Technical Program Manager, Host Networking

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 within infrastructure engineering, driving huge projects 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's infrastructure is constantly redefining what is possible, and we need Technical Program Managers that can do the same. This is a full-time position based in our main office in Menlo Park.


  • End-to-End understanding of Facebook's services and their traffic behaviors. Collaborate with Facebook Software teams to develop features for traffic utilization, and software for end-to-end Quality of Service enforcement.
  • Understand data center capacity management and assess existing and new services' network needs and translate that to data center capacity requirements.
  • Work with the Network Planning team to understand service network demands and traffic patterns.
  • Manage cross-functional infrastructure software engineering programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas.
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
  • Perform risk management and change management on projects.
  • Help drive product decisions to align with higher company initiatives.
  • Help define the roadmap and long-term strategy of the teams that you are working with.
  • Help set objectives and measurable metrics for cross-functional programs working across various teams.
  • Build dashboards to track and measure metrics as applicable.
  • Drive consensus, alignment and communicate strategic program directions.
  • Identify, document and track program dependencies required for successful execution.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of software engineering, systems engineering or technical product/program management experience.
  • Experience delivering tech programs or products from inception to delivery.
  • Knowledge of user needs, gathering requirements, and defining scope.
  • Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrated critical thinking, and thought leadership.
  • Communication experience and experience working with technical management teams to develop systems, solutions, and products.
  • Organizational, coordination and multi-tasking experience.
  • Analytical and problem-solving experience with large-scale systems.
  • Experience establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners in different time zones.
  • Web or Internet start-up environment and technical infrastructure management experience.
  • Experience with network devices (routers, switches, NFV) and a good understanding of network routing protocols and Virtualization technologies.
  • Experience with managing projects related to data center design, hardware design and capacity management.
  • Experience with application requirements and translating needs into data center and network capacity plans.
  • Experience with Project Management tools.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of open source based networking solutions.
  • Excellent understanding in QoS techniques in large scale distributed systems.
  • Good understanding of WAN backbone architectures and related protocols including MPLS, RSVP-TE and BGP.
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.

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