Accessory Technical Program Manager

Facebook Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

As an Accessory Technical Program Manager, you'll be part of a product group that is focused on the rapid development and execution of accessory products through a combination of in-house teams and overseeing external partners (both JDM and ODM development models). You will lead multidisciplinary accessory programs through the product development process that drive an immersive experience with our industry-leading virtual reality systems. You will work closely with external development partners and Oculus Business Development teams to bring VR and Portal accessory products to market.

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. You will work directly with our advanced manufacturing, quality, reliability, manufacturing test, hardware engineering, product safety & compliance, as well as corporate social responsibility teams to ensure the successful execution of our products. The focus will be to launch high-quality products with a sharp focus on cost and schedule.


  • Work closely with the Hardware teams (comprised 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 and go to market teams including operations, software, computer vision, research, product management, marketing, and sales

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 status, and identify/address potential risks

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

Up to 30% travel (20% international, 10% domestic)


  • 5+ years experience working as a technical program manager, with 3+ years on consumer electronics

Experience with managing mechanical, electrical, and firmware processes and deliverables

Knowledge with program and issue tracking and version control software

Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams and projects

Background driving China-based manufacturers, remotely and in-person

Proven bottom line project management experience (planning, cost, & delivery)

Experience operating in dynamic, fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

Bachelors degree in engineering, operations, or equivalent experience


  • CAD experience

Experience with packaging

Experience with GD&T & tolerance analysis

Fluency in Mandarin

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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