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.
As a Program Manager, you have demonstrated experience in the area of complex, multi-disciplinary and geographically dispersed data center design, development, construction and commissioning projects, along with experience in managing large and diverse teams.
You will lead and manage the team, delivering large-scale data centers, computer farms, networking, AC power distribution / conversion and cooling methods at multiple scales.
In this role, you'll manage complex schedules, budgets and broad inter-dependencies. Additionally, you'll have extensive experience managing large-scale technical projects in a rapidly changing industry, along with the ability to demonstrate problem solving leadership with limited oversight and to thrive in ambiguity.
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 keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Manage data center construction and delivery organization for both small and large projects. Manage scope related to new construction projects and / or capital improvement projects in existing facilities, utilizing internal and outsourced resources.
Oversee the development of master plans, basis of design, detail design, construction, successful commissioning, close out and hand-off to operations, ensuring safety / cost / schedule / quality targets and customer demands are being met.
Collaborate with the Global Design and Construction team. Develop and implement regional / local construction methodology and relevant supply chain.
Develop and implement an effective vendor management program to measure and track external service provider performance.
Interface with key internal and external cross-functional teams to achieve program goals for the project. Encourage and motivate the team to drive safety culture and processes as a top priority.
Minimum qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience.
10 years of experience managing projects.
Experience with facility electrical and mechanical systems.
Experience working in APAC and the markets in the region.
Preferred qualifications :
Master's degree or PhD in Electrical / Mechanical / Industrial Engineering, Construction Management, related technical field.
6 years of experience with data center equipment / environments (e.g., switchgear, generators, chillers, cooling towers, air handling units, controls).
Experience managing vendor relationships with an understanding of standard practices in the design and construction industry, including fast-track design build processes and associated documents.
Experience in requirement gathering, resource organization, task prioritization, scheduling, and achieving objectives on schedule / within budget.
Experience in green field construction projects. Knowledge of start up / commissioning, safety, and quality processes.
Ability to lead teams. Excellent leadership, collaboration and problem-solving skills.