Director, Software Engineering

(London, United Kingdom)

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.

We want the most creative and experienced engineering leaders to join us in making the world more open and connected. We embrace entrepreneurs as well as those who come from more established organizations. We're looking for Software Engineering Managers with progressive technical experience, a demonstrated progression of management scope, sharp coding skills, and a passion for managing outstanding engineers in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Be a highly technical, hands-on coder and an effective people manager
  • Communicate across functions and drive engineering initiatives
  • Participate in technical design
  • Be a subject matter expert in a product domain
  • Define and influence product strategy

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven hands-on technical management.
  • Exceptional coding skills in one of the following: C++, Java, Javascript, or PHP.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage technical teams.
  • BS / MS in Computer Science (In lieu of degree, relevant work experience).

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