Technical Program Manager, Connectivity at Facebook
Menlo Park, CA, US
The Connectivity team focuses on how innovative new technologies can bring the next one billion people onto the internet around the world. Our projects are aimed at delivering connectivity to people without access to the internet and increasing connectivity for people with access to existing, but inadequate network infrastructures. We are taking both practical and ambitious approaches to large scale problems and are looking for candidates who share a passion for tackling complexity and building communication systems and software that will impact the way communities connect and share information. This position is full-time and is based in Menlo Park, CA.

TECHNICAL PROGRAM MANAGER, CONNECTIVITY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage cross-functional engineering programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas.
  • Interest and willingness to work on both complex engineering and value proposition/strategy.
  • Provide hands-on program management.
  • Perform risk management and change management on projects.
  • Identify dependencies and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects, datasets and tasks.
  • Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
  • Manage and drive strategic vendor engagement and deliveries.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Travel 3-4 times a year (both domestic and international) with lengths of at most a week at a time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years of software engineering, systems engineering, electrical engineering, hardware engineering, or technical product/program management experience.
  • Communication systems experience and experience working with technical management teams to develop systems, solutions, and products.
  • Organizational, coordination, and multi-tasking experience.
  • Analytical and problem-solving experience with systems.
  • Experience establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners in different time zones.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with carrier (2G/3G/LTE base stations, backhaul including mmWave and microwave, core networks), Wireless Access Point (Wi-Fi AP) or Wi-Fi ISP deployment, network design and monitoring.
  • Real-world experience and understanding of challenges in implementing infrastructure in rural markets.
  • Experience with hands-on telecommunication system development.
  • Web or Internet start-up environment and technical infrastructure management experience.
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.
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