Manager, Global Infrastructure Group Service Leads

Google   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: Technology

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11 - 15 years

Posted 33 days ago

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Business, related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in program or project management.
  • Experience in capacity planning, planning data center infrastructure, and/or large-scale program implementations.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA or Master's degree with a technical emphasis.
  • Experience leading cross-functional process improvements. Ability to collaborate and influence across multiple levels of an organization.
  • Knowledge of the tools and elements of project management.
  • Ability to comfortably shift between hands-on detailed analysis and big picture thinking and customize communications based on the audience.
  • Excellent sense of accountability and ownership for end-to-end project lifecycle.
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical, and verbal/written communication skills.

About the job

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.

The Global Infrastructure Group (GIG) is responsible for driving optimal fulfillment and transforming Google’s fleet by balancing and shaping demand intent from our Product Areas, deployment decisions for new technology, and supply capability across datacenters, networking, and machines

In this role, you will manage a team of Global Infrastructure Group Service Leads to support product area needs. You will oversee planning and delivery activities as the single point-of-contact, translate business needs into planning and delivery requirements, balance resource needs with optimal fleet actions to drive efficient fulfillment, define metrics and reporting, partner with other groups to advocate and track progress on software initiatives and enable growth, work with various teams to update standards as technology requirements change, and plan for any turndowns, tech refresh plans, or any changes to the fleet.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of GIG Service Leads to support product area needs.