Engineering Program Manager, Building 8

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.

Building 8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses.

The Building 8 hardware team has the responsibility for developing products and delivering them to market at scale. b8 seeks an Engineering Program Manager (EPM) who has experience in shipping consumer electronics in Asia. We are looking for a slightly impatient individual willing to face down their fear of failure to accomplish bold things. This is a full-time position based in our Shanghai office.


  • Engineering Program Manager for b8 hardware team
  • Drive engineering builds at component, module, and final assembly sites
  • Contribute to product development process and best practices for factory management
  • Coordinating build activities from prototype through ramp in collaboration with the in-region engineering and operations teams
  • Frequent coordination with suppliers (foreign and domestic) to enforce development schedules, quality and manufacturing processes required during product development (Proto, EVT, DVT, PVT)
  • Travel within Mainland China with some travel to Asia Pacific region and US
  • BS or MS in engineering or relevant industry experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Mandarin required
  • Hands-on engineering program management experience, driving modules or system-level development as an individual contributor (especially in Mainland China)
  • Experience working with CM/JDM/ODM suppliers or key component vendors

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