Technical Program Manager, Stories and Messaging Experience

    • Menlo Park, CA

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're looking for a product-focused TPM to help drive some of the most impactful and purposeful work of their life working on core sharing experiences. From Stories to Facebook Video Calling, we are on the cutting edge of new features and products to help connect people together to have meaningful conversations and bring the world closer together.

The ideal candidate will play a key role collaborating with multiple product teams to deliver high-quality experiences on Stories and Messaging within the Facebook App. You'll be responsible for defining and guiding high-level goals and roadmaps, monitoring and communicating progress, and defining functional requirements for new products and features. You'll partner with Engineering, Product and other cross-functional partners to prioritize work based on impact and drive strong execution. Having a strong technical background and an overarching understanding of the whole system architecture plus experience effectively collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive results are key drivers for this role.

This is a full-time position based in Menlo Park.

  • Manage cross-functional software engineering programs focused on Stories and Messaging Experience in a matrix organization covering a range of areas.
  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Interface with cross-functional stakeholders to gather requirements, and work with engineering teams to define, evaluate, and prioritize program scope and implementation plans.
  • Communicate cross-functionally and manage collaboration across multiple engineering teams.
  • Lead technical discussion with conviction, be a subject matter expert and have strategic influence.
  • Perform risk management and change management on projects.
  • Identify key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the impact of your product area.
  • Drive internal process improvements and remove gaps across multiple teams to ensure teams are working on high-impact projects that align with the company mission and goals.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of software engineering, systems engineering, hardware 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.
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.


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