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Technical Program Manager, Product Design Engineering

Company: Facebook App
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Our product engineering team explores, develops, and delivers new cutting-edge technologies of AR & VR products. We are focused on integrating and launching new technologies from early concept to launch while iterating, prototyping, and realizing the human value and new experiences they open up.As a Product Design Engineering Technical Program Manager for Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) at Facebook, you will lead multidisciplinary programs through the product development cycle to develop the next generation of industry-leading AR/VR hardware systems. You will establish requirements with internal and external customers, manage program schedules, identify risks and associated mitigation plans, and clearly communicate to program stakeholders. We look for technical program managers who have a strong technical/engineering foundation and are natural motivators, cross-functional relationship builders, and champions for driving the right level of process to ensure smooth and predictable program execution in a fast-paced and highly innovative environment.

Technical Program Manager, Product Design Engineering Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Product Design Engineering enabling the definition and execution of next generation hardware program
  • Create development, delivery, and qualification schedules based on system requirements, technical challenges, lead-times and business needs
  • Manage communication within and between internal cross functional and external partners
  • Develop milestone schedule, communicate program statuses, and identify/address potential setbacks
  • Work cross-functionally to develop best practices and technology development processes in a quickly-changing and dynamic environment to ensure on time delivery
  • Manage delivery of hardware for the development builds and ensure qualification to meet mass production timelines
  • Coordinate and drive engineering deliverables, including specifications, DOE and validation plans
  • Ensure program documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review
  • Contribute to resource planning to ensure program success and objectives are met
  • Up to 20% travel (after July 2021 at least)

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • BS in Mechanical Engineering field or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years experience working as a technology development program manager for consumer electronics
    • Experience in ODM/JDM/CM vendor engagement models
    • Knowledge of phase gate approach to technology development projects
    • Experience with mechanical system development, design for manufacturing, tooling, validation and characterization processes
    • Communication, planning skills, and attention-to-detail
    • Knowledge of program and issue tracking and version control software
    • Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams and projects
    • Experience maintaining a positive view, be a source of team morale, composed and effective in a fast-paced dynamic environment

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • 2+ years experience working in a mechanical engineering field preferred
      • Experience in first party product development, defining requirements and program constraints, and collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders

        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

Keywords: Facebook App, Sunnyvale , Technical Program Manager, Product Design Engineering, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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