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Software Engineer, Accessibility

Google

Mountain View, CA,USA

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.

Google aspires to be an organization that reflects the globally diverse audience that our products and technology serve. We believe that in addition to hiring the best talent, a diversity of perspectives, ideas and cultures leads to the creation of better products and services. This team will allow you to work on projects that will aim to make all our products accessible to everyone, with a particular focus on users with special needs or disabilities.

Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Users with disabilities pose many unique technical challenges, as we seek to address at global scale needs that vary from individual to individual.

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. You are versatile, display leadership qualities and are enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. 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 millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

Responsibilities
Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.
Write solid, maintainable, well tested client code.
Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
Qualifications
Minimum qualifications:
BA/BS degree in computer science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java and/or Python.
Experience with assistive technologies such as screen readers, scanning interfaces or assistive listening devices.

Preferred qualifications:
Master's or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field.
1-year of relevant work experience, including experience with UNIX/Linux or Windows environments, distributed systems, machine learning, information retrieval and TCP/IP.
Experience with and a passion for user-interface design.

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