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Senior Software Engineer, Platforms and Ecosystems, Android Accessibility


Mountain View, CA,US

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
5 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages, and with data structures/algorithms.
3 years of experience testing, maintaining, or launching software products, and 1 year of experience with software design and architecture.
Experience with Android accessibility framework development.
Preferred qualifications:

Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field.
3 years of experience with iOS or Android application development.
3 years of experience with performance, large scale systems data analysis, visualization tools, and/or debugging.
1 year of experience in a technical leadership role, and experience developing accessible technologies.
Experience in embedded/device systems, mobile optimized websites, mobile web browsers, client application development, third-party libraries for Android or iOS with programming experience in Java, Objective-C, or C++.
Knowledge of UI frameworks (i.e. Android, iOS, or XML), MVP application design and complex, reactive touch based UI.
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.

With your technical expertise you will manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables. You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

Software Engineers have a penchant for solving complex and interesting problems. Pushing the boundaries of current mobile platforms, you will perform technological feats under constrained environments and will be presented with exciting challenges in native or mobile application development.

Our Software Engineers in Mobile Applications work on many projects that carry varying responsibilities. You will build Google products (Advertising, Android, Google+, Chrome, Earth, Gmail, Maps, Search, Wallet or other exciting projects) for either Android or iOS.

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.

Identify ways to improve the quality of information available to accessibility and minimize the work for developers
Make improvements to Android infrastructure
Integrate machine learning to fill in gaps in developer-provided data
Identify and fix bugs to improve lower quality information for developers

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