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About the job

Product and Business Strategy Leaders bring together teams across Google’s functions to help products execute optimally. Our team pushes Google to scale at key points that refine our products and infrastructure by executing efficiently, bringing solid business sense and sound judgment, and working effectively across organizational lines. Our roles often include components of strategy (e.g. analyzing and understanding new trends in the industry, building business plans), operations (e.g. running the cadence of organizations, connecting the operating lines between our functions), and communications. Our team partners with senior leadership to run important functions that cross-cut our existing organizations and deliver high impact projects. We help Engineers, PMs, UX, and all of our other functions to build amazing products that delight our users, and then get those products into their hands.

With our mission to be the most trusted everything marketplace, Google Play offers music, movies, books, apps, and games for consumers across devices. Team members working on Google Play’s gaming vertical, do everything from engineering our backend systems, shaping product strategy, to forming great content partnerships with games developers.

Google Play Games Strategy and Operations team provides the insights and operational accuracy that enable Google Play to delight users, empower developers, and create value for Google. As Strategic Advisors, we collaborate with Product, Engineering, Marketing, and other teams in support of products including (but not limited to) Play Points, Play Pass, and Play Games on PC.


  • Run in-depth analysis of internal and external data to generate insights into our users, market and competition, then synthesize implications and recommendations for leadership to inform product strategy.

  • Ensure the cross-functional team works efficiently and as quickly as possible towards its commercial objectives by designing robust tools and processes. Support development and tracking of key success metrics with cross-functional leadership to enable effective managerial decision-making, and turn ideas into plans using data.

  • Assist Google Play Game’s business leadership through planning, strategy, marketing, and execution. Translate ad-hoc initiatives into action with product and cross-functional leadership.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience

  • 2 years of experience in management consulting, investment banking, or strategy and operations at a tech company

  • Experience in financial modeling and forecasting, data visualization, and building executive-level presentations

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA or Master's degree

  • Experience with SQL or querying other business intelligence systems

  • Experience identifying opportunities for business or product improvement through data, and defining and measuring the success of those improvements

  • Experience operating in ambiguous, fast-paced environments and making decisions with imperfect information

  • Experience working with gaming or subscription products

  • Ability to build effective relationships, influence without authority, and collaborate at all organizational levels

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $114,000-$167,000 + 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.

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