QualificationsRecruitingCommunication skillsBachelor’s degree
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience.
20 years of professional experience or 18 years with an advanced degree.
Experience building scaled consumer products and product vision, and with infrastructure systems and data sets.
Experience recruiting and managing global teams.
25 years of professional experience.
Experience working across teams and organizations to effect positive engineering outcomes.
Technical knowledge and the ability to uncover root causes of complex technical problems and provide guidance on solving them.
Knowledge and understanding of end user and mobile computing.
Ability to inspire and motivate engineering teams to work together as a cohesive and productive unit.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to succinctly represent complex technical concepts to varied audiences and different levels of leadership.
About the job
At Google Photos, our mission is to be the home for all your photos and videos, organized and brought to life, so you can share and save what matters. We’re taking all the work out of storing, managing, sharing, and reliving your most cherished memories. We’re working to build a smarter, fairer, more engaging, and reliable gallery of the future, representing the record of your life for generations to come. As the Vice President of Engineering for Google Photos, you will be responsible for the overall success of the engineering organization including our apps and our quickly growing printing and storage businesses.
You will play a key role in setting vision, strategy, and roadmaps that ensure that Google Photos delivers on our mission to “Be a home for all your memories, automatically organized and brought to life, so you can save and share what matters.” You will set and convey a clear technical direction that supports our business goals, driving standards for engineering excellence that lead to us to scale thoughtfully and execute across our roadmaps to ensure trust, safety, privacy, security and high user satisfaction.
Google Photos is a photo sharing and storage service developed by Google. Photos is one of the most sought after products at Google and is looking for both client-side (web and mobile), with server-side (search, storage, serving) and machine intelligence (learning, computer vision) Software Engineers. We are dedicated to making Google experiences centered around the user.
Partner closely with the Photos leadership team – particularly Product, Design, and Operations to align on strategy and execution.
Partner with leaders across Google to deliver on annual and multi-year development plans, and collaborate externally with original manufacturers and third-party products.
Ensure that rollouts and launches are of the highest quality and delivered on-time to meet tight, and often inflexible, market timelines.
Set the technical vision, laying out and executing on a strategic roadmap to ensure that Photos is staying ahead of the industry in innovation and cutting-edge technologies.
Manage a technical, driven, and successful engineering organization.
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.