Manufacturing Systems Manager, Consumer Hardware

Enterprise Engineering | Hong Kong - Shanghai, China

The Oculus team at Facebook builds the VR hardware and platform to let you experience anything, anywhere, with anyone. Additionally, Facebook has teams dedicated to building social experiences in VR that make it easier to spend time with your friends, wherever they are. Virtual reality’s potential to connect the world is immense—and we’re just getting started. (Oculus Research is driving the state of the art forward with breakthrough work in computer vision, advanced optics, eye tracking, mixed reality, and new ways to map the human body.) Our manufacturing systems team is responsible for building and supporting manufacturing infrastructure, connectivity between sites to ensure the success of the Consumer Hardware group. Oculus is seeking a manager to lead the design, deployment, and operations of its consumer hardware manufacturing systems. This position is responsible for leading a diverse technical team. This individual should have deep technical knowledge and have the ability to discuss and apply technical solutions to business challenges. This position is part of the Enterprise Engineering organization and will be based out of Shanghai.


  • Lead teams responsible for the design, deployment and support of manufacturing systems and network infrastructure.
  • Define and execute on the product roadmap and strategy to support business and engineering for all of Consumer Hardware's manufacturing needs.
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with business leaders, and provide engineering and support strategies that meet business goals.
  • Develop strong partnerships with third party contract manufacturers needed to ensure seamless delivery at manufacturing sites.
  • Coordinate dispersed teams under tight deadlines needed to build server rooms at third-party contract manufacturers and distribution centers in Asia Pacific.
  • Work closely with software and data engineering teams to ensure application environments and infrastructures are built and closely optimized for each other.
  • Integrate security into all layers of the environment in order to protect sensitive data stored on systems at third party sites and in cloud environments.
  • Ensure excellent support, stability and maximum uptime for manufacturing systems and network infrastructure across globally dispersed sites and cloud environments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or related technical field.
  • 5+ years of experience leading a cross-functional team at a multi-national company.
  • 5+ years of Linux and MySQL experience. (CentOS highly preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience with networking principals, firewalls, load balancers.
  • 7+ years of experience designing, building and supporting complex environments including systems, multi-site LAN/WAN networks, VPNs, cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures.
  • Solid understanding of server hardware and sizing, hypervisor technologies (ESXi), and cross-platform integrations
  • Ability and demonstrated talent in avoiding or minimizing business impact despite existing technical challenges.
  • Strong and demonstrable experience 'defense in depth' security across all layers from physical to infrastructure to software.
  • Previous experience with and success navigating IT logistical and technical challenges in China.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in MIS, CIS, Engineering or related technical experience.
  • APAC regional management experience a plus.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing or other similar continuous production environments is highly desired.

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