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Technical Program Manager, Data Center Construction

Google

Google

IT, Operations
Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Construction Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in commercial contract management, procurement, and managing construction projects.
  • Experience in project and construction management.
  • Ability to travel 40% of the time as required.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in managing extended workforce relationships, with an understanding of standard practices in the design and construction industry.
  • Experience in data center equipment and environments, with an understanding of start up and commissioning processes.
  • Knowledge of large-scale facility electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to build excellent relationships and deliver action-oriented tasks.
  • Effective skills in requirement gathering, resource organization, task prioritization, scheduling, and achieving goals.

About the job

A problem isn’t truly solved until it’s solved for all. That’s why Googlers build products that help create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe. As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you’ll use your technical expertise to lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish. You’ll work with stakeholders to plan requirements, identify risks, manage project schedules, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. You're equally comfortable explaining your team's analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical tradeoffs in product development with engineers.

Our goal is to build a Google that looks like the world around us — and we want Googlers to stay and grow when they join us. As part of our efforts to build a Google for everyone, we build diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout the company.

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

  • Manage site-wide data center construction and delivery organization, scopes related to construction projects, and large capital improvement projects.
  • Be responsible for ensuring the development of detailed designs, managing construction (e.g., delivery, schedule, cost, quality, and EHS), commissioning, close-out, and pass on to the operations team. Ensure all customer demands are being met.
  • Establish and maintain various delivery models and global relationships with multiple vendors.
  • Create a growth plan and be involved in the hiring and recruiting of talent in the areas of project management, field engineering, document control, technical writing, etc.
  • Research and implement construction means and methods of data center equipment and facilities. Carry design concepts into mass production and integrate into facilities.

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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.