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Facebook Technical Programme Manager, Intern in London, United Kingdom

Intro:

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.

Summary:

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 business operates? We are looking for candidates that share our passion for tackling complexity head-on, to help build platforms that can scale through multiple orders of magnitude. As a Technical Program Manager Intern, you will play a key role within infrastructure engineering, driving huge projects that span the organisation.

Our team is comprised of varying levels of experience and backgrounds, from new grads to industry veterans. Relevant experience is important, but ultimately less so than your demonstrated abilities and attitude. Facebook's infrastructure is constantly redefining what is possible, and we need technical program managers that can do the same.

This is 12 week summer internship position based in one of our main offices in London, UK.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage cross-functional infrastructure projects in a matrix organisation covering a range of areas with emphasis on the backbone subsea optical network

  2. Develop and manage end-to-end project plans from project concept stage through procurement and system construction to capacity turn-up, ensuring on-time delivery and service

  3. Provide hands-on program management support during subsea project life-cycle phases including concept analysis, design, development, construction, installation, testing, and post implementation phases including capacity turn-up

  4. Manage program risk and changes with all projects providing regular visibility to the cross-functional team with the progress

  5. Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks, managing dependencies and handoffs effectively and optimizing schedules

  6. Interface with Planning, Engineering and Business/Project stakeholders for overall end-end project requirements and scope

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a B.S. or MS. (or equivalent) in Computer Science or Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or in a related technical discipline

  2. Basic knowledge and skills for gathering requirements and defining scope

  3. Ability to operate autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrate critical thinking, and thought leadership

  4. Communication skills and skills working with technical management teams to develop systems, solutions, and products

  5. Coordination and multi-tasking experiences

  6. Analytical and problem-solving experiences

  7. Experiences establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners, sometimes in different time zones

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Basic technical knowledge of fiber optic systems

  2. Experience with basic tools

Industry: Internet

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