Manager, Software Engineering - Knowledge Management at Facebook
New York City, NY, US
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.
Facebook is in search of the world’s most creative and experienced Engineering Leaders. We embrace entrepreneurs as well as those who come from more established organizations. Software Engineering Managers are clearly characterized by progressive technical experience and demonstrated progression in management responsibility. You have also kept your coding and design skills sharp and bring an unwavering passion for managing the dynamics of a fast-paced environment. 
Facebook is growing our Knowledge Management team and we're looking for an individual who will lead the development of enterprise products that increase employee productivity by helping them create, curate and find the information they need to do their jobs effectively and efficiently. These products integrate closely with Facebook’s Corporate Information Systems. 
The right person for this role contribute to the product vision, engage in team building and product execution, and focus on driving the goals and metrics that maximize impact for our customers and the company. 
The Knowledge Management group is part of the larger Knowledge, Marketing, & Sales organization within Enterprise Engineering. KMS is a product-focused organization focused on building products for Facebook teams across the globe. The Enterprise Engineering organization at Facebook builds innovative solutions to business problems that enable world class productivity for our company, and have an impact on the industry.
RESPONSIBILITIES
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    Manage 2 managers and a team of 7 or 8 engineers directly. The team is split between New York (about a dozen people) and London (4 people).
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    Have product, search ranking, and machine learning experience.
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    Recruit, inspire, and develop team members across a wide range of experience levels from recent college hires to industry veterans.
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    Hold your own in technical discussions, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence.
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    Communicate cross-functionally across various teams, organizations and internal and external stakeholders to drive engineering efforts. Our customers are global and have varying needs.
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    Partner with product management and UX design teams to design and develop consumer-grade user interfaces, underlying APIs and backend systems.
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    Work with data engineering, data science and machine learning teams to optimize recommendation and search systems for a wide variety of customers.
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    Encourage a data-driven culture to improve the efficiency, scalability, stability and security of business applications and in-house systems to help scale the company.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
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    10+ years of software engineering work experience, including hands-on technical management, experience managing managers, and leading distributed teams
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    5+ years coding in one of the following languages: Python, C++, Java, and/or PHP
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    Demonstrated experience recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management
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    4+ years experience building scaled machine learning systems
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    BA/BS in Computer Science (In lieu of degree, 4+ years work experience)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
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    4+ years experience building scaled machine learning systems such as search systems
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