- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
- Mountain View
Google's projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus. As a Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders. Your projects often span offices, time zones and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the players coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines.
In Stadia Hardware Operations, you’ll work closely alongside a cross-functional team to execute and deliver high-quality solutions for Stadia. You’ll work to operationalize Stadia development, establishing great working relationships with peers inside and outside our organization and helping to drive operational scale and flexibility.
Stadia is Google’s premier Video Game platform, designed for everyone. We are working on custom built hardware and rapidly evolving open source technology to deliver a seamless gaming experience across multiple devices. Stadia provides players new ways to discover, engage, and connect with content with no download required thanks to our cutting-edge data centers. Our team members are building the tools that will push game development to new levels, reducing the barrier to entry and bringing gaming to everyone. Through the power of Stadia, there is unlimited possibility.
- Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, an engineering discipline, or equivalent practical experience.
- 7 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, Program Management, New Product Introduction (NPI) or related field.
- Experience managing Consumer Hardware Development programs from concept, through prototype, mass production, and to end-of-life.
- MBA or Master's degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations Research, Operations Engineering, or relevant field.
- Experience in the consumer technology market, negotiating with OEMs, CMs/ODMs, and third-party suppliers.
- Ability to work in a cross-functional team to collaborate, define, and implement new operational functions.
- Ability to work well under pressure, persevere, and achieve goals. Demonstrated bias towards execution.
- Excellent analytical, quantitative reasoning, problem-solving, creativity, and strategic skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
- Drive hardware strategy and daily execution for Stadia hardware.
- Drive cross-functional teams to optimize the supply chain for specific strategic reasons while accounting for risks and changes in schedule or demand.
- Drive manufacturing operational readiness, leveraging internal partner resources and ongoing efficiency and improvement across factories.
- Anticipate production and operational risk, communicate risks, and mitigate them. Work closely with internal teams and CM/ODM’s to mitigate risks.
- Lead regular meetings to communicate plans and strategy with cross-functional operations and demand planning. Ensuring a proper level of capacity based on quarterly and weekly forecasts.
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