Google Inc. Mountain View , CA 94035
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.
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.
Manage the product life cycle of one or more Pixel device(s) (phone, tablet, etc.). Plan and deliver major and minor releases for Pixel devices.
Work closely with many teams including Android Engineering, Android Release, Google-wide Product Engineering teams, external Chipset vendors and 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.
Master's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
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.
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