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Facebook Product Manager - Facebook Open Research and Transparency in Boston, Massachusetts


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 Open Research and Transparency (FORT) is dedicated to figuring out new ways to support researchers through data sharing, while working to help keep people’s information safe. The organization develops researcher products which include data access controls, analysis tools, APIs, and datasets that enable research on the impact of Facebook on society, in areas such as elections and democracy. FORT is seeking a skilled Product Manager to help continue to scale our offerings to the research community.

Required Skills:

  1. Support the ideation, technical development, and launch of external research data, tooling, privacy, and governance products

  2. Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution

  3. Establish strategic and tactical roadmaps for FORT products partnering with the broader cross-functional teams across FORT, partnerships, public policy, and communications pillars to identify how to best serve the researcher community

  4. Drive product development with a team of world-class engineers and designers Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction

  5. Develop and design measurement strategies to understand the impact of data and tooling products on the academic community

  6. Understand Facebook’s strategic and competitive position and deliver products that meet the needs of the external research community

  7. Be on the front lines of dataset launches and proactively communicate regular updates, launch dates and concerns

  8. Build partnerships with internal teams including legal, data science, and privacy teams to establish standards and processes for responsible data sharing

  9. Willingness to travel

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 4+ years of experience building researcher products which may include data access controls, analysis tools, APIs, and datasets

  2. PhD, JD, or Master's degree

  3. Experience with data science, social media data sets, and academic research on technology and society

  4. Understanding of data sharing and privacy standards

  5. Demonstrated experience in training others on digital tools and processes

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience driving projects forward with multiple internal, external stakeholders and consulting experience

  2. Experience presenting at public events and engaging with high-level stakeholders

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at