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Technical Program Manager, Mental Wellbeing, Fitbit Mobile Apps

Google

Google

IT, Operations
Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Bucharest, Romania.
Remote location(s): Romania.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in Technical Program Management or Program Management for software development or a related domain.
  • Experience with mobile app development and associated engineering practices and processes.
  • Experience working with distributed teams across multiple time zones and geographies.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Relevant industry certification (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2).
  • Experience working in health, consumer electronics, and/or devices and services technologies, as well as working in privacy, compliance, and/or similar domains.
  • Experience driving programs and initiatives that have brought about change in product and engineering teams within large organizations.
  • Familiarity with hardware and software development cycles and processes.
  • Ability to solve ambiguous problems and work independently.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills to be able to explain complicated topics and ideas in a clear and concise manner.

About the job

As a Fitbit Technical Program Manager working with the Fitbit Mental Wellbeing team, you will have the opportunity to help build and grow an ecosystem of health apps and services in a highly cross-functional role, whilst also joining a rapidly growing team and organization within Google.

In this role you will lead the execution of critical engineering projects and programs impacting our users and developers, partnering with our cross-functional counterparts to plan, execute, and deliver across Fitbit. You will need to manage multiple competing priorities and projects simultaneously, whilst also ensuring a focus on key milestones and maintaining a high quality bar.

You will also be responsible for identifying, owning, managing, and improving various processes across the team and the wider organization, striving to drive efficiencies and improve quality wherever possible.

Fitbit’s wide range of innovative products, including smartwatches, trackers, and a smart scale, help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration, and guidance to reach their health and fitness goals. Coupled with our leading software and Fitbit Premium, our immersive platform experience delivers personalized experiences, insights, and guidance to support our users’ health and wellness. Fitbit’s mission has always been to help make everyone in the world healthier and now, as part of Google we’ll be able to make health even more accessible to everyone.

Responsibilities

  • Be a trusted operational leader on the Fitbit Mobile Apps team, along with your cross-functional partners in Product Management, Engineering, Research, Design, User Experience, Clinical, Regulatory, Partnerships, Customer Support, and Marketing.
  • Manage multiple interdependent projects of moderate to high complexity and scope, anticipating risks and dependencies.
  • Drive product development efforts, organizing the team to hit roadmap goals, tracking progress, analyzing risks, driving and documenting decisions, and communicating status.
  • Identify and solve cross-functional and inter-team challenges, collaborating with several other Fitbit Engineering and Research teams and Fitbit.
  • Help the team work as a high-performing team in a culture of trust and respect.

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