Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 8 years of work experience.
  • 2 years of embedded development experience.
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently.

Preferred qualifications:

  • PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Experience architecting and developing solutions to ambiguous problems with significant impact.
  • Experience coding in C/C++.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux environments and embedded Linux.
  • Knowledge of embedded systems development/firmware, operating systems, device drivers, ARM, x86 assembly, system BIOS or hardware/software integration.

About the job

Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle information at massive scale, and extend well beyond web search. We're looking for engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, UI design and mobile; the list goes on and is growing every day. As a software engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to Google’s needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will develop and build out our footprint in consumer hardware/software. You will design and develop fast fiber optic internet and data center networks, engineer and build products that contribute to the Android-Chrome ecosystem, and help develop new technology tools.

Google is an engineering company at heart. 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 users around the world. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on 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.


  •  Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve the software.
  • Lead designs of major software components, systems, and features.
  • Mentor and train other team members on design techniques and coding standards.
  • Make timely strategic decisions on complicated and ambiguous technical problems.
  • Work closely with engineering partners and stakeholders to drive organizational alignment.