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From: Temina Madon <tma...@berkeley.edu>
Date: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 8:15 PM
Subject: [TIER] Facebook Connectivity Lab opening
Research Manager, Connectivity Lab
Menlo Park, CA
Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last
decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people
around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion
people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe,
a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast
We believe connecting the world is one of the greatest challenges of
our generation, and that everyone deserves access to the knowledge,
tools and opportunities that come from being connected. That’s why we,
along with other tech companies, launched Internet.org
(http://internet.org/), a global partnership to make the Internet
available to the two thirds of the worlds population that doesn’t have
it. The Connectivity Lab team has been working on developing new
platforms and solutions for connectivity. Come join us and help build
and lead a research team to support our Connectivity Lab. The
candidate will be adept at evaluating problems from a global level to
the nanoscale, in a variety of domains that include, but are not
limited to the communications systems themselves.
Help build and lead a research team to support the Connectivity Lab.
Champion engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics
and process for regular assessment and improvement
Establish and maintain excellent development processes.
Establish processes and tools to measure progress and impact.
Provide technical leadership and guidance to both your team members
and for the lab.
Foster a positive, creative and collaborative environment, encouraging
brainstorming and an openness to try new ideas.
Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on
accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management
Work with the commercial side of the Connectivity Lab to transition
research projects to commercialization.
B.S. or M.S. in Physics, Electrical Engineering or a related technical field.
Experience working on communication systems is a preferred.
At least 10 years of professional technical leadership experience
successfully architecting, developing, and launching hardware/software
projects and/or services
At least 10 years of experience managing successful engineering teams
including hiring/termination and performance management.
High proficiency and technical leadership in leading research efforts.
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Deep understanding of how culture and team dynamics create exceptional teams.
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