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Technical Program Manager, Search and Assistant Accessibility

Google

Mountain View, CA,US

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
3 years of experience as a Program Manager.
Experience as a Test Engineer or similar role working on scripting and debugging.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience with a wide range of assistive technologies and understanding of accessibility challenges in web and customer applications.
Experience weighing technical tradeoffs and making decisions that help teams prioritize their work, keeping maximum user impact in mind.
Experience influencing and navigating priorities across large number of product and engineering teams.
Ability to work well with metrics, numbers, and trends.
Excellent attention to detail and editing skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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.

At Google, our users come first, and the Systems Infrastructure team is at the heart of that promise. We build the technologies that transform the way we think about doing business. Whether working on our cloud systems, researching the latest in computer technology or keeping Google's internal systems humming, Googlers and users alike rely on us to keep things running. We're back-end experts: protecting your privacy and ensuring your security.
Responsibilities

Help manage and evolve the processes that make our products universally accessible and productivity enhancing for everyone.
Monitor the accessibility status and compliance of Search, Assistant, News, and Gboard products.
Facilitate the testing, triage, readiness, and approval of product launches, features, and releases across platforms.
Design and evolve standards for evaluating product accessibility and usability across diverse users.
Contribute to the effort to improve product accessibility by advocating, advising, and consulting on accessibility features, priorities, and more.

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