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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Software Engineering Manager, Connectivity Infrastructure (a1K2K000008U1oWUAS)

Architecture and Engineering

All

Yearly

No

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Meta Connectivity, as an organization, has pivoted this year to focus on “metaverse-ready networks” – an industry-wide push to accelerate the evolution of connectivity to make Meta experiences amazing for everyone on the planet. It is widely recognized that network is one of the major bottlenecks behind this huge disparity. We have recently launched workstreams and early-stage work at Connectivity to start digging deeper into the heart of next-generation connectivity and networks that lie between our applications and devices and Meta infra. Connectivity Infra SWE team is leading and participating in several efforts in the core network infra that sits between the device and infra and that is owned by our partners. We are working towards making those networks more robust, higher performing, better quality, and working with the industry as well as other Meta teams on key initiatives to address the bottlenecks and gaps in those networks. This role will be a ground-floor opportunity to help shape one or more of those workstreams with a long-term view to make large-scale impact for “metaverse-ready networks”.Managing and growing this team will require someone with a broad skill set ranging from embedded, data plane, control plane, mgmt systems and cloud software. Vision and adaptability are a must as you help drive these new projects toward production. Generally, we embrace entrepreneurs as well as those who come from more established organizations. Software Engineering Managers are clearly characterized by progressive technical experience and demonstrated progression in management responsibility. You have also kept your coding skills sharp and bring an unwavering passion for managing the dynamics of a fast-paced environment.

Required SkillsSoftware Engineering Manager, Connectivity Infrastructure Responsibilities:
  • Hold your own in technical discussions, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence
  • Help define and drive regular development of an aggressive technical roadmap to meet the needs of the team, and partner teams
  • Operate in a rapidly evolving environment, adapting quickly to new information and re-prioritizing as needed
  • Partner with hardware and devices groups, network and traffic engineering, and other product and infrastructure groups
  • Work efficiently with our partner companies to drive change in the connectivity ecosystem
  • Help engineers develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, personalities, and work styles
  • Assess employee performance frequently, address under-performance, and recognize and promote excellent performance
  • Work closely with dedicated recruiting staff to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences/events, and on-boarding new employees
  • Communicate cross-functionally and drive engineering efforts
Minumum QualificationMinimum Qualifications:
  • Technical manager experience with experience in networking, systems, and software
  • 5+ years experience managing a networking-related software engineering team
  • 2+ years of experience managing software engineering managers
  • Experience in developing/delivering software for networking devices/appliances (driver/firmware, hardware dependent/independent layers, platform/system management) and in deploying those devices, ideally with Wi-Fi, Cellular or other last-mile background
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management and managing engineers
  • Knowledge of networking and cloud system fundamentals
  • Communications skills and detail-oriented
Preferred Qualification

(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $262,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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