Project Coordinator III- 18423-1

Project Coordinator III- 18423-1

Job Title: Project Coordinator III 18423-1 Duration: +12 months with a scope of extension or conversionJob Type: W2Job Location: Redmond, WAJob Description: 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:The Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) Research Team brings together a world-class team of researchers, developers, and engineers to create the future of AR and VR, which together will become as universal and essential as smartphones and personal computers are today. FRL Research is looking for the next generation of scientists and engineers to tackle the most ambitious problems in wearable computing.The main function of this Software Project Coordinator is to provide successful definition, implementation, and delivery of complex projects that require cross-functional collaboration with interdependencies across a group of projects and/or related activities. They will be responsible for tracking and monitoring project progress, schedule and logistical coordination, facilitating communication to all levels of stakeholders, and producing documentation and reports.Job Responsibilities:Work with the Software Engineering team to facilitate building the systems we need for AR/VR research.Monitoring team’s progress towards project goals and milestones and coordinate with other teams when necessary.Compile reports concerning progress of work and downtime to distribute to personnel involved in the project as well as key project stakeholders.Identify trends and relationships amongst managed projects and enable frequent and rapid communication across project portfolios.Minimum Qualifications:5+ years of technical product/program management experience.Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.Knowledge of software engineering principles and development lifecycle.Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.Knowledge of user needs, gathering requirements, and defining scope.Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrated critical thinking, and thought leadership.Communication experience and experience working with technical management teams to develop systems, solutions, and products.Organizational, coordination and multi-tasking experience.Analytical and problem-solving experience with large-scale systems.Experience establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners in different time zones.Experience entering and routing bugs and tasks in a project management software system such as Asana or JiraSoftware domain knowledge helpful along with development cycleEducation/Experience:Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science or related field required.Experience within startup, tech, or research environments an asset

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