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Technical Program Manager - Capture Stage

Posted: 29 Jun 2022 Closes: 29 Jul 2022
Zurich, Switzerland Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1264478560

Reality Labs Research is looking for a Technical Program Manager who will work side by side with a dedicated team of researchers and engineers to design, prototype and build custom capture systems. We are specifically looking for a candidate with experience in rapid prototyping within a research environment and who can work across a team of engineers, researchers and program managers to help the team deliver the next generation of real-time capture stages.

Technical Program Manager - Capture Stage Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with research and engineering leads to set goals, direction, and strategy. Setting and maintaining expectations. Ensuring the team has a unified clear vision, understood goals, and expectations of progress.
  • Keeping partners and stakeholders informed and involved. Being able to represent your program at a deep level throughout the org, to be able to build the appropriate communication channels both within and outside the team.
  • Being responsible for the rules of reality. Ensuring work is adequately resourced and scoped. Effectively escalating or directly resolving resourcing issues to accomplish the team's mission. Keeping the team unblocked and effective. Ensuring the members of their team are able work at their highest potential and able to play to their strengths.
  • Iterative process improvements. Leverage the least amount of process to accomplish the goal. Ask, "Is there a better way?". Evaluate retrospectives to add, adjust, and remove processes based on learnings.
  • Manage vendor engagements. Create and maintain vendor relationships that will help expedite the prototyping process.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of relevant industry experience including 5+ years of program management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science, program management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience leading a team from concept to project completion Project management, leadership, dependency management and cross-group collaboration experience (both inside and outside of an organization).
  • Ability to track budgets and create reliable quarterly estimates and accruals Communication/presentation ability through all levels of the organization, technical and non-technical.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a research environment
  • Basic Python
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