QualificationsUXProduct managementWriting skillsBachelor’s degree
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
15 years of product management experience, including providing product vision and roadmaps, directing launches, and writing PRDs and MRDs.
Experience with user experience and managing consumer interfaces and Key Opinion Formers/executives, focusing on the user’s security.
Experience working with security, spam, abuse, identity, or a related area.
Expertise in building and leading high-performing teams that have achieved large goals.
Ability to be a leader with a vision and narrative skills who can drive innovation across multiple surfaces and inspire the team to build for the future.
Demonstrated ability to drive product excellence across many different product lines.
Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, creating commitment and a drive for success in their teams and peers.
Excellent collaboration and partnering skills, especially in flat, functionally-oriented organizations, are also critical.
About the job
As the Director, Product Management, Google Play and Android Safety, you will be responsible for providing the product vision, strategy, and execution for key Security, App Safety, and Privacy experiences for Android and Google Play. You will also be responsible for threat intelligence, malware and on-device intelligence platforms that keep the Google Play Store clean from unwanted mobile software and power the safety experience. Additionally, as the Director you will design and lead a multi-year product roadmap — balancing short and long-term goals and investments — to build further Android and Google Play’s Security and Privacy positions in the eyes of users, key opinion formers, and regulators. In this role, you will work closely with the Play and Android leadership, engineering, hardware, product marketing, and other cross-functional teams to determine Google’s product strategies, ensure successful product launches, and plan for global market growth.
Google Play offers music, movies, books, apps and games for devices, powered by the cloud. It syncs across devices and on the web. As part of the Android and Mobile team, Googlers working on Google Play do everything from engineering our backend systems, to shaping product strategy, to forming great content partnerships. They make it possible for people to do things like buy an ebook or song on their Android phone, then have it instantly available on their laptop. The Google Play team enhances the Android ecosystem by giving developers and partners a premium store where they can reach millions of users.
Lead the development of a compelling product vision and strategy for Play and Android Safety with a focus on building the most trusted app store, advancing Play and Android privacy, and building trusted user experiences.
Develop and adhere to a disciplined product development process, ensuring key milestones are met.
Drive product insights, roadmap prioritization, and resource allocation, and ensure continued focus on long-term innovation and value-generation.
Work closely with cross-functional leaders and other product leaders across Play, Android, and across Google to gain buy-in, forge partnerships, and build enthusiasm for the product vision.
Grow and develop a high-performing product team, including attracting, growing and retaining talent, building a strong and healthy succession bench, and fostering a culture consistent with our brand, organizational values, user/customer focus.
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