Google Global Process Manager in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Sunnyvale, CA, USA; Council Bluffs, IA, USA

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 Global process manager you will facilitate process, design, optimization, and continuous improvement for Global Processes within the Hardware Operations organization and across TI. You will lead projects to define process for our most critical data center 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.

Responsibilities
  • Define, manage, maintain, and improve processes within Google’s hardware and software infrastructure.
  • Act as the lead communicator on process between various projects and groups, and the functional areas.
  • Travel throughout Google to educate and be educated about Google infrastructure.
  • Encourage innovation, process improvements and solutions within the functional areas.
  • Travel up to 25%
Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • Demonstrated process improvement and/or standardization experience. Experience designing process and also influencing and leading organizational change to implement the process or standard.
  • Technical experience with personal computers and internal components (RAM, Disk Drives, CPU, Motherboard, etc)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 3 years of Process Experience in industry-standard process design and methodologies.
  • Consistent track record of process improvement; Six Sigma/LEAN or comparable certifications.
  • Experience in creation and implementation of standard work.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels. Must be comfortable speaking before large groups.

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