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Facebook Manager, Mechanical Engineering in Redmond, Washington


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.


The AR/VR organization's mission is to give people the tools to feel connected anytime, anywhere. We create new, category-defining consumer hardware and software that are immersive, social and increase the depth of people's connections. The team is a diverse group of problem solvers, inventors, and proven visionaries who are relentless about transforming every day occurrences into rich experiences that have the potential to improve the way billions of people live. We've introduced our first generation of Oculus virtual reality products and are committed to driving the technology forward through continued innovation at Facebook Reality Labs. Our Portal line of consumer hardware is changing how friends and families connect, and our Spark AR platform is the largest augmented reality platform in the world, powering mobile AR experiences across Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. In the future, our AR glasses will merge the physical and digital worlds, blending what's real with what's possible, resulting in the next mainstream, must-have, wearable consumer technology.As a Mechanical Engineering Manager, you will manage a team of engineers responsible for the mechanical design of high-volume consumer products. You will lead a group of experts in mechanical design, materials, processing and fabrication methods. We seek a team leader that can build and manage teams that will deliver innovative products.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage a team of Mechanical Engineers.

  2. Identify key roles required for team success and recruit top talent into AR/VR.

  3. Provide team guidance, regular feedback, education, coaching and mentoring.

  4. Create career development plans, manage performance, create performance reviews.

  5. Collaborate with leadership team and design partners to define compelling products and the processes needed to create them.

  6. Perform architecture and design reviews to ensure hardware quality.

  7. Collaborate across multiple engineering disciplines in a team environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 15 or more years of experience with product design.

  2. 5 or more years of experience in managing engineering teams through product development cycles.

  3. Experience in mass production, working with both domestic and overseas manufacturing.

  4. BS in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 10 or more years of experience managing design teams for high-volume consumer products.

  2. Experience using handheld and wearable electronics.

  3. Experience with optical components and assemblies.

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.