Job DetailsFull-timeEstimated: $110,000 – $140,000 a year11 hours ago
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business/finance, operations research, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience
7 years of relevant technical experience
Program and project management experience
MBA Degree or Master’s degree in an engineering discipline
Management consulting or corporate strategy experience
Data center, design and construction, and/or fabrication experience
Knowledge of Agile/Scrum, Lean manufacturing/construction, and/or Six Sigma
Outstanding problem solving, analytical, communication, and presentation skills
About the job
Google’s projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus while being able to dive into the unique engineering challenges we face daily. As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects using your engineering expertise. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders. You’re equally at home explaining your team’s analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical trade-offs in product development with engineers.
Using your extensive technical and leadership expertise, you manage projects of various size and scope, identifying future opportunities, improving processes and driving the technical directions of your programs.
As a Technical Program Manager (TPM), you will assist Google to identify, incubate, and implement transformational new approaches and technologies to deliver data center capacity. You will frame our biggest challenges and opportunities with subject matter experts from across Google, align diverse sets of stakeholders as to our shared goals, and develop and execute plans of action that swiftly move us to achieve them.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google’s product portfolio possible. We’re proud to be our engineers’ engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Collaborate with engineering, manufacturing, construction, finance, technology, operations, and other teams to identify and sharpen the business case(s) for various strategic initiatives
Develop comprehensive solutions to address business challenges and capture opportunities with project stakeholders and align teams and executive leadership as to the way forward
Author implementation plans to realize the value of new approaches and technologies to deliver DC capacity, obtain resources to carry out those plans, drive execution with extended project teams, and document and communicate status to stakeholders
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