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Technical Program Manager

Posted: 5 Jan 2021 Closes: 4 Feb 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time FBK_1035615893614899

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Are you passionate about helping those around you be more effective? Do you think about technology and data as a way to increase efficiency and change how a business operates? We are looking for candidates that share our passion for tackling complexity head-on, to help build platforms that can scale through multiple orders of magnitude. As a Product Technical Program Manager, you will work with teams of talented engineers, product managers, data scientists, and other cross-functional team members to build easy-to-use and effective advertising, commerce, and consumer experiences for businesses across our family of Facebook Apps (Facebook and Instagram).We are looking for experienced technical leaders who can support complex multi-platform development efforts at consumer scale, while maintaining clarity of product vision and organisational awareness. As a product TPM, you'll commit to hands-on learning the team's technology, breaking down product requirements into engineering milestones. You'll communicate progress and drive program execution effectively through cross-functional collaboration to achieve business goals.You'll be an integral part of the team who will drive system architectural discussions, and make future-proof decisions that align with product strategy and vision.

Required Skills

  • Lead initiatives and work closely with diverse teams across the organization and around the world
  • Manage cross-functional software engineering programs in a matrix organisation covering a range of areas
  • Identify and break down complex business problems into solvable pieces that can be shipped iteratively
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery
  • Balance the business needs with technical constraints by building deep subject matter expertise for your area
  • Proactively identify inefficiencies that are holding the team back, and drive better, more efficient workflows
  • Interface with Engineering and business owners for defining requirements and scope
  • Help drive product decisions to align with company-level initiatives

Minimum Qualification

  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Hands on experience in software engineering, systems engineering, hardware engineering, or technical product/program management.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering tech programs or products from inception to delivery.
  • Knowledge of user needs, gathering requirements, and defining scope.
  • Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrated critical thinking, and thought leadership.
  • Communication experience representing work to senior leadership and framing discussions to gain valuable feedback and experience working with technical management teams to develop systems, solutions, and products.
  • Organisational, coordination and multi-tasking experience.
  • Analytical and problem-solving experience with large-scale systems.
  • Experience establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners in different time


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