Director, Technical Program Management, Production Network

Director, Technical Program Management, Production Network
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The Director, Technical Program Management, Production Network, would be responsible for building and leading a world-class team of Technical Program Managers, partnering in establishing strategy and direction, leading from the front in partnership with cross-functional roles such as Network Strategy, Network Planning, Network Engineering, Network Deployment, Network Production Engineering, Data Center Design, Data Center Construction, Security, Facility Ops, Finance, Supply Chain, Hardware Engineering and blazing the path for the continual evolution of Capacity, Reliability, Efficiency and Evolution of the Network. This is the Network that powers all of Meta’s family of products (ie, Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus). They will lead a team that has end-to-end ownership of critical initiatives, across various facets of the Network. The ideal candidate will have the deep technical and program management expertise needed to provide support to a high performing team that is working to drive results across multiple complex, large scale initiatives. They will be an inspirational leader that can win trust and establish alignment with a multidisciplinary array of cross-functional partners, and leverage this trust to exert influence across all phases of the product development lifecycle. They will have demonstrated experience building, mentoring and nurturing technical program management or engineering teams of 50 or more, operating at scale in a highly transformative environment. They will be an innovative, intellectually curious problem solver who does not need to have the “correct” answer to everything but, rather, is able to quickly steer the conversation toward a productive programmatic solution by building and driving consensus. Their key customers will be the Network Infra team, Data Center Team, Sourcing and Operations Engineering Teams, and Capacity Engineering & Analysis teams.
Director, Technical Program Management, Production Network Responsibilities
  • Build and lead a world-class team of TPM’s capable of improving and scaling Facebook’s Network Infrastructure during a period of massive growth and scale, while forging tight partnerships with managers and engineers across our Network, Data Center, Sourcing and Ops Engineering, and Capacity Engineering organizations.
  • Demonstrate an ability to structure an organization and optimize it for execution, including attracting top tier talent and filing out gaps in the existing team quickly to accommodate growth.
  • Able to lead from the front, prioritize, and drive the bigger mission forward by translating vision into results.
  • Manage, mentor and grow the existing technical program management teams, able to manage as well as performance manage those who need more help.
  • Measure and improve efficiency and effectiveness of processes that are working well and build the next level of improvements, set standards for deployments at scale, infrastructure reliability, security, and scalability.
  • Partner with all technical functions across the company to ensure all organizations are in sync.
  • Build and lead an organization with customer focus, world-class quality, and effective communication with a focus on decisive, fast-moving solutions, quick and constructive resolutions to conflicts, and a “no barriers” mentality.
  • Serve as an evangelist for the team and overall culture, both internally and externally.
Minimum Qualifications
  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.
  • 15+ years of software engineering, systems engineering or technical product/program management experience.
  • Experience either in an established consumer application, cloud computing or mid-sized growth stage company.
  • Experience communicating the details behind program architectures, including how and why they were run, and the systems put in place to run them.
  • Knowledge in technical program management methodologies, experience delivering tech programs or products from inception to delivery.
  • Experience moving technical or engineering programs from concept to completion and experience articulating the impact using metrics, growth examples, return.
  • Experience with Cloud computing, and/or large-scale infra.
  • Experience with scale, production with emphasis on Capacity, Reliability, Efficiency, Scalability.
  • Experience with large-scale commercial cloud infrastructure systems such as AWS, Google Cloud, and/or Azure.
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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