Network Systems Manager

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Meta’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. To support the fast growing user community and the new and innovative products that we are making available for our users, we are continually investing in AI & expanding our global network infrastructure from Data Centers to POPs to the fiber that connects it all! Connecting the world requires unique approaches to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure. As a Network Systems Engineer, you will play a crucial role in building and enhancing our internal tools and systems, contributing to the advancement of our telecom OSS/BSS systems. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the development and management of new tools and features that support the build-out and scaling of our network infrastructure. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Network Systems Manager to lead the development and management of our internal tools. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of wireline telecom/network infrastructure technologies, OSS/BSS tools, and a proven track record of successfully managing the entire product and tool lifecycle from conceptualization to execution. This role requires a strong combination of effective collaboration across XFNs, continuous execution, and ability to drive projects from inception to completion.
Network Systems Manager Responsibilities
  • Systems Strategy and Roadmapping: Understand, define, and drive the systems strategy, vision, and roadmap for internal tools and the associated features. Collaborate with Business Owners and Engineering Owners to align product priorities with business goals.
  • Product Leadership: Proven track record of leading cross-functional teams in a product management capacity. Demonstrated ability to inspire and guide teams to achieve product excellence and drive innovation.
  • Telecom Expertise: Possess a deep understanding of wireline telecom technologies (L1-L3 including Fiber, IP and Optical), expertise in building OSS/BSS systems, their architecture, and their role in ensuring efficient operations. Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies to drive innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Extreme Focus on Execution: Lead the end-to-end product development process, including requirement gathering, design, development, UAT, and deployment of all new systems and features. Drive the creation of high-quality features that meet user needs and exceed expectations.
  • XFN Collaboration: Work closely with planning, IP, Optical, Engineering, and Operations to ensure seamless and timely execution of the product roadmap. Foster a collaborative environment that encourages effective communication and problem-solving.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time. Domestic and International travel is required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience within the telecom industry.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager or Systems Owner with an understanding of telecom OSS/BSS tools.
  • 3+ years of experience designing analytics products, solving problems using data and providing business insights.
  • Track record of successfully managing complex tools/systems from conception to launch.
  • Experience to translate technical concepts into clear, actionable product requirements.
  • Proficiency in Agile methodologies and product management tools.
  • Data-driven mindset with the experience to analyze metrics and make data-backed decisions.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Technical Prowess: Background in computer science, engineering, network infrastructure technologies, along with a strong aptitude for understanding complex technical systems. Proficiency in telecom technologies, OSS/BSS tools and associated architectures.
  • MBA or Advanced Degree: Possession of an MBA or Master’s in a relevant field
  • Customer-Centric Mindset: Proven experience to deeply understand customer needs and translate them into innovative and user-friendly product solutions. Always keeping our internal customers the #1 priority.
  • Project Management through SDLC: Strong understanding and experience following SDLC to ensure timely delivery of features. Monitor project progress, identify potential risks, and proactively implement mitigation strategies.
  • Experience within the telecom industry preferably with focus on wireline infrastructure
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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$132,000/year to $190,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual pay is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base salary, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.
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