Associate General Counsel, Hardware Operations

Facebook Menlo Park , CA 94025

Posted 7 months ago

(Menlo Park, CA)

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.

Facebook's AR/VR business, including Building 8 and Oculus, bring together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We are looking for a highly motivated Associate General Counsel, Hardware Operations who will be responsible for providing tactical and working-level legal counsel across Building 8 and Oculus projects. You will interact closely with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel and innovative products in an exciting environment. This is a full-time position based in Menlo Park, CA.


  • Be the lead attorney supporting hardware technical operations and supply chain

  • Manage, counsel and advise on a broad range of arrangements and agreements across hardware operations and supply chain, including support of contract manufacturing, technical operations, strategic relationships and procurement

  • Ability to easily identify, manage and mitigate complex hardware and supply matters

  • Lead client support and provide strategic business and legal advice to develop a comprehensive, long-term approach to our relationships with key partners

  • Manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure

  • Actively collaborate with clients, other teams within Legal, and cross-functional teams across the company to coordinate on the above matters

  • Thrive, innovate and execute in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

  • Manage and lead training

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. degree and membership in at least one state bar

  • 8+ years of experience with hardware operations

  • Experience adapting to changing priorities and organizational needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-house experience with hardware technology companies

  • Experience leading support for hardware operations

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Associate General Counsel, Hardware Operations