Engineering Manager, Google Cloud Platform

Google   •  

Mountain View, CA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 7 days ago

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or closely related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • years of experience leading software engineering teams (mentoring junior engineers, setting technical direction, etc.).
  • Large systems software design and development experience, including experience in Unix/Linux.
  • Hands-on programming experience in one of the following: Java, C++ or Python.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science.
  • 10 years of relevant industry experience, with 5 years of hands-on technical leadership for large-scale, cloud-based, and open source projects.
  • Good understanding of private and public cloud design considerations and limitations in the areas of virtualization, global infrastructure, distributed systems, load balancing, networking, massive data storage, Hadoop, MapReduce, and security with any technical paper publications and conference engagements.
  • Solid foundation in design, data structures and algorithms, and strong analytical and debugging skills withcustomer-facing products experience.
  • Proven track record of delivering successfully within aggressive timelines.
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills along with outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

About the job

The Cloud team requires technical leaders to help build our Cloud products in Mountain View. Engineering Managers have not only the technical chops to roll up their sleeves and provide technical leadership to major projects, but also manage a team of engineers. You will lead your team to shape and deliver Google Cloud Platform products, including App Engine, Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Datastore, Cloud PubSub, Cloud Dataflow, and more. You not only optimize your own code but make sure engineers are able to optimize theirs.

You manage your project goals, contribute to product strategy, drive architecture decisions, and design internet-scale solutions across various cloud and open source tools to resolve challenging cloud technology platform problems for our customers, in an effort to help develop your team. Software engineering teams work all across the company, in areas such as information retrieval, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression, user interface design; the list goes on and is growing every day. Operating with scale and speed, our world-class software engineers are just getting started -- and as a manager, you guide the way.

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.


  • Manage a software engineering team that builds, designs, implements and maintains front-ends and back-ends for Google’s PaaS/IaaS products and related services.
  • Manage robust and scalable systems in order to get ahead of the exponential demand.
  • Set goals, strategies, budgets, and oversee deployment of large-scale projects across multiple sites.
  • Influence and establish best engineering practices through solid design decisions, processes and tools.
  • Provide leadership for cloud developer technology inside Google and manage collaboration with cross-functional Engineering teams to streamline and improve adoption of Google Cloud Platform.