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Codec Avatars TPM

Pittsburgh, PA

Meta Reality Labs Research is dedicated to the research and development required to bring virtual and augmented reality to billions of people around the world. To give people the power to build community, to share what matters most to them, and to bring people closer together. To that end, our team is specifically focused on making interpersonal, social experience in virtual reality and augmented reality, perceptually indistinguishable from real life. Our goal? To enable the ability to interact with anyone, anytime, anywhere.At Meta Reality Labs Research Codec Avatars, you will join a world-class team exploring cutting edge machine learning, computer vision, hardware, software, and state-of-the-art Augmented and Virtual reality technology. Every day, you will work alongside the world's leading Research Scientists, Research Engineers and Software Engineers to create the technology that will make VR and AR pervasive and universal.For this role, RL-R is looking for an exceptional Technical Program Manager to join our team. If your passion and experience lies in working with multidisciplinary teams and building the right processes and methodologies for them; if you've had experience with complex cutting edge technology; if you thrive helping your team coordinate and collaborate in the face of ambitious and ambiguous challenges, taking on work that has never been done before; we might have a spot for you.

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Codec Avatars TPM Responsibilities:
  • Managing software engineering efforts building applications and data pipelines for research
  • Partnering with research leads to set goals, direction, and strategy for development of applications and data pipelines.. Translating that into goals, team schedules, and strategy in partnership with key team leads.
  • Setting and maintaining expectations. Ensuring the project has a unified clear vision, understood goals, and expectations of progress.
  • Keeping partners and stakeholders informed and involved. Being able to represent your program at a deep level throughout the org, to be able to build the appropriate communication channels both within and outside the team.
  • Ensuring work is adequately scoped for the resources and time available. Effectively escalating or resolving resourcing issues to accomplish the team's mission.
  • Keeping the project unblocked and effective. Identifying blockers and working with the project team to resolve or escalate for help.
  • Iterative process improvements. Leverage the least amount of process to accomplish the goal. Ask, "Is there a better way?". Evaluate retrospectives to add, adjust, and remove processes based on learnings.
  • Bringing software domain experience that enables better project outcomes by leveraging knowledge of that domain to ask the right questions, make suggestions on next steps, and push the project in the right direction.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in technical program management in software engineering
  • Experience with complex software integration, research data, and rapid development practices
  • Experience with machine learning and computer vision pipelines
  • Experience developing user facing applications
  • Project management, leadership, task tracking, dependency management and cross-group collaboration experience
  • Experience leading a team from concept to completion of a program
  • Communication/presentation skills through all levels of the organization, technical and non-technical
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with a cross-disciplinary team of researchers, software engineers and data scientists
  • Experience with compliance with privacy and/or security requirements
  • Experience with research grade data management
  • Experience with AR/VR user facing applications
About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment 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. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta 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

Client-provided location(s): Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Job ID: a1K2K00000908SJUAY
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Pension
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Founder led

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