Software Engineer, Tools and Infrastructure

Less than 5 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Los Angeles, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Software Engineer, Tools and Infrastructure

GoogleSoftware EngineeringLos Angeles, CA, United StatesApply

A line of code can be many things - an amazing feature, a beautiful UI, a transformative algorithm. The faster this line of code reaches millions of users, the sooner it impacts their lives. As a Software Engineer, Tools and Infrastructure, you will be at the heart of Google’s engineering process building software that empowers engineering teams to develop and deliver high quality products quickly. We are focused on solving the hardest, most interesting challenges of developing software at scale without sacrificing stability, quality, velocity or code health.

We ensure Google's success by partnering with engineering teams and developing scalable tools and infrastructure that help engineers develop, test, debug and release software quickly. We impact thousands of Googlers and billions of users by increasing the pace of product development and ensuring our products are thoroughly tested. We are champions for code health, testability, maintainability and best practices for development and testing.

Having access to all of Google's platforms and vast compute resources provides a unique opportunity to grow as an engineer. We typically work in small, nimble teams that collaborate on common problems across products and focus areas. As a result, the exposure to this broad set of problems provides diverse technical challenges as well as accelerated career growth.

Users come first at Google. Nowhere is this more important than on our Advertising & Commerce team: we believe that ads and commercial information can be highly useful to our users if, and only if, that information is relevant to what our users wish to find or do. Advertisers worldwide use AdWords to promote their products; publishers use AdSense to serve relevant ads on their website; and business around the world use our products (like Google Shopping, and Google Wallet) to support their online businesses and bring users into their offline stores. We build and maintain the platforms that have made Google what it is today, and are constantly innovating to deliver the most effective advertising and commerce opportunities of tomorrow.

Responsibilities

  • Lead/contribute to engineering efforts from design to implementation, solving complex technical challenges around developer and engineering productivity and velocity
  • Design and build advanced automated development, build, test, release and monitoring infrastructure
  • Drive adoption of best practices in code health, development productivity, and maintainability
  • Analyze and decompose complex software systems and collaborate with cross-functional teams to influence design for engineering excellence

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years relevant work experience, including development and/or test automation experience.


Preferred qualifications:

  • 6 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent coding skill in C, C++, Java or Python.
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