Front End Software Engineer

Google Inc. Houghton , WA 98033

Posted 2 weeks ago

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 manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables. You design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

Do you want to help Google build next-generation web applications like Gmail, Google Search, Google Maps, and Google+? As a Front End Software Engineer at Google, you will specialize in building responsive and elegant web applications that scale to millions of users in dozens of languages.

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.

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 Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

  • 1 year of work experience.

  • Experience in JavaScript, and one or more programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, Python or Go.

  • Experience with front end technologies and/or front end frameworks.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's, PhD degree, further education or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related field.

  • 1 year of working experience with client side web technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.).

  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques.

  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.

  • Ability to speak and write English fluently and idiomatically.

  • Design and implement new user-facing features in Google's products.

  • Write client-side code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use, high volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly.

  • Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale. Support diverse clients from high powered desktop computers to small footprint mobile devices.

  • Build the libraries and frameworks that support large, complex web applications like Gmail, Google Search, and Google Maps.

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