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Software Engineering Manager - Conversational AI - Facebook
United States (Redmond)

We're looking for experienced Engineering and Research Manager with a proven track record of developing and shipping high quality products or infrastructure to join Conversational AI group. The Conversational AI group built M, Messenger's in-thread assistant that proactively recommends stickers, polls, restaurants, movie tickets and so much more to more than 1.3 billion people that use Facebook Messenger every month. This journey is only 1% finished, and assistant features within Messenger today represent only initial steps in terms of what we expect a truly social assistant to be able to do in the years ahead.

As an Engineering Manager working within the Assistant Team at Facebook, the ideal candidate will have experience in managing software engineering teams developing Conversation AI systems. As such, strong foundational knowledge of ML, NLP, neural networks and experience working with massive amounts of data will also be necessary. They should also have strong software engineering skills and the ability to build systems that reach Facebook scale.

• Manage and support an engineering team responsible for the systems and technologies applicable across the product
• Define and manage success metrics across teams
• Identify opportunities to share technology across teams and manage partnership opportunities with internal cross-functional partners
• Evangelize technical solutions, frameworks, and best practices across the team and organization
• Guide research scientists and engineers in building state of the art in Conversational AI systems and infrastructure
• Communicate cross-functionally and drive engineering efforts
• Hold your own in technical discussion, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence

Minimum Qualification
• 5+ years work experience as an engineer developing products similar to Conversational AI, knowledge graphs, Machine • Learning Systems, Natural Language Processing systems, large scale data pipelines or infrastructure
• 2+ years experience directly managing a team of engineers
• Experience shipping multiple products across various platforms
• Degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Physics, Mathematics, or related technical field

Preferred Qualification
• Experience in building state of the art in Dialog Systems, especially in areas such as Natural Language Understanding, Dialog Management, Natural Language Generation, and Question Answering
• Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems
• Experience in coding in languages such as Python and C++

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