Connectivity Technologies & Ecosystems Manager

Connectivity Technologies & Ecosystems Manager
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Meta's services (Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp and others) are used by billions of people daily relying on Mobile and Fixed (Wi-Fi) networks. At Meta, we invest to sustainably build and improve state of the art network infrastructure to connect our data centers and POPs with the rest of the internet and to make the connectivity ecosystem more reliable and efficient. Ensuring that Meta’s and CSPs network deliver traffic in the most efficient manner results in a better quality of experience for Meta users. As a Connectivity Technologies and Ecosystems Manager, you will work closely with Meta Network Infra team and partners across industry to enhance efficiency and QoE of Meta products and services across CSP networks, including domains such as Radio, Wi-Fi, Fixed access, IP transport, fixed and mobile core, cloud services and APIs. In parallel, you will interface with industry leading partners, including hardware/software vendors and systems solution providers. Finally, you will work closely with Connectivity Service Providers (CSPs) to improve the current state of the art and ensure Meta services performance continues to improve across the world.
Connectivity Technologies & Ecosystems Manager Responsibilities
  • A technical expert challenging the status quo of telecom networks and business models, leveraging their strategic vision of the connectivity technology landscape to shape Meta’s ecosystem efforts across access, transport and core domains.
  • Enable innovative solutions and drive improvements in connectivity with CSPs and across the industry at large.
  • Analyze broad connectivity problems (geographic, technology, and domain markets, from both a demand and supply perspective) and work collaboratively to synthesize solutions and recommendations.
  • Define cutting edge telecom network solutions and approaches and plan operator trials for innovative infrastructure solutions that will demonstrate a path for better connectivity quality
  • Manage the technical engagements with CSP, OEM and ODM infrastructure partners to help reduce friction and improve the current status quo of technology
  • Identify key telecom network use case requirements, compile common feature sets and API standards from operator partners to drive design parameters within Meta programs and the technology vendor community.
  • Originate new programs aligned with the role objectives.
  • Author white papers, blog posts to share with the broader community with the goal to introduce and help drive adoption of open and disaggregated infrastructure.
  • Stay abreast of developments in the telecom domain including technology R&D, use-cases, hardware/software evolution and share that knowledge with the team.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 6+ years experience as a product manager/engineer/architect in one or more of the telecom infrastructure areas - Radio and/or Mobile Core.
  • Experience driving the definition of technical documentation such as requirements documents, test plans, white papers, etc.
  • Experience understanding low level mobile architectures & system dependencies.
  • Firm understanding of mobile telecom infrastructure system architecture, network design principles, designing or deploying telecom networks.
  • Firm understanding of 3G, 4G & 5G network architectures, main system components and features.
  • Firm understanding of GI-LAN technologies and architectures (including Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), firewalling, Carrier-Grade Network Address Translation (CG-NAT), Load Balancing, Policy Control and Content Delivery Optimization of video and web traffic)
  • Experience in troubleshooting complex bugs and network connectivity configuration issues across network domains.
  • Experience driving infrastructure hardware/software proof of concepts trials.
  • Organizational and time management skills. Experience executing on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated experience driving multi-stakeholder industry collaboration on technical topics.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.
  • BS or higher in Telecommunications engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree/experience.
  • Communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences including the C-suite.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Firm understanding of the telecom technology industry: use cases, solutions, standards, certification bodies, technology providers, etc.
  • Firm understanding of mobile and fixed broadband network operators: service offerings, organizational structures, challenges, procurement processes, competitive landscape, etc.
  • Experience in new product introduction and technology deployment projects covering a wide range of hardware (radio access, IP, Mobile, compute) and software (OSS, BSS, SDN) technologies.
  • Fluency in other regional languages (e.g. Portuguese)
  • Experience understanding current technical and business pain points, develop a vision, and formulate strategies and execution plans.
  • Firm understanding of content delivery networks (CDN) and architectures.
  • Firm understanding of video delivery technologies (encoding/transcoding, video compression, adaptive bitrate, resolutions, etc.)
  • Firm understanding of audio and video calling applications and related technologies.
  • Experience understanding network operator deployment scenarios such as different geographies, population densities, indoor vs. outdoor, range of ARPUs and uses cases such as fixed/mobile access, enterprise/public access to drive development of flexible, cost-effective and open infrastructure.
  • Experience leading partners in the development of telecom hardware, protocol software, network management systems, edge content caching systems and applications critical for adoption of the complete solution.
  • Track record of managing complex programs with multiple internal and external dependencies, through the entire lifecycle, from inception to completion.
  • Familiarity with the evolution and recent development of access, backhaul or core technologies (IP/MPLS networks, optical networking, cellular 2G/3G/4G/5G, etc.).
  • Organizational and time management skills. Experience executing on multiple tasks simultaneously.
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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