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Facebook Director of Solutions Engineering - EMEA in London, United Kingdom


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 looking for a leader to manage a high performing and client-facing team of engineers. As a Solutions Engineering Director, you will lead the advertising industry by building new solutions and enabling partners to realize the full potential of those solutions while also leading and managing multiple teams of Solutions Engineers spread around the EMEA region. You will balance building a vision and inspiring a large team of solutions engineers, influencing cross-functional sales & product leadership, and people management. This role will allow you to apply technical problem-solving, leading, and consulting clients on creating and executing a business strategy, leading multiple teams of Engineers, and growing their careers.

Required Skills:

  1. Recruit, inspire and develop a high performing team that supports all of EMEA's advertisers

  2. Help build new products and improve existing ones in collaboration with Facebook product engineering teams

  3. Understand our client's business and marketing strategies

  4. Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company and represent the function in cross-functional teams

  5. Identify unique problems and unlock opportunities through bespoke technology solutions

  6. Influence the road map and product development of Facebook Ads to meet our client's business challenges and align with Facebook's business objectives

  7. Be both a technical leader in this team and a thoughtful people manager

  8. Willingness to travel 25% of the time

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 12+ years of software engineering experience

  2. 5+ years of experience managing a software engineering team

  3. Experience building and shipping software products

  4. Experience communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences

  5. B.S. or M.S. in computer science or equivalent degree or experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience contributing to open source projects, shared code repositories, and/or personal projects

  2. Experience with contributing to the development community (blogs, Stack Overflow, Quora, slack, etc.)

Industry: Internet