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Facebook Technical Program Manager 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:

As part of our mission, we aim to prevent people from having negative experiences on Facebook due to product or platform abuse, while protecting freedom of expression. We build large scale, complex systems and operate an infrastructure to enable detection and remediation of content and behaviors that violate our Community Standards. We do this on a global scale across the full suite of Facebook products. As a Technical Program Manager, you will play a key role within engineering, driving projects that span the organization. You will work across all teams working on abuse detection to enable meaningful, accurate and reliable metrics that will inform our product strategy and help us be transparent to our users. You will closely partner with the platform engineering teams to build data sets and data governance processes to provide end-to-end tracking of the overall integrity work across the organization. Are you passionate about helping those around you be more effective? Do you think about technology and data as a way to increase efficiency and change how a business operates? 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. This is a full-time position and will report to the Group Technical Program Manager. Our team is global so some travel is expected.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage cross-functional infrastructure software engineering programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas.

  2. Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.

  3. Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.

  4. Perform risk management and change management on projects.

  5. Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.

  6. Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

  7. Interface with Engineering and business owners for project requirements and scope.

  8. Help drive product decisions to align with higher company initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. Proven work experience in software engineering, systems engineering or technical product/program management experience.

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

  4. Understanding 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 and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast-paced environment.

  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 data governance, data quality, data mapping, monitoring, Six Sigma.

  2. Experience with building systems to power and operationalize business metrics.

  3. Experience delivering ML-based products.

  4. Working knowledge of statistical concepts: confidence intervals, statistical bias, systematic and random errors.

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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