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Technical Program Management Team Lead, Software, Project Starline



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Mountain View, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 years of experience in program management (leading cross-functional projects/programs).
  • 5 years of experience in leadership roles, with or without direct reports.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience with Agile Software development (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, or other).
  • Experience with hardware/software integration with complex commercial electronic systems.
  • Experience with Machine Learning, Quality Assurance, Operating Systems, Cloud Compute, and Factory Test Software.
  • Experience with general software programming languages such as Java, C/C++, Python, Go, SQL, and/or TCP/IP and network programming.
  • Experience creating simple automation and analysis scripts in Bash, Python, Apps Script, JavaScript, etc.

About the job

As a Technical Program Management Team Lead, you will help improve efficiency and accelerate all areas of software for Project Starline. You will build our software roadmap, working with Engineering and Product teams to ensure key hardware/software interdependencies are understood. You will help develop new methods to track and improve upon our software development processes, and develop and execute efficient bug triage processes. You will work across different product areas to manage the development of software systems running on multiple OSes within our system (e.g., Chrome OS, Android, Linux).

Project Starline from Google combines advances in hardware and software to enable friends, families and co-workers to feel together, even when they’re cities (or countries) apart. Imagine looking through a magic window, and through that window, you see another person, life-size and in three-dimensions. As part of the Project Starline team, you'll work with researchers and engineers in a fast-paced product-oriented environment. Our teams collaborate closely with Google Workspace and Research teams. Your contributions will have an impact on the future of communications with Google products. You will apply technology to solve that really important problem that we often want to be together and we can’t.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $164,000-$252,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Manage a small team of Program Managers to ensure efficient coverage of all Software, Machine Learning, Data Collection, and Quality Assurance aspects of the program.
  • Define new software release, project planning, validation, and velocity measurement processes for a team scaling up from pilot to production.
  • Breakdown, organize, prioritize, allocate resources for, and track key software tasks and bugs.
  • Build and maintain the overall software roadmap and hardware/software scheduling interdependencies.
  • Work cross-functionally with Google Cloud Systems, Chrome OS, Android, and Google Meets teams to get development and security support.

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