Facebook Technical Program Manager, Performance in New York, New York


Instagram is a global community of more than 1 billion, which means jobs here offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Instagram was built to connect people to the people and interests they love. Our app has played a critical part in forming meaningful communities where people can connect with each other and share what matters most to them.


Join a collaborative and passionate team working to make Instagram a best in class experience for everyone around the globe. Our work aims to drive and ship fast, high quality products to our community. As a Technical Program Manager, you will play a key role as a champion of performance across product and engineering, working with multiple teams and disciplines to improve the performance and reliability of the product, deeply understanding and tackling challenges faced by our engineering teams, and driving long term investments in the scalability of our mobile clients.

The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, knowledgeable about mobile product and client infrastructure development, passionate about mobile engineering, comfortable in a flat, fast-moving organization, and eager to collaborate to solve difficult challenges.

This is a full-time position based in our office in New York, with occasional travel to Menlo Park and San Francisco.

Required Skills:

  1. Partner closely with engineering leads to evolve Instagram's Performance and Reliability strategy

  2. Drive internal process improvements across teams and functions, to ensure high performance bars are met across the board

  3. Understand tooling and framework gaps faced by our engineering teams, and develop strategies to address them

  4. Help teams understand and balance dependencies between performance, efficiency, and product functionality

  5. Provide day-to-day execution support and guidance for engineering projects

  6. Map dependencies and relationships between projects and teams, coordinating efforts across organizations and verticals

  7. Communicate status and big picture to the stakeholders and leadership

  8. Work independently with minimal supervision

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience

  2. 7+ years of software engineering, systems engineering or technical product/program management experience

  3. Experience delivering tech programs or products from inception to delivery

  4. Knowledge of user needs, gathering requirements, and defining scope

  5. Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrated critical thinking, and thought leadership

  6. Communication experience and experience working with technical management teams to develop systems, solutions, and products

  7. Organizational, coordination and multi-tasking experience

  8. Analytical and problem-solving experience with large-scale systems

  9. Experience establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners in different time zones

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Technical knowledge and/or experience in:

  2. Android & iOS development

  3. Optimizing software latency and efficiency

  4. Network infrastructure & connectivity

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.