About the job
Google's projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus. As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects. You plan requirements withinternal 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, timezones and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the players coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines.
Geo’s mission is to assist users as they navigate and explore the world, wherever they are. Making that mission a reality includes a well oiled, effective operations team that is deployed in everything from bootstrapping data collection to moderating incoming user edits to imagery hardware development to ad hoc data evaluation totraining machine learning models. The goal of Geo Data Operations is to contribute to Geo’s mission by delivering world class geo data by utilizing human resources in the most valuable ways possible.
As our operations are evolving we’re just beginning to tap into the opportunities that Machine Learning will unlock for geo data. We need a toolkit that moves with us into the next stage of our operations, scales with the team and is nimble enough to meet future demands.
The Geo team builds the most accurate, comprehensive, and useful maps for our users. More than a billion people rely on Google Maps services to explore the world and navigate their daily lives. That includes sailing down the Amazon river, choosing where to get a bite of pizza, flying over a 3D version of New York City and saving timecommuting.
Geo helps merchants get their businesses on Google, and more than a million developers use the power of Google Maps to enhance their apps and websites. They are solving complex computer science problems, designing beautiful and intuitive product experiences and improving the accuracy of our geo data, all in order to plot a course for the future of mapping.