(Usa-Ca-Mountain View) Technical Program Manager, Android Pixel (New Devices)

Google Inc. Mountain View , CA 94035

Posted 3 days ago

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.

To be a successful Technical Program Manager on this team you'll epitomize the philosophy that huge gains are made in the long run by focusing on the right details now.

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.

Making the world's information universally accessible and useful doesn't stop at the desktop. The Mobile team builds tools to get you the information you need no matter where you are. Android has become the world's most popular mobile ecosystem, powering billions of devices, from smartphones to tablets, watches to TVs and everything in between. Whether adding to the core Android experience, forging new markets for digital content, creating immersive and portable versions of our products or managing relationships with a global community of developers, the Mobile team is giving you Google on the go.


Responsibilities

  • Manage the Product Life Cycle of one or more Pixel device(s) (Phone, Tablet, etc.). This includes planning and delivering major and minor releases for these Pixel devices.

  • Work closely with many teams like Android Engineering, Android Release, other Google-wide Product Engineering teams, external Chipset vendorsand OEM Partners, QA, Support etc., both locally and remotely.

  • Focus on the user experience and champion the Android/Pixel quality bar internally, as well as with OEM partners to ensure we maintain a great product.

  • Seek out all necessary schedule inputs and develop a solid, defensible plan for release and keep the team tracking to it.

  • Manage communication of progress/status within the core team and externally (customers, partners, etc.), and escalate issues as necessary.

Qualifications


Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience as a Program Manager or as an Engineering Manager.
  • 2 years of experience as a practicing engineer in a relevant technical domain.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MA/MS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience.

  • 6 years of relevant work experience including 4 years of industry experience in managing large, complex projects.

  • Experience writing System level software, working with Operating Systems, Mobile Networks and delivering Consumer Electronics.

  • Experience debugging tough technical issues that cross boundaries between Hardware, Software and Network teams.

  • Expert at the practical application of Program Management principles and tools.

  • Track record of quickly earning credibility based on your knowledge, flexibility and amazing accomplishments, as well as possessing fantastic communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

At Google, we dont just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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(Usa-Ca-Mountain View) Technical Program Manager, Android Pixel (New Devices)

Google Inc.