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.
As a Business Operations Program Manager for the Global Data Center team, you are a data driven problem solver who can drive strategy and operations and develop data center infrastructure recommendations. You are a thought partner to senior leaders to effectively deliver innovative and actionable solutions for complex business and organization issues. You're a well-rounded with the ability to "crunch the numbers" one minute and critically think through strategic issues the next. Lastly, you are a self starter with a high degree of rigor, organization, and discipline to get things done.
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.
BA/BS degree in a quantitative discipline (Finance, Economics, Statistics, Science, or Engineering) or equivalent practical experience.
5 years of relevant work experience and/or experience in a Management Consulting role.
Experience in creating strategy roadmaps, assessing ROI, forecasting and conducting quarterly business reviews.
Experience with global business operations.
MBA or graduate degree in a management field with emphasis on business operations and strategy
7 years of relevant work experience in management consulting focused on large scale complex operational and strategic initiatives.
Data Center industry experience and experience in areas such as supplier management, project management, global operations, and/or cost controls in industry.
Provide strategic, analytical support for all business intelligence activities for Google's data centers/hosting business. Interact cross-functionally with a variety of people/teams.
Structure/execute operational and strategic initiatives by developing work plans, gathering/synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses and developing recommendations.
Work with engineering/operations colleagues to help shape/drive the tactical/strategic development of Google's data center hosting business. Leverage business acumen and industry knowledge to develop/deliver competitive intelligence and business analytics.
Manage initiatives and drive programs both regularly and on an ad hoc basis to maximize hosting operating efficiencies. Program manage operational reviews, organization level communications and strategy summits to drive execution against/impact from the organization's strategy.
Perform business analytics and decision support models. Communicate results, methods, and findings to leadership and influence leads to take action on these findings.