Facebook TPM Manager, Discovery and Distribution in Boston, Massachusetts
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The Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) team is developing future products in augmented reality and virtual reality that will enable groundbreaking experiences for consumers and businesses. In this role, you will lead the Technical Program Managers responsible for the Discovery and Distribution team in Oculus. The team’s mission is to grow VR platform engagement towards a healthy two-sided ecosystem through building products, platforms, and infrastructure that connects people with amazing experiences and keeps them coming back into VR. As the TPM Manager for this team, you will be managing and growing an existing team of TPMs to help drive highly cross-functional projects that shape the way our users interact with our devices. This includes working with software engineers and interaction designers, and release management and quality assurance, tying together various efforts into a holistic program and driving it forward. This is a pivotal role that will help define the direction of our software and our VR ecosystem now and for the future.
The right candidate will possess a strong technical program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading large projects across multiple software teams, as well as building and growing teams. You will have a well-rounded technical background, with experience iterating with a multi-disciplinary team on the design of developer interactions. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to manage the team, develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done.
Be responsible for people management of the team, providing performance reviews, continual feedback, coaching and career growth
Be an advocate for the TPM team among the larger organization
Turn requirements into actionable plans that drive clarity, urgency, and alignment
Communicate with clarity and precision to drive alignment in small and broad teams
Effectively collaborate, build relationships and influence team members to achieve product objectives
Work with engineering, product, data, and design leadership to define and revise the long-term strategy for the FRL software organization in the area of Discovery and Distribution
Work with partner teams and leadership to ensure what we build has the right balance of cost, risk, benefit, and focus on addressing the highest priority team and customer needs
Identify resources needed and work closely with the team leads to maintain full visibility of multiple projects, ensuring resource gaps are addressed efficiently
6+ years experience in technical program management
Experience in managing people, growing teams, and developing a team culture
Experience with ambiguity and change and bringing clarity to the team
Experience managing the launch or commercialization of one or more software or consumer products
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