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Technical Program Manager, Fitbit Software Jobs in San Diego, CA at Google

Title: Technical Program Manager, Fitbit Software

Company: Google

Location: San Diego, CA

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:
San Diego, CA, USA; Mountain View, CA, USA.
Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
2 years of experience using program/project management tools and systems.
2 years of experience using scripting language to automate processes.

Preferred qualifications:

3 years of experience managing software development projects and working with partners.
Ability to engage, communicate, and present to executive leadership.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational and presentation 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.
As a Fitbit Device Software Technical Program Manager, you’ll work closely with engineers, product managers, user experience, and other cross-functional partners to get high-quality products built, tested, and released on time. You will be responsible for identifying and managing risks, making sound judgments about product and technology plans and quality.
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

Lead a cross-functional teams to execute multiple interdependent projects and programs.
Drive product development processes with the cross-functional teams to hit roadmap goals, track progress, analyze risks and communicate status.
Develop and manage program schedules, technical challenges, and resource needs with engineering and cross-functional teams.
Communicate project status to stakeholders and leadership.
Proactively implement process improvements to streamline product development.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

 

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