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Technical Program Manager, Corporate Network Operations


  • UK
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 26/12/2012
  • HR Operations
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Technical Program Manager, Corporate Network Operations


This position is based in London, UK.

The area: Technical Infrastructure

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.

The role: Technical Program Manager, Corporate Network Operations

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 considerable 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.


  • Develop and maintain regional schedules of building deployments, assists in resource allocation, conflict resolution, communication and setting expectations.
  • Manage and drive the delivery of programs by coordinating with Carriers, 3rd Parties and global teams across the company to deploy network services in new and existing buildings.
  • Plan and implement voice/data infrastructure such as fibre, cabling, power and cooling for server rooms and IDF???s.
  • Partner with network engineers and project managers to deliver large technical networking projects.
  • Communicate and represent network design and engineering standards on behalf of network engineers in meetings.

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree (In lieu of degree, relevant skills or equivalent experience).
  • Considerable Project/Program Management experience, with a background in Network Engineering or Technical Consultancy.
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering network infrastructure elements in office construction, datacentre build or ISP/Telco programs.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to successfully lead large complex programs at a global level involving many IT operational teams.
  • PMP or similar.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel internationally between 30-50% of the time.

Ref: IJ-9531
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