Technical Program Manager – Reality Labs Research

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Technical Program Manager – Reality Labs Research
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Redmond, WA
We are looking for a skilled and motivated Technical Program Manager (TPM) to join our team, whose mission is to create ground-breaking advancements for Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual reality (VR), and Smart Glasses. We are specifically looking for a candidate with experience working on early stage development of hardware plus software solutions. More broadly, the chosen candidate will work with a diverse and highly interdisciplinary team of researchers and engineers and will have access to cutting-edge technology, resources, and testing facilities. We look for technical program managers who have a strong technical 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 innovative environment.
Technical Program Manager – Reality Labs Research Responsibilities
  • Manage the design, development, and delivery of prototype systems that include deliverables focused on electrical engineering, embedded and system software development, and mechanical design.
  • Work with a cross-functional team of researchers, hardware and software engineers, TPMs and product management to set clear deliverables and milestones to deliver next generation solutions.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships across the research teams, product teams, suppliers and vendors, and cross-functional leadership.
  • Effectively communicate program goals and status to key cross-functional stakeholders and leadership. Organize and balance a portfolio of work within resource and time constraints.
  • Team operations including budget, lab management, purchasing and vendor management.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2+ years experience in the design and development of consumer, industrial, or research electronics or software systems.
  • 2+ years of program management experience.
  • Interest for being a great communicator. Versatility in corresponding, presenting, and facilitating to all levels of the organization technical and non-technical content.
  • Project management, leadership, dependency management, and cross-group collaboration experience across more than one geographic location.
  • Experience working with a cross-disciplinary team of researchers, software, firmware and hardware engineers.
  • Early prototyping experience on new technologies.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong technical understanding of systems design.
  • Project experience using FPGAs and Emulators for prototyping and validation
  • Experience in the following areas is desirable: imaging systems for camera sensors, eye tracking systems, or the design and development of silicon for mobile systems.
  • Experience with maturing technology from a research team to product or building v1 products.
  • Project Management certification or training: PMP, Agile, or equivalent.
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$134,000/year to $196,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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