Engineering Director, Customer Engagement Support Platform

Google - Irvine, CA 92612

Posted a month ago

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in software engineering.
  • 5 years of experience leading a team of 50 or more engineers.
  • Experience defining technical strategy.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience leading a team of 100 or more engineers.
  • Ability to set and drive “big picture” strategy while also having the capability to provide detailed technical and strategic guidance to the team, enabling them to execute more effectively and deliver products on time and within budget.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills with a history of building and managing a global team. Ability to build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

About the job

Customer Engagement’s (CE) Support Platform is a multidisciplinary, 200+ person organization spanning across multiple locations. Our mission is to understand Google's customers' issues and provide effective, efficient, excellent resolutions. We build products for multiple distinct user bases, balancing investments across a large set of internal clients for billions of users. Our cornerstone product, the One Support Suite, is underpinned by our stringent focus on delivering a premier support experience for all Google's customers across all products. We believe in deeply understanding customer needs and pushing ourselves to deliver the best experiences that scale to billions through innovation, technology and self-empowerment.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.


  • Be responsible for guiding the development of a diverse portfolio of products, features and technologies.
  • Partner closely with Product, UX and Global Business colleagues to deliver on our overall mission.
  • Provide technical vision and strategy for this space and design and lead multi-year technical roadmaps. Take full responsibility for planning, overall execution and success of complex technical projects.
  • Inspire teams to innovate, invent, implement and deploy software solutions and lead teams through project pivots and deprecations in a complex environment.
  • Develop and grow talent through effective mentoring, coaching, succession planning and retention strategies for key talent in a highly competitive economic environment.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. 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 this form.
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