Google
San Francisco, CA

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA

As a member of Google’s Public Policy team, you help shape various product and issue agendas with policy makers inside and outside government. In addition, you will help advise our internal teams on the public policy implications of their products, working with a closely coordinated and cross-functional global team. The role requires significant experience either working with or in government, politics or a regulatory agency as well as an ability to grasp complex technical and policy issues.

Primary issues will include those related to Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, virtual reality and other emerging technologies. You will also support the team on issues related to mobile platforms and hardware.

Technology moves quickly, so it’s important that we work closely with politicians, regulators, academics and third parties around the issues that affect the Internet and our users. We advocate for Google on the big public policy issues of the day and often play a part in high-profile debates. In this role, you’ll combine creativity and intellectual rigor with the organizational skills to manage different campaigns and projects to tight deadlines. You’ll apply your expertise to real-world scenarios, acting as an inspiring advocate and enthusiastic team player eager to help shape the future of Internet and mobile policy.

Responsibilities

Work with product and engineering teams to provide advice on policy issues related to advanced technologies, hardware, mobile platforms, and emerging issues impacting Internet users globally

Work within a global team to develop public policy strategies and positions for Google, including the creation of materials supporting advocacy on those positions

Support global teams that work with trade associations, industry partners, non-profit groups, and other allies to promote and build support for Google’s public policy positions

Advance Google’s mission and defend its values

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.

10 years of experience working within government, think tanks, public interest groups or technology industry groups

Preferred qualifications:

First-rate personal, political, analytical, communications and government relations skills, and the ability to integrate public policy with business strategy and corporate development

Familiarity with Internet technologies and the surrounding policy environments; ability to quickly get up to speed on complex technical and regulatory issues and understand the business implications of public policy

Direct experience at a high-tech company, NGO or similar organization dealing with technology policy issues with international implications

Experience working closely with and advising product or engineering teams

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Job Posted: September 13, 2017
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