Technical Program Manager, Instagram Media Infrastructure. Job in San Francisco WestCoast-Jobs

  • Job Reference: 381715489-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Facebook
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment

Job Description

**Intro:** 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.**Summary:** Instagram is looking for a Technical Program Manager to help develop a robust media platform that allows Instagram product teams to build high-quality image and video experiences for our users. As a Technical Program Manager on Media Infrastructure, you will work with various Instagram product teams to assess product needs and drive evolution of the platform to allow Instagram to ship innovative products that delight our users. In this role, you will also collaborate with teams across Facebook to develop the long-term vision and roadmap for shared services and to bootstrap new programs that enhance our ability to ensure that people creating and viewing images and videos on Instagram have a great experience. Lastly, you will drive infrastructure modernization programs in the media stack, efficiently balancing new product needs with long-term investments in building scalable infrastructure.The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, knowledgeable in product infrastructure in the image/video domain, passionate building scalable service, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to innovate on existing solutions, and focused squarely on impacting the Instagram product and business.**Required Skills:** 1. Articulate the technology, requirements, goals and milestones of your team2. Build subject matter expertise in your area and stay up to date on technological developments3. Develop and manage cross-functional programs, facilitating relationships across Instagram and Facebook to identify risks, manage dependencies and optimize resources between media infrastructure groups4. Work with Product and Engineering to define your team's roadmap and execution strategy5. Drive internal process improvements across teams, remove roadblocks, and deliver on high-impact projects with a focus on efficiency, performance, and quality6. Assess business impact, prioritize initiatives and drive accountability in a fast-paced environment through project planning and strong interpersonal skills7. Develop robust engineering accountability measurements, maintaining high quality engineering work8. Drive accountability and ownership in a fast paced environment across a dynamic team through project planning and interpersonal skills9. Ability to travel to other offices 4-6 times a year**Minimum Qualifications:** 10. B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience11. 7+ years of software engineering, systems engineering or technical product/program management experience12. Experience delivering tech programs or products from inception to delivery13. Knowledge of user needs, gathering requirements, and defining scope14. Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrated critical thinking, and thought leadership15. Communication experience and experience working with technical management teams to develop systems, solutions, and products16. Organizational, coordination and multi-tasking experience17. Analytical and problem-solving experience with large-scale systems18. Experience establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners in different time zones**Preferred Qualifications:** 19. Experience with external facing production systems for high traffic websites and services20. Technical knowledge and/or experience in media (images/video) infrastructure, encoding, and quality**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 .