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Technical Program Manager, Pixel Testing



IT, Operations
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related engineering field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in Technical Program Management in a Consumer software industry, with device hardware/software releases.
  • Experience in program management leading cross-functional test engineering programs.
  • Experience in tracking and executing software deliverables and hardware variations.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related engineering field.
  • Experience developing operational and product quality KPIs, with excellent technical, analytical, and cross-functional collaboration skills.
  • Ability to articulate your thoughts clearly and communicate across a wide variety of functions and levels.
  • Firm sense of accountability and ownership in an environment that requires the ability to navigate ambiguity.
  • Creative thinker that thrives on large organizational problem solving, comfortable with change, and ability to adapt to meet the needs of a changing and growing organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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.

The Pixel Testing team is responsible for the Quality of Pixel phone, Watch, and other devices. Our team is committed to set a very high quality bar for product quality and user experience. We drive many testing programs to support new product releases and In-Market devices. We are a fast-growing team with many interesting challenges in test automation, infra, and end-to-end testing. In this role, you will advocate quality best practices, processes, vendor management, budget tracking, PO approvals, produce quality signals, and own quality improvements. You will lead complex cross-functional end-to-end product quality programs using Engineering and testing expertise. You'll work closely with Leads across the organization, Test Engineering Leaders, Managers, Engineering Leads, and other Technical Program Managers to help and launch high quality product deliverables.

Google is an engineering company at heart. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on users around the world. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, social to local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.


  • Perform day-to-day project management of In-Market Pixel Test and Release programs. Manage and track vendor budgets.
  • Build partnerships with Pixel In-Market testing teams to drive process improvements and efficiencies that lead to better quality and increased productivity. Work with different In-Market vendor teams to create staffing, estimation, PRs, POs, SOWs for all new test initiatives.
  • Manage and scale test programs by defining milestones and success criteria, resource allocation, and successful on-time delivery. Understand the end-to-end testing, various testing types, test automation, and implementation path in order to execute large, complex programs.
  • Work with Lab and Infrastructure teams to plan lab requirements and discuss with the REWS team for space and seating arrangements.

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