Software Engineering Manager, FBOSS

Software Engineering Manager, FBOSS
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Menlo Park, CA
FBOSS team is a software team that empowers network devices we use in our data centers. FBOSS Platform team is part of the wider FBOSS team in the Infrastructure organization. Our team works on all the stages of network switches, from defining requirements, to hardware/software design, device driver development, along with getting the latest Linux Kernels for our switch platforms. All platforms and Optics that are used in our data centers are supported by our team - from development of drivers, to deployment.
Software Engineering Manager, FBOSS Responsibilities
  • Be a highly technical manager with deep experience in networking, systems, and software
  • Hold your own in technical discussions, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence
  • Help define and drive regular development of an aggressive technical roadmap to meet the needs of the team, and partner teams
  • Operate in a rapidly evolving environment, adapting quickly to new information and re-prioritizing as needed
  • Manage engineers working to build, scale, deploy and support network systems for our global network infrastructure
  • Partner closely with Meta datacenter, backbone, and edge network engineering teams and other software infrastructure teams
  • Help engineers develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, personalities, and work styles
  • Assess employee performance frequently, address under-performance, and recognize and promote excellent performance
  • Work closely with dedicated recruiting staff to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences/events, and onboarding new employees
  • Communicate cross-functionally and drive engineering efforts
Minimum Qualifications
  • 2+ years experience managing a networking-related software engineering team
  • Knowledge of networking and distributed systems
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Network switches and routers, embedded systems, and device drivers
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management and managing engineers
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