Technical Program Manager, Instagram Trust

Menlo Park, CA | San Francisco, CA

Ensuring that our platform is a positive force for the communities on Instagram is one of our most important responsibilities over the next few years. Our vision is to create an Instagram where everyone feels safe, supported, and free to express themselves. Instagram is looking for a Technical Program Manager to drive engineering programs designed to help protect harm from coming to its community of billions of people. As a TPM on Instagram, you will play a critical role across product and engineering teams. You will work to identify key challenges and partner closely with engineers, data scientists, product and policy teams to drive programs that address these challenges. You will play a key role in making our products safer as we grow. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, adept at collaborating cross-functionally, has experience with large scale systems, and experience in the privacy domain. This is a quickly evolving space, and the TPM is expected to be flexible and pivot based on the problems we are trying to solve. This person will be highly organized, productive, poised, and able to thrive in high-pressure, time-sensitive scenarios.


  • Collaborate with engineering partners to define success criteria, metrics, and create a supporting roadmap to solve long term people problems
  • Drive the day-to-day execution of cross-functional technical privacy programs, including internal process improvements, removing roadblocks, and delivery of projects that meet company mission & goals
  • Build and maintain relationships and partnerships in a highly dynamic matrix organization covering a range of areas, enabling collaboration, managing dependencies, and driving execution across teams at Instagram and Facebook
  • Partner with key engineering groups, product teams, analytics across the company to drive technical decision making and build scalable, performant, and reliable systems
  • Articulate the technology, requirements, goals and milestones of your team and partner teams
  • Communicate program updates, risks and new opportunities to leaders and stakeholders, identify dependencies and perform risk/change management on projects
  • Drive accountability and ownership in a fast-paced environment through project planning and strong interpersonal skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of software engineering, systems engineering, hardware engineering, or technical product/program management experience
  • Experience delivering tech programs or products from inception to delivery
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with data infrastructure, Python, and product development

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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