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Facebook TPM Manager, Avatars, Facebook Reality Labs in Boston, Massachusetts


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.


Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) is bringing together cutting-edge research and engineering to deliver products and experiences for the future of immersive computing and connecting humans with entertainment, information and each other. Representation is key to that connection, and as the TPM Manager working within the Avatars Team at Facebook, you will shape the virtual identities that represent people across our family of apps. We’re looking for experienced TPM Managers to shape and support the teams that define and drive highly complex, cross-functional features, and who develop and ship high quality products and experiences.

Required Skills:

  1. Support the team, providing performance reviews, continual feedback, coaching and career growth.

  2. Turn requirements into actionable plans that drive clarity, urgency, and alignment.

  3. Develop and manage cross-functional programs, facilitating relationships across multiple teams to identify risks, manage dependencies and optimize resources.

  4. Partner closely with peers in Product, Engineering, Data, UX, etc.

  5. Drive visibility, accountability, and execution across their areas of software development for the organization.

  6. Understand product requirements, technical challenges, business needs, and develop a plan for mitigating risk and delivering features that meet the requirements.

  7. Break through deadlocks, maintain clarity on priorities and drive progress on execution.

  8. Drive technical excellence within the team, coordinating and contributing to engineering deliverables including architectural diagrams, specifications, launch criteria, and test plans.

  9. Work cross-functionally to develop best practices and product development processes in a quickly-changing and dynamic environment, drive impact through deployment of key initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.

  2. 6+ years of experience in technical program management or equivalent.

  3. Experience in managing people, growing teams, and developing a team culture.

  4. Effective communicator who can translate high-level goals into tangible action plans, and vice-versa, expertly communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders with a focus on relationship building and collaboration.

  5. Experience delivering tech programs or products from inception to delivery.

  6. Demonstrated experience to bring clarity to the team across highly ambiguous, complex products and programs, with experience to make technical and product tradeoffs balancing business needs and technical constraints.

  7. Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrated critical thinking, and thought leadership.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at