Google – Security Technical Program Manager, Platforms and Ecosystems – Austin, TX

September 17, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Security Technical Program Manager, Platforms and Ecosystems

Company: Google

Job description: Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Kirkland, WA, USA; Austin, TX, USA; New York City, NY, USA.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience in technical program management on security or software engineering programs.
  • 3 years of experience in security such as vulnerability management, incident management, security assessments (e.g., audits, threat modeling, red teaming) or security development (e.g., products, features, tooling).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with the Android operating system, Linux kernel, Android app development, and firmware design.
  • Experience in Android operating system, Linux kernel, Android app development, and firmware design.
  • Experience with security for physical devices (e.g., mobile phones, vehicles, wearables)
  • Experience in leading projects developing security products, tooling, or infrastructure.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with engineering and leadership teams like Engineering Managers, Product Managers, Security Engineers, and Software Engineers.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, with sufficient level of technical capability to effectively communicate with engineers, scope technical programs, and identify technical risks.

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.

Google is an engineering company at heart. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact on users around the world. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, social to local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.


  • Manage and scale security engineering programs by defining milestones and success criteria, resource allocation, and successful on-time delivery.
  • Understand the end-to-end solution and implementation path in order to execute large, complex security programs.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams and set clear expectations about responsibilities to internal and external customers.
  • Design and architecture related knowledge to develop and drive technical solutions alongside Engineering teams.
  • Advocate security technologies and initiatives with both internal and external partners.

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 and If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our .

Expected salary:

Location: Austin, TX

Job date: Sat, 17 Sep 2022 04:25:49 GMT


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