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Meta TPM Manager - Metaverse XR Platform in Des Moines, Iowa


The Meta Reality Labs (RL) team is developing future products in Virtual and Augmented Reality with groundbreaking experiences for consumers and businesses. In the role of TPM Manager for XR platform team(s), you will lead Technical Program Managers responsible for building our cross device platform and foundations that powers these groundbreaking experiences. As the TPM Manager, you will manage and grow an existing team of TPMs to help drive highly cross-functional programs. You will be driving development of the platform and developing tools and processes necessary for reliable, on-time and high quality product integration; and finally ensuring teams across the organization are on track to deliver on long-term strategies. The ideal candidate will have deep technical and program management expertise needed to provide support to a high performing team that is working to drive results across multiple complex, large scale initiatives. They will be an inspirational leader that can win trust and establish alignment with a multi-disciplinary array of cross-functional partners, and leverage this trust to exert influence across all phases of the product development lifecycle. They will have demonstrated experience building, mentoring and nurturing technical program/product management or engineering teams of 6 or more, and operating at scale in a highly transformative environment. They will be an innovative, intellectually curious problem solver who does not need to have the “correct” answer but, rather, is able to quickly steer the conversation toward a productive programmatic and principled solution by building and driving consensus. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to manage the team, develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done.

Required Skills:

TPM Manager - Metaverse XR Platform Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for people management of an organization - hiring, developing and implementing organizational structure, delivering performance reviews, providing continual feedback, coaching and career growth for direct reports.

  2. As a manager, you will be responsible for identifying and solving systemic, organizational-wide problems, influencing, and building strong relationships. Partners include Product Management and Engineering to define needs to support strategic planning and execution as well as metrics, program requirements and scope.

  3. Establish yourself as a cross-functional partner you will lead technical discussions and be responsible for designing and executing process and strategy frameworks that facilitate product-related goal setting, decision making and business impact.

  4. Articulate to stakeholders your team’s technology requirements, goals and milestones.

  5. Integrate your technical knowledge, subject matter expertise and understanding trends to drive sound decisions and influence business direction through data-driven analysis.

  6. Develop and train others to manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.

  7. Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.

  8. Perform risk and change management on projects.

  9. Influence program/product direction and simplify complexity.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 7+ years of software industry experience or technical product/program management experience.

  3. 2+ years of people management experience leading teams to deliver technical programs or products from inception to delivery.

  4. Experience communicating and 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.

  5. Analytical and problem-solving experience with complex software development.

  6. Experience establishing and leading teams through multi-disciplinary relationships including product management and engineering to drive product impact.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience shipping consumer device software/developer APIs.

  2. Experience in scaling platforms and people for large scale growth.

  3. Experience in shipping AOSP and/or development of a custom OS.

  4. Experience in quality, security, privacy aspects of shipping consumer devices.

Industry: Internet

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