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Technical Program Manager

Location: London
Company: Facebook
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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.
At Facebook, we're developing the future of AR/VR displays. As a Technical Program Manager, your job will be figuring out what we need to do to build it. You will work closely with internal research teams, academic institutions, external partners and vendors. You will help define requirements and deliverables, schedule and track project progress. To be successful, you will eliminate barriers to your team's success, clearly communicating their work to all stakeholders and ensuring the big picture stays in focus while delving into the details on specific issues. Ideal team members are adaptable and resilient, eager to approach unfamiliar problems with curiosity and tenacity, and able to find ways to help our research teams be more efficient.
Required Skills:
- Manage research and product development programs to create advanced components for AR/VR displays
- Work with research and engineering teams to map out the scope, and identify constraints, dependencies, and risks
- Identify the resources needed and work closely with team leaders to maintain full visibility of the project schedule and potential roadblocks
- Manage projects with suppliers and partners from writing statement of work to final deliverables in collaboration with support functions such as Business Development, Legal, and Procurement
- Operate at different levels of abstraction from high level strategic planning to tactical project management of prioritisation, creating schedules, milestones and deliverables
- Breakdown program complexity to enable a clear understanding of the scope and deliverables to a wider audience of team members, support functions and the leadership team
- Evaluate suppliers' capabilities to meet product needs and establish criteria for meeting those needs with collaboration with Research Scientists and Process Engineers
- Proactively identify technical, legal, procedural, logistical, and communication issues and drive creative solutions to fix them and manage risk
- Expect to travel domestically and internationally (4-6 times a year)
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Engineering or related field (or equivalent experience)
- 6+ years of program management experience in the semiconductor field
- Experience with practicing phased product and technology development processes
- Experience with cross-functional programs across hardware and early product definition phases
- Knowledge of program and issue tracking
- Experience building relationships and collaborating with cross-functional teams
Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with new product introduction (NPI) and technology transfer best practice and tools
- Experience working on optoelectronic devices
Industry: Internet
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