Head of Operations, AR/VR Interaction Research

Facebook - Redmond, WA4.2

At Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), we are developing the future of virtual and augmented reality by bringing together a broad spectrum of expert teams in relevant technologies. We’re seeking an experienced organizational and operational leader to build cross-functional bridges and define and implement organizational and business strategies.
Define and implement organizational and operational strategies
Identify internal and cross-functional operational gaps, dive in, solve, create sustainable process, and backfill
Perform risk mitigation analysis, critical path determination, and change management on programs plus projects throughout their life including engineering assessments, design reviews, partner team/project focus, execution, budget, intellectual property management, etc.
Drive partner deliverables
Leadership and oversight through all phases of the project up to technology transfer to product: identification/quantification/analysis of opportunity, research and incubation, planning of timelines, budget, partners, hiring, project execution, and preparation for productization
Work independently
Communicate project objectives and reasoning to broad audiences as a means for managing and driving strategic partner engagement
Leadership experience driving projects scientifically, from a deliverable perspective, including managing budgets, contracts, talent, IP, etc.
M.S. or Ph.D. in business, engineering, or scientific discipline, or equivalent experience.
10+ years of experience leading teams and/or in scientific/engineering programs, labs, or products.
Experience with performers across multiple disciplines.
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