Technical Program Manager I (40843-1)

Technical Program Manager I (40843-1)

Job Title:Technical Program Manager I (40843-1)Duration: 12 to 24 monthsLocation: Burlingame, CAJob Type: W2, Client: Social Media CompanySummary:In this role, the Technical Program Manager will support a Facebook Reality Labs Research team that is working on the future of input and interaction for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). This role will focus on project managing cross-functional projects through the planning and execution phases while working with researchers and engineers. Other aspects of the job will include developing and managing contracts with external academic research teams and vendors, overseeing project budgets, communicating with cross-functional stakeholders, and coordinating resources and timelines for experiments.RESPONSIBILITIES? Work with internal research/engineering teams to track statuses of multiple projects, lead regular check-ins (monthly, quarterly, etc.), identify and escalate dependencies and risks, seek and reduce inefficiencies? Coordinate cross-functional interactions, communication, and alignment? Be accountable for project budgets? Communicate program progress to cross functional stakeholders through internal posts and meetings? Work with researchers to coordinate human subjects research experiments, including lab setup and data collection and analysis operations? Work with technical leads to develop, modify, and manage technical Statements of Work (SOW) with academic research teams and vendorsQUALIFICATIONS? 2+ years of experience as a technical program manager, working with engineers or researchers and driving project progress and schedules? 1+ years of experience managing budgets and contracts? 1+ years experience managing vendors and external suppliersPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS? Experience in one of the following: hardware development, optics, sensing technologies, biomedical engineering, neuroscience, or human-computer interaction? Experience in project management? Experience in managing budgets and contracts? Experience with research and academic environments? Experience working with team members from diverse backgrounds (scientists, engineers, program managers, supply chain, finance contacts, lawyers)EDUCATIONBachelor’s in a technical field with a focus on hardware engineering (e.g. biomedical, electrical, mechanical). PMP, Master’s, or PhD preferred 

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