Principal Product Manager, Privacy and Safety




Mountain View, CA


Position summary

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or a similar field.

  • 15 years of experience in software based technical product management.

  • Experience driving strategy and providing technical guidance to a team.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Regulatory, Privacy, Security, and/or Safety products.

  • Experience communicating with C-level executives, and excellent cross-functional stakeholder management skills.

  • Experience with thought leadership around user privacy, security, regulations, and ethics.

  • Ability to develop other product managers on the team by setting the strategy and coaching.

  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills with excellent product and technical abilities in areas related to infrastructure and ecosystems.

  • Passion for technology and technical depth to uncover causes of complex technical problems and provide guidance on solving them.

About the job

Our objectives, both as a company and for Ads, include privacy at their core. As a Principal Product Manager, you will influence product efforts with critical scope, going to the heart of the user experience, and high business impact, touching the main business driver of the company and the internet at large. You will report into the Ads Privacy and Regulatory Pillar Product Management leader and supervise critical cross-Ads initiatives. You will also drive coherent product and technical plans, through innovation and making Google a thought leader in privacy and trust within a rapidly changing regulatory environment.

In this role, you will define and execute an Ads wide strategy for high priority regulations and commitments, ensuring Google is compliant with existing regulation, anticipating future privacy and trust changes, and determining how privacy and trust is respected across the internet.

Google Ads is helping power the open internet with the best technology that connects and creates value for people, publishers, advertisers, and Google. We’re made up of multiple teams, building Google’s Advertising products including search, display, shopping, travel and video advertising, as well as analytics. Our teams create trusted experiences between people and businesses with useful ads. We help grow businesses of all sizes from small businesses, to large brands, to YouTube creators, with effective advertiser tools that deliver measurable results. We also enable Google to engage with customers at scale.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $246,000-$361,000 + 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 for new hire 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.


  • Lead the Product and Technical plans for large-scale regulatory efforts to ensure Google Ads has the right strategy in place.

  • Gain alignment with executive leadership to drive compliance, especially for key efforts like the Digital Markets Act (DMA). 

  • Engage with engineering and product teams across Ads and other key cross-functional groups to build company-wide solutions and data protection solutions.

  • Navigate through complexity. Advocate for users' privacy while leading the product outlook to create regulatory compliance and privacy-safe products to support systems that work not just for Google, but for users and the ecosystem as a whole.

  • Exemplify Google’s values in diversity and respect and build a safe, inclusive, and representative organization that enables us to serve people around the world.

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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  • Generous parental and caregiver leave along with fertility and growing family support.

  • Flexible work options that include a hybrid work model, four “work from anywhere” weeks, and remote work opportunities.

  • A chance to be a part of a variety of employee resource groups, community groups, and culture clubs.