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Software Engineer, Mobile Applications (Android)

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 tackle new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.

With your technical expertise you manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables. You 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 Android products (Advertising, Android, Chrome, Voice, Search or other exciting projects).

You are an Android Developer, you will develop applications primarily in Java and using the Android SDK. You might design and develop open-source Android applications that are part of the Android Open Source Project or closed-source Google applications that are the interface to Google services on Android.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement new user-facing features in Google’s products.
  • Build the libraries and frameworks that support large, complex web applications like Gmail, Google Search, and Google Maps.
  • Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale. Support diverse clients from high powered desktop computers to small footprint mobile devices.
  • Write client-side code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use, high volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly.

Minimum qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Programming experience in Java.
  • Experience in mobile application development.

Preferred qualifications

  • Deep technical knowledge of mobile application development in Android.
  • Knowledge of Android UI frameworks, MVP application design and complex, reactive touch based UI.
  • Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for embedded systems.
  • Specialist domains: Embedded/device systems, mobile optimized websites, mobile web browsers, client application development for Windows/Mac (Chrome, WebKit, etc.), third party libraries for Android.

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Organisation:  Google Mobile