Product and Business and Strategy Principal, Engineering

Google   •  

Mountain View, CA

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 14 days ago

Product Operations (aka ProdOps) Leaders bring together teams across Google’s functions to help products execute optimally. Our team pushes Google to scale at key points that refine our products and infrastructure by executing efficiently, bringing solid business sense and sound judgment and working effectively across organizational lines.

Our roles often include components of strategy (e.g. analyzing and understanding new trends in the industry, building business plans), operations (e.g. running the cadence of organizations, connecting the operating lines between our functions), and communications.

Our team partners with senior leadership to run important functions that cross-cut our existing organizations and deliver high impact projects. We help Engineers, PMs, UX, and all of our other functions build amazing products that delight our users, and then get those products into their hands.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. 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 millions, if not billions, of users.

At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive 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.


  • Gather and analyze large amounts of information expeditiously, developing compelling, insightful recommendations.
  • Build consensus among cross-functional teams and influence decision making within senior-level audiences; lead execution against recommendations quickly and with accuracy.
  • Create operational processes and practices that drive efficiencies for the leader, leadership team and organization.
  • Enable and foster a culture of high organizational performance through internal and cross-group initiatives and leading cross-team projects to optimize organizational performance.
  • Partner at an executive level to shape and define management operational priorities and execution plans.



  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 years of experience in Management Consulting, Corporate Development, Product Management, Engineering, Operations or Finance/Investment Banking/Venture Capital.


  • MBA or graduate degree in a management, technical or engineering field.
  • Experience leading complex operational and strategic initiatives across various geographies.
  • Ability to present to and communicate with executives.
  • Distinctive problem solving and analysis skills, combined with impeccable business judgment.