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Technical Program Manager, Vendor Delivery Management

Google

Google

IT, Operations
Singapore
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Google will be prioritizing applicants who have a current right to work in Singapore, and do not require Google's sponsorship of a visa.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5 years of program/project management experience.
  • Experience with data center networking and operations.
  • Experience working with Fiber technology.
  • Experience in vendor management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in the delivery of telecommunications fiber, space/power, capacity infrastructure.
  • Experience working with telecom vendors throughout the Asia-Pac region.
  • Extensive technology-related project management experience, having worked in carrier relations/vendor management.
  • Deep understanding of interconnectivity requirements within carrier hotels including physical interfaces, cable types, connector types and riser details.
  • Deep understanding of interconnectivity requirements within carrier hotels including physical interfaces, cable types, connector types, and riser details.

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.

Using your extensive 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.

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 keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

Responsibilities

  • Assist upstream planning, design, and acquisition teams in developing infrastructure requirements, priorities, and delivery date expectations. Manage project scope changes.
  • Manage the delivery of large-scale network infrastructure projects involving leased waves, submarine capacity, outside plant fiber, bulk fiber connectivity from inception through delivery. Ensure facilities are delivered on schedule and meet technical specifications.
  • Serve as APAC regional vendor contact for network delivery projects. Escalate up vendor management chains as necessary if delivery timelines are at risk.
  • Lead kickoff and regular project status meetings while keeping downstream teams at Google aware of project and delivery status. Manage exceptions, mitigate risks and issues, communicate, and coordinate across the organisation.
  • Ensure quality documentation from vendor handover artifacts (e.g., LOA/CFA, DLR, Completion notification, test results, and technical drawings).

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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.