Lead Product Manager, Transit

Google Australia Pty LTD.

Opening date for applications: 11th July 2019

Closing date for applications: 10th August 2019



Minimum qualifications:

  • ¬†Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, related discipline or equivalent practical experience.

  • 10 years of experience in a Product Management role

  • Product management or design experience with a focus on internet products and technologies.

  • Experience developing Internet products and technologies.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3 years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience. Experience in leading, managing and developing large teams.

  • Experience developing and closing strategic partnerships. Ability to work effectively and cross-functionally with all levels of management, both internally and externally.

  • Strong user focus and experience in delivering high quality user experiences.

  • Deep technical knowledge in mobile application development (either Android or iOS).

  • Familiarity with business issues, or the ability to quickly learn

  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills

About the job

At Google, we put our users first. From innovative software products like Gmail, YouTube, Chrome, Street View to pioneering mobile devices like the Android, we build products that organize the world's information and make it universally accessible to our users. The Product Management team works closely with our engineers to guide products from conception to launch.

As part of the Product Management team, you bridge the technical and business worlds as you design services that our customers love. You'll work with Googlers from Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Finance, to name just a few. You have a bias toward action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at Google speed. As a Product Manager, you will be part of shaping Google's next moonshot.

Google Maps' mission is to help our users wherever they are to navigate, explore and get things done in the world. The Transportation team focuses on the navigate part of the mission with our focus being on helping users get from A to B in the ideal way.

Public transit makes up 25% of global movement. The Google Transit team comprises of data, systems and experiences that assist over ~150M Public Transit users monthly in ~18,000 cities across Geo, Search and Assistant.

In this role you will be responsible for defining the strategy, vision, roadmap, design and execution of this large and complex space. You will deliver on our strategy to support and change how people and cities move by building compelling experiences, with rich real time information.

One of the many reasons Google consistently brings innovative, world-changing products to market is because of the collaborative work we do in Product Management. With eyes focused squarely on the future, our team works closely with creative and prolific engineers to help design and develop technologies that improve access to the world's information. We're responsible for guiding products throughout the execution cycle, focusing specifically on analyzing, positioning, packaging, promoting and tailoring our solutions to all the markets where Google does business.


  • Manage and lead a team in Sydney and Tokyo and work with both Engineering and cross-functional teams.

  • Manage delivery of all aspects of the stack from working with external agencies to secure accurate real time data, to the infrastructure that consumes and builds routes to the client experiences that users will use daily.

  • Partner with teams across Google Maps globally, to build compelling experiences.

  • Collaborate and drive the mission of Transit across various teams at Google.