Facebook: Technical Program Manager, Instagram Shopping

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

Join a collaborative and passionate team working to make Instagram a best in class shopping destination for businesses and customers. As a Technical Program Manager, you will work closely with multiple stakeholder teams including product, engineering, design and marketing to build the roadmap and lead the execution of business tools and initiatives.

Instagram Technical Program Managers operate within the engineering organization and have technical knowledge that enables them to influence and drive cross-team projects and roadmaps. The right candidate has a background in e-commerce and is passionate about helping people create meaningful connections to products and businesses. We are looking for an excellent communicator who is knowledgeable in mobile product development, passionate about the digital business experience, excited to collaborate, and focused on advancing Instagram engineering and products. This is a constantly evolving space, and the TPM is expected to be flexible and pivot based on the problems we are trying to solve. This person will be highly organized, productive, poised, and able to thrive in high-pressure, time-sensitive scenarios.

This is a full-time position in San Francisco or New York, with occasional travel required between offices.

Required Skills

  • Articulate the technology, requirements, goals and milestones of your team
  • Build subject matter expertise in your area and stay up to date on technological developments
  • Develop and manage cross-functional programs, facilitating relationships across Instagram, Facebook, and external partners to identify risks, manage dependencies and optimize resources
  • Work with Product and Engineering to define your team's strategy
  • Drive internal process improvements across teams, remove roadblocks, and deliver on high-impact projects with a focus on efficiency, performance, and quality
  • Assess business impact, prioritize initiatives and drive accountability in a fast-paced environment through project planning and strong interpersonal skills
Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Edward Fagin (Photo credit: Ryan Mack)
Edward Fagin
Engineering Manager

I'm an engineering manager on our real-time infrastructure team, and my team focuses on GraphQL Subscriptions — a component of the widely-used GraphQL open source query language for APIs — that makes it easier for engineers to build real-time features into their products. At Facebook, this framework powers a number of features that people use every day, including comment-typing indicators and streaming reactions on live videos.

At Facebook, you have the opportunity to contribute to an incredibly wide range of infrastructure projects. While our engineers have a variety of expertise, they share a passion for solving complex engineering challenges at scale. It's humbling to know that everything you work on can potentially impact more than two billion people around the world.

Vaneeta Singh (Photo credit: Ryan Mack)
Vaneeta Singh
Engineering Manager

We develop the network software for Facebook applications on iOS and Android platforms. This includes measuring and improving performance, reliability, security, and efficiency of network communication with Facebook servers. Getting the most out of a diverse set of worldwide mobile networks, and millions of handsets with a wide range of hardware capabilities is challenging as well as fun. All this while we play good citizens in these networks and are mindful of the device battery, storage, and data consumption.