(USA-VA-Reston) Regional Network Infrastructure Construction Program Manager
Company: GOOGLE INC.
Posted on: January 16, 2019
Minimum qualifications:* 5 years of experience on telecommunications, low-voltage, fiber-optics, or critical systems construction management.* Experience managing vendor relationships and understanding of standard practices in the design and construction industry. Experience with large-scale facility electrical and mechanical systems.* Experience working in data centers or similar critical environments where work involves impact to core functionalities and is governed with formal change control processes.* Experience in requirements gathering, resource organization, task prioritization, scheduling, and achieving objectives on schedule and within budget. Preferred qualifications:* Bachelor's degree, Master's, or PhD in Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, related degree, or equivalent practical experience.* RCDD, PMP, or similar industry certifications.* OSHA certification.* Understanding of large-scale facility electrical and mechanical systems relative to network infrastructure.* Knowledge of fast-track design build processes. 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. Google has a quickly expanding Data Center portfolio, and fiber optic construction and deployment projects are becoming more important to supporting operations. As part of the Data Center Services (DCS) team, the Regional Network Infrastructure Construction (NICon) Program Manager will participate in developing and implementing policy and best practice guides for the organization to support network construction and deployments. As the Regional NICon Program Manager, you will seek to understand and contribute to development of program level standards and work with customer groups to understand infrastructure requirements, both long and short term. Additionally, the Regional NICon Program Manager will participate in the development of training programs, tools, and workshops to aide in standardizing delivery across sites led by the Global DC-NICon program management team. You will also report on allocation of IT budget based on business forecasts from the Global DC-NICon program management team. In this role, you will contribute leadership skills and qualities such as accountability, crisis management, and an the ability to prioritize. You will wear multiple hats within Google. This will require you communicate with external vendors with an understanding of their industry approaches and terminology. To this role, you will contribute experience in fiber optic systems and low voltage telecom/security; experience reviewing construction documents for technical accuracy and feasibility; experience in delivering large-scale projects on-time, on/under budget, with a clear emphasis on safety and quality; experience managing vendor relationships and understanding of standard practices in the design and construction industry, including knowledge of fast track design build processes and associated documents and agreements; experience in developing requests for proposal (RFPs), scheduling projects, cost engineering, budgeting and forecasting costs, reporting project status and costs, procurement, and in negotiating with contractors and vendors; knowledge of fiber optic splicing/testing standards and equipment; an understanding of Network Deployments and Fiber Installation best practices and ability to handle a myriad of internal stakeholders; an ability to work with and lead internal/external cross-functional and partner teams to develop scope, project plan, budgets, and schedules; and skills in requirements gathering, resource organization, task prioritization, scheduling and achieving objectives on schedule within budget. 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're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.* Travel to Data Center sites in order to develop/maintain relationships with Facility Managers and Operations leaders in-region as well as coordinate with external partners.* Provide in-region technical/constructibility guidance to site DCS teams and cross-functional teams for new campuses/builds/programs, training, and onboarding of telecom product managers/contractors in-region.* Manage in-region telecom contracting strategy with input from the Global DC-NICon program management team and site project managers.* In partnership with internal and external teams, help develop and socialize processes and procedures to enable the team to operate efficiently with consistent results. Review project costs and metrics to ensure adherence to fleet productivity/cost norms.* Be responsible for gathering internal requirements and delivering solutions that satisfy customers' needs. Resolve highly critical issues within matrix organization while maintaining rigorous adherence to project timelines and costs.
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