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Google Program Manager, Data Center Construction in IA, Iowa

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of experience in program or project management.

  • 5 years of experience with technical teams responsible for project management, engineering, and construction of data centers.

  • Experience with either electrical, mechanical, controls, security monitoring, fire safety, networking/fiber, server equipment, systems, and infrastructure.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Construction Management.

  • PMP Certification or equivalent.

  • OSHA 30 hour certification.

  • 5 years of experience managing cross-functional or cross-team projects.

  • Experience contract management and discussing agreements.

  • Excellent requirement gathering, resource organization, task prioritization, scheduling, and achieving schedule and budget goals skills.

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 Program Manager at Google, you’ll lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish — working with stakeholders to plan requirements, manage project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. Your projects will often span offices, time zones, and hemispheres. It's your job to coordinate the players and keep them up to date on progress and deadlines.

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.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $139,000-$207,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google ( .

  • Manage Data Center construction projects from inception through to completion.

  • Responsibility for safety, quality, schedule, and budget of the individual builds happening at a greenfield campus.

  • Support special research and development experiments, renovations, and upgrades of existing facilities.

  • Maintain responsibility from construction to deployment, and be responsible for gathering internal requirements and delivering solutions that satisfy customer needs.

  • Resolve highly critical issues within the matrix organization while maintaining rigorous adherence to project timelines and costs.

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 and If you have a need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form: