Technical Program Manager, Privacy

Job Type:Full Time

Due to the current health crisis related to COVID-19 and the escalating visa/travel restrictions in place, we're currently unable to extend offers to anyone who cannot work from Australia due to lockdown visa/travel restrictions, or other restrictive measures until further notice. Consequently, we will be prioritizing candidates who can start in this location by set date as expected. We're keeping the situation under review and would adjust our position should the restrictive measures be removed later on.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in Program Management on technical cross-functional projects.
  • Experience in privacy with one of the following privacy principles or technologies: privacy by design, user data protection, GDPR, data inventory, DLP, Encryption, anonymization or privacy impact assessments.

Preferred qualifications:

  • PhD in Engineering, Computer Science or other technical field.
  • Experience in privacy, security, or compliance principles or relevant technologies.
  • Experience with privacy principles and relative technologies (sensitive data handling, retention, user data protection, privacy by design, gap analysis, DLP, anonymization).
  • Experience managing execution and high quality product delivery.
  • Ability to be an influential leader of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members.

About the job

As a Technical Program Manager focused on Privacy at Google, you’ll use your technical expertise to decrease privacy risks for our users. Google’s Privacy Technical Program Managers need to think big — and, by helping organizations implement more effective controls in information systems, they have an even bigger impact. From designing and building new infrastructure, to working with teams to make existing systems better, to building new privacy-related product features, you'll keep our users’ privacy at the forefront of everything we do.

You’ll plan requirements, identify risks, manage schedules, and communicate clearly with project stakeholders. You’ll learn and grow alongside talented teammates who share your attention to detail and appetite for problem-solving.


  • Manage privacy programs, defining milestones and success criteria, resource allocation and successful on-time delivery.
  • Conduct product privacy vulnerability assessments and provide concrete feedback to mitigate challenges.
  • Ensure compliance with Google policies, laws and regulations relating to privacy.
  • Exercise technical judgment in working with large, cross-functional teams.
  • Communicate schedules, priorities, and status to all levels in the company.
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