Spark AR Technical Program Manager

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Menlo Park, CA, United States
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The Spark AR team aims to fulfill meaningful human needs through Augmented Reality. We're doing this today through the Facebook family of apps at an unprecedented scale, and most recently through devices like Portal. As part of the larger AR/VR organization, we work towards carrying over the apps and content of the Spark AR platform to head mounted displays and wearables, thus ultimately achieving our mission of giving people the power to perceive and augment the world in any way imaginable.

As a Technical Program Manager in Spark AR, you will play a key role in the execution of programs including planning of requirements, managing schedules, identifying and tracking risks and associated mitigations. You will be responsible for communication of program status and risk to program stakeholders. In this role, you will have a major impact on all Spark AR future products.

  • Develop project schedules based on product requirements, technical challenges, and business needs.
  • Manage communication within ARVR and cross functional teams.
  • Work with teams to set milestones, communicate project statuses, and identify/address potential setbacks.
  • Work cross-functionally to develop best practices and product development processes in a quickly-changing and dynamic environment.
  • Coordinate and contribute to engineering deliverables including specifications and test plans.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review.
  • Engage with cross-functional teams to identify constraints, dependencies, risks/issues, and to deliver software features.
  • Identify resources needed and work closely with the team leads to maintain full visibility of multiple projects, ensuring resource gaps are addressed efficiently.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years experience as a Technical Program Manager managing software programs from inception to production.
  • 2+ years of experience of API/SDK platform program management experience.
  • Problem-solving and organizational experience and a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Experience building relationships and collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • An understanding of software development processes and best practices.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years experience as a Technical Program Manager managing software programs from inception to production.
  • 2+ years of experience of API/SDK platform program management experience.
  • Problem-solving and organizational experience and a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Experience building relationships and collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • An understanding of software development processes and best practices.

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.


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Spark AR Technical Program Manager
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