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System Technical Program Manager (Accessories)

Company: Oculus
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

As a System Hardware Technical Program Manager for accessories, you will lead multidisciplinary device programs through the product development process that drive an immersive experience with our industry-leading Reality Lab products. You will own a portfolio of devices that can include new controllers, audio devices, ergonomic enhanced straps, and new ways to interact with both virtual and augmented realities. You will drive device development from early concept exploration and into production. You will establish requirements with internal and external customers, manage program schedules, identify risks and associated mitigation plans, and clearly communicate to program stakeholders. We look for program managers who are natural motivators, cross-functional relationship builders, and champions for driving the right level of process to ensure smooth and predictable program execution in a fast-paced innovative environment.

System Technical Program Manager (Accessories) Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Hardware teams (composed of industrial design, soft goods, mechanical, electrical, and firmware engineers) developing accessory products from concept to production.
  • Drive cross-functional program deliverables by working with other development teams including operations, software, computer vision, and research.
  • Create development, delivery, and qualification schedules based on system requirements, technical challenges, lead-times and business needs.
  • Manage communication within and between internal engineering and external vendor teams.
  • Assist engineering and sourcing teams with supplier evaluation and selection.
  • Work with teams to set milestones, communicate program statuses, and identify/address potential setbacks.
  • Work cross-functionally to develop best practices and product development processes to support internal and external teams in developing Oculus products and Oculus certified products.
  • Manage delivery of samples and mass production parts for the different builds.
  • Organize required face to face on site meeting with vendors.
  • Coordinate and contribute to engineering deliverables including specifications and test plans.
  • Ensure program documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review.
  • Contribute to resource planning to ensure program success.
  • Up to 30% travel (10-20% international, 10% domestic).

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • BS in Engineering field or equivalent experience.
    • At least 3 years hardware or related, equivalent technical experience.
    • Experience working as a technical program manager on consumer electronics or related experience.
    • Experience with managing mechanical, electrical, and firmware processes and deliverables.
    • Communication, planning skills, and attention-to-detail.
    • Familiarity with program and issue tracking and version control software.
    • Proven experience operating autonomously across multiple teams and projects.
    • Experience maintaining a positive way of thinking, be a source of team morale, composed and effective in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with accessories or managing multiple programs simultaneously
      • Experience with packaging

        Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Keywords: Oculus, Seattle , System Technical Program Manager (Accessories), Executive , Seattle, Washington

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