Program Manager, Data Center Construction




Moncks Corner, SC


Position summary

Minimum qualifications:

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

  • 1 year of program management experience.

  • 1 year of experience within mission critical construction environments working with data center equipment.

  • 1 year of experience overseeing start up or equipment commissioning processes.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with data center equipment including switch gears, generators, chillers, cooling towers, air handling units, controls, security monitoring systems, and fire safety systems.

  • Experience in requirements gathering, resource organization, task prioritization, scheduling, and achieving objectives within set goals.

  • Experience managing vendor relationships and understanding of standard practices in the design and construction industry.

  • Knowledge of fast track design build processes, associated documents, and agreements.

  • Knowledge of large-scale facility electrical and mechanical systems.

About the job

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.

As a highly motivated Program Manager, you will provide management of large-scale data centers, computer farms, networking, AC and DC power distribution/conversion, and cooling systems at multiple scales.

You'll conceptualize and describe the delivery of a data center facility from start to commissioning, and understand the nuances and risks that you and your team will need to manage through along the way.

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 $96,000-$139,000 + 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.


  • Manage small to medium data center projects from inception to completion.
  • Support renovations and upgrades of existing facilities.
  • Be responsible for gathering internal requirements and delivering solutions that satisfy customer's needs.
  • Maintain end-to-end responsibility from construction to deployment with oversight.
  • Resolve highly critical issues within a matrix organization while maintaining 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 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.

Why you should apply for a job to Google:

  • 56% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 75% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 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.