- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
Experience project managing network infrastructure design and deployment projects.
Experience in network engineering and/or related technical roles in the telecommunications or internet industries.
Understanding of project managing the deployment of terrestrial and/or subsea long haul fiber optic network infrastructure engineering design and construction projects.
Ability to manage project priorities and technical resources and have relationships with multiple partner-teams, directors, and/or vendors.
Ability to identify opportunities for and drive cross-functional process improvements across the organization.
Demonstrated project management skills, including scope management, risk/issue management and reporting at multiple level in an organization.
Developed communication skills combined with a data-driven analytical approach towards solving complex challenges.
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, you will work cross functionally within the organization to ensure the delivery of ultra long-haul fiber optic infrastructure systems to support the core IP traffic demands which globally interconnect data center, backbone, and peering facilities to serve Google users.
You will manage multiple projects with high degree of complexity and scope. You will work closely with Technical and Program/Product/Project Leadership to determine project priorities and resolve scheduling issues. You will have the ability to demonstrate independence, creativity, and initiative that permits your work to be accepted and trusted by upper management and cross-functional teams globally.
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're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Project manage the delivery of large-scale network projects composed of long-haul dark fiber, leased wavelengths, circuit adds/moves/changes/disconnects, colo space, power, cross-connects, inside plant fiber, amplifier/regen sites from inception through delivery.
Lead cross-functional teams and manage multiple simultaneous large scale network projects with competing priorities. Lead kickoff and regular project status meetings and keep downstream teams at Google apprised of project and delivery status.
Manage project scope changes, through impact assessment and communication across stakeholders.
Engage with external vendors for outsourced network build services. Facilitate review and acceptance of vendor handover documentation.
Assist upstream planning, design, and acquisition teams in developing infrastructure requirements, priorities, and delivery date expectations. Engage with engineering staff to determine root causes and solutions and present your team's analyses, recommendations and approaches to stakeholders and executive management.
About the company
Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.
We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate