Explore Career Opportunities with GSV’s world-class partners

Powered By

Nu Advisory Partners

Technical Program Manager, Pixel Test Engineering



IT, Operations, Quality Assurance
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 years of experience in project/program management (leading cross-functional projects/programs).
  • 5 years of experience in a leadership role(s) with or without direct reports.
  • Experience in mobile device testing.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Understanding of mobile device OEMs and suppliers.
  • Understanding of the Android Platform and Google Infrastructure in testing, release, and build.
  • Ability to convert insights to product-side impacts.
  • Excellent storytelling skills.

About the job

The Pixel Test Engineer (PTE) Organization is responsible for the end-to-end integration testing of Pixel devices within the Google ecosystem. In this role, you will help manage and improve our device software test programs and other horizontal programs to elevate and accelerate mobile testing, and be the gatekeeper for device quality. You will work on a combination of strategic initiatives and tactical details. They are large-scale complex programs with cross-functional teams across multiple Prodcut Areas or BUs (DSPA, P&E, Nest, Fitbit, Assistant, etc.). You will have the opportunity to influence leadership decision making and the quality of company-OKR-level flagship products.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices and Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user's interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices and Services team is making people's lives better through technology.

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.


  • Execute and operate through device software testing program life cycles and post-launch cadences to drive excellence and scale.
  • Be able to translate between business requirements and technical requirements, and keep engaged teams aligned.
  • Build strategic alliances with cross-functional stakeholders and teams in multiple locations (US, APAC, EMEA) to plan, prioritize, design and align on objectives, success criteria, schedule, dependencies. Adjust levers (e.g., schedule, staffing, features, etc.) to manage expectation and changes, mitigate risk, remove blockers, drive issue resolution, and deliver results on time in high quality.
  • Triangulate input from various sources (test results, software launch criteria, user sentiments) to create cohesive stories, advocate product quality, and communicate to stakeholders through various formats and channels.
  • Identify gaps or opportunities and implement solutions to optimize portfolio, fill gaps, and maximize organizational benefits to improve business outcome.

Information collected and processed as part of your Google Careers profile, and any job applications you choose to submit is subject to Google's Applicant and Candidate Privacy Policy.

To all recruitment agencies: Google does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Google employees or any other organization location. Google is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

At Google, we’re committed to building a workforce that is more representative of the users we serve and creating a culture where everyone feels like they belong. To learn more about our diversity, equity, inclusion commitments and how we’re building belonging, please visit our Belonging page for more information.

We welcome and encourage people who are expecting and/or parents-to-be to apply to this or any other role at Google.

Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.