Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • Sunnyvale


Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Technology, Engineering, Science, Economics, a related field or equivalent practical experience.
4 years of experience in consulting, program management and tools/process development.
Experience managing network architecture or technical infrastructure programs.
Preferred qualifications:
Experience leading cross-functional initiatives.
Experience in a high-volume or critical production service environment.
Demonstrated financial modeling 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.
The Program Manager role in Google's Energy and Location Strategy (ELS) group is at the core of preparing for the continued growth of Google's Infrastructure. You will play a pivotal role ensuring that Google datacenter infrastructure is carefully planned and sourced in a time, place and configuration which is ideal for serving Google's users. Your role sits at a nexus of capacity planning, technical planning, site selection, project execution and business analysis.
As the Program Manager, Edge Planning, you are comfortable driving large projects which span several teams and can think critically and strategically about Google as a business and as an operation.
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.
Participate in long term forecasting, data center capacity planning and capacity planning development. Analyze forecast and ensure appropriate implementation by infrastructure acquisition team.
Act as subject matter expert within ELS. Ensure close relationship with data center resource engineering, networking and other related partner teams.
Collect internal and external data on metro and regional level. Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of the data in order to support roadmaps and drive change.
Create market and regional based long term infrastructure plans. Create corresponding acquisition roadmaps and ensure alignment and communication of ELS’ roadmaps with partner teams’ plans.
Identify process improvements and drive slim lining and improvements of existing processes. Influence and track technical, architecture and policy evolutions of Google’s infrastructure and ensure appropriate implementation by ELS.

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

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