Facebook Technical Program Manager, Ads Delivery in Menlo Park, California


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.


Are you passionate about helping those around you be more effective? Do you think about technology and data as a way to increase efficiency and change how a 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, you will play a key role within ads delivery engineering, driving huge projects that span the organization. This is a full-time position based in our office in Menlo Park.Ads Delivery Technical Program Manager operates within an Engineering organization in Facebook Monetization and Ads teams and has technical knowledge that enables them to influence and drive cross-team projects and roadmaps. They are peers to Engineering Managers, typically reporting either to an Engineering or PM lead for a product area. By being embedded in an Engineering team, an Ads Delivery TPM commits to learning the team's technology and to making it transparent to other teams.

Required Skills:

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

  2. Define and own metrics and key performance indicators

  3. Manage cross-functional software engineering programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas

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

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

  6. Perform risk management and change management on projects

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

  8. Reduce surprises during execution and own progress reporting

  9. Work with PM and Engineers to define your team's strategy

  10. Ability to motivate and focus a large collaboration to reach challenging goals

  11. Make your tech stack transparent with great datasets, reporting and documentation

  12. Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. in a Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar technical disciplines

  2. At least 4 years of software engineering, systems engineering or similar experience, in addition to project/program management experience

  3. At least 2 years of experience working on online advertising backend systems and algorithms

  4. Communication experience and experience working with technical management teams

  5. Organizational, coordination and multi-tasking experience

  6. Analytical and problem-solving experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Exposure to large-scale systems and experience writing code/queries.

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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.