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Facebook Technical Program Manager, Instagram Infrastructure in Columbia, South Carolina

Intro:

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.

Summary:

Instagram is looking for a Technical Program Manager to help build our server infrastructure in support of scaling our products in a sustainable way. As a Technical Program Manager on the Instagram Infrastructure team, you will work with various teams to assess product needs and drive evolution of the platform, while ensuring the overall performance, reliability and efficiency of the platform. In this capacity, you will also collaborate with Facebook Infrastructure teams on storage and compute efficiency and tooling initiatives to help Instagram bring new products to market and scale to our next billion users. Lastly, you will drive tooling and demand management programs, aimed at balancing new product needs with long-term investments in building scalable infrastructure.The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, passionate building scalable services, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to innovate on existing solutions, and focused squarely on impacting the Instagram product and business.

Required Skills:

  1. Articulate the technology, requirements, goals and milestones of your team

  2. Build subject matter expertise in your area and stay up-to-date on technological developments

  3. Develop and manage cross-functional programs, facilitating relationships across Instagram and Facebook to identify risks, manage dependencies and optimize resources between media infra groups

  4. Work with Product and Engineering to define your team's roadmap and execution strategy

  5. Drive internal process improvements across teams, remove roadblocks, and deliver on high-impact projects with a focus on efficiency, performance, and quality

  6. Assess business impact, prioritize initiatives and drive accountability in a fast-paced environment through project planning and strong interpersonal skills

  7. Develop robust engineering accountability measurements, maintaining high quality engineering work

  8. Drive accountability and ownership in a fast paced environment across a dynamic team through project planning and interpersonal skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience

  2. 7+ years of software engineering, systems engineering or technical product/program management experience

  3. Experience delivering tech programs or products from inception to delivery

  4. Knowledge of user needs, gathering requirements, and defining scope

  5. Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrated critical thinking, and thought leadership

  6. Communication experience and experience working with technical management teams to develop systems, solutions, and products

  7. Organizational, coordination and multi-tasking experience

  8. Analytical and problem-solving experience with large-scale systems

  9. Experience establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners in different time zones

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with production systems for high traffic websites and services

  2. Technical knowledge and/or experience in large scale, cloud compute & storage infrastructure

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: 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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