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Before you can solve a problem, you have to define it. I rely on both my technical background and my people skills to get to the heart of what needs to be done, and make a plan for how to get it done.

Elinor Taussig

Technical Program Manager at Facebook_

Job description_

Elinor works with members of the company’s computer warehouse and data storage teams to protect the data used by Facebook’s analytics programs. The systems she works on help run Facebook and Instagram, for example, deciding what gets shown in Facebook News Feed.

More about Elinor

Pathway_

  • Start
    Specialized in computer science at high school growing up in Israel
  • Joined Israeli Army after graduation where she mastered programming
  • Worked for Algotec where she did a combo of technical, project and product management
  • While at Algotec, got degrees in Philosophy and Political Science at Tel Aviv University (and had two kids!)
  • Moved to U.S. with husband and two children. Initially looked for software engineering jobs, but then found out about technical program managers
  • Now
    Current job at Facebook combining technical, project management and product management skills
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