Technical Program Manager III, Platform Systems, Google Cloud

March 26, 2024

Job Description

Minimum qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Hardware Engineering, or a technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
• 5 years of experience in program management.
• 5 years of experience working with computer or data center hardware products.
Preferred qualifications:
• 5 years of experience managing cross-functional or cross-team projects.
• Experience in software engineering, hardware engineering, computer hardware. Experience with launching datacenter products.
• Experience running large programs and managing teams, and experience engaging and communicating with director level and executives.
• Sense of accountability, ownership for the project lifecycle, and knowledge of project management.
• Technical judgement and understanding of large-scale distributed systems.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
About the job
A problem isn’t truly solved until it’s solved for all. That’s why Googlers build products that help… create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe. As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you’ll use your technical expertise to lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish. You’ll work with stakeholders to plan requirements, identify risks, manage project schedules, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. You’re equally comfortable explaining your team’s analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical tradeoffs in product development with engineers.
Our goal is to build a Google that looks like the world around us – and we want Googlers to stay and grow when they join us. As part of our efforts to build a Google for everyone, we build diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout the company.
As a Technical Program Manager in Platform Systems, you will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing complex programs which cross-organizational boundaries, driving goals/objectives, associated program plans, timelines, resolving problems, identifying gaps, and escalating to management as needed.
In this role, you will help further Google’s business goals through the team’s contributions. You will lead both technically and organizationally through influence. You will model the values of Google and represent our culture of inclusion, transparency, and innovation in the decisions you make and communications you share.
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.
The US base salary range for this full-time position is $142,000-$211,000 bonus equity benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google .
• Lead a diverse cross-functional team, spanning all organizational levels and functional areas to develop and deliver programs from inception to production.
• Manage multiple cross-functional programs simultaneously with competing priorities. Drive consistency between Google Cloud processes and central processes.
• Use technical judgment to drive project delivery, technology reviews, challenge proposals and build consensus.
• Develop and prepare project documentation, process maps, presentations, and tracking reports to provide detailed current status of each project.
• Engage with engineering directors, product leaders and other Technical Program Management groups, to streamline processes, simplify execution, manage Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), release on time, bring tooling for efficiencies. and help the teams you are engaged with in execution. Lead and mentor project staff and team members


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