbacks

  5. Work cross-functionally to develop best practices and product development processes in a quickly-changing and dynamic environment

  6. Coordinate and contribute to engineering deliverables including specifications and test plans as needed

  7. Ensure project documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review

  8. Engage with cross-functional teams to enable your team members to identify constraints, dependencies, risks/issues, and to deliver global projects

  9. Identify resources needed and work closely with the team leads to maintain full visibility of multiple projects, ensuring resource gaps are addressed efficiently

  10. Working with teams to leverage external resources

  11. Coaching TPMs on how to utilize/manage internal and external resources

  12. Up to 15% travel

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years experience as a program manager in a lead position shipping products in the consumer space

  2. 8+ years of experience managing teams

  3. Direct experience shipping consumer hardware

  4. Knowledge of development processes and best practices

  5. Experience with project and issue tracking systems

  6. Proven experience operating autonomously across multiple teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Graduate degree.

  2. Experience driving hardware and software research through product development.

  3. Experience in research, incubation, or startups.

  4. Experience working with a cross-disciplinary team of researchers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, optical engineers, and software engineers.

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.