Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
3 years of contract experience working in a technical environment.
2 years of experience working with internet products and technologies in software engineering, product management, engineering program management, technical account management, sales engineering, or a related field.
MS, JD or MBA degree, or similar advanced degree.
Experience in digital music.
Ability to work in a customer-facing or partner-facing role, including in the context of negotiations.
Attention to detail with the ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment.
Ability to absorb complex technical concepts and communicate them to a non-technical audience.
Excellent written and oral business communication skills.
About the job
As a Technical Contracts Manager, you'll act as a trusted technical advisor for the YouTube Music and Subscriptions team to provide support on contractual matters and partner relationships that are key to the future of YouTube Music.
You will collaborate with our Legal, Business Development, Partner Management, and Engineering teams, advocating for technical best practices. You'll move fast while keeping your attention to detail and process, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support business objectives.
At YouTube, we believe that everyone deserves to have a voice, and that the world is a better place when we listen, share, and build community through our stories. We work together to give everyone the power to share their story, explore what they love, and connect with one another in the process. Working at the intersection of cutting-edge technology and boundless creativity, we move at the speed of culture with a shared goal to show people the world. We explore new ideas, solve real problems, and have fun — and we do it all together.
Participate and provide deal support regarding the technical aspects of new agreements.
Take responsibility for identifying and raising technical concerns for new product offerings and services.
Work cross functionally in activities such as supporting contract negotiations, product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and the coordination of supporting technical resources.
Interpret contract language into technical requirements, system design, and product features.
Guarantee the technical aspects of a partner’s integration (both new and ongoing) by providing the necessary documentation and technical guidance.
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