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Facebook Technical Program Manager, API Programs in Menlo Park, California

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 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 driving problems that span the organization. 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 is constantly redefining what is possible, and we need people that can do the same. This is a full-time position based in our office in Menlo Park or Seattle and will report to the Group Technical Program Manager.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead initiatives and work closely with teams across the organization, including partnership teams around the world

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

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

  4. Balance the business needs with technical constraints by building deep subject matter expertise for your area

  5. Proactively identify inefficiencies that are holding the team back, and drive better, more efficient workflows

  6. Interface with Engineering and business owners for defining requirements and scope

  7. Help drive product decisions to align with company-level initiatives

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. in a Computer Science or equivalent experience

  2. 7+ years of tech industry experience including 5+ years of program management experience

  3. Communication experience with experience tailoring the message to the audience, and using multiple communication to distribute information

  4. Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams

  5. Experience leading cross-organizational programs and experience setting and holding teams and individuals accountable to timelines and deliverables

  6. Analytical and problem solving experience including experience collecting data points across disparate projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with hands-on involvement in solving large-scale technical problems

  2. Experience working with large-scale distributed data systems

  3. Knowledge on building APIs, SDKs and developer facing products

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.

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