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Technical Program Manager, Software Engineering, Accessibility


Mountain View, CA,US

Full Job Description
Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience.
5 years of experience in program management, collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders and partners.
Experience implementing accessibility guidelines or accessibility testing.
Experience in program management, release management, or engineering management working on software engineering projects.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience managing multiple, time-sensitive projects simultaneously.
Experience with software release management and developer partnerships.
Experience defining deliverables, setting goals, tracking and reporting progress, and structuring tasks.
Ability to bring order out of chaos through technical problem solving, promoting visibility, and excellent communication.
About the job
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.

Using your extensive technical and leadership expertise, you manage projects of various size and scope, identifying future opportunities, improving processes and driving the technical directions of your programs.

The Central Accessibility Team's mission is to build innovative solutions and ensure Google’s products are accessible and empower people with disabilities to be socially engaged and productive. In this role you’ll collaborate with a wide variety of product teams and functions across Google to define and share best practices and policies on accessibility.

Google Research is building the next generation of intelligent systems for all Google products. To achieve this, we’re working on projects that utilize the latest computer science techniques developed by skilled software engineers and research scientists. Google Research teams collaborate closely with other teams across Google, maintaining the flexibility and versatility required to adapt new projects and foci that meet the demands of the world's fast-paced business needs.

Work closely with product managers and tech leads to develop feature and product release priorities.
Ensure project objectives, deliverables, and resource needs are clear.
Work with tech leads and engineers to develop and maintain project plans.
Drive completion of legal, privacy, and security requirements.
Manage fairness and Artificial Intelligence principal reviews for user studies and other program components.
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

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