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Hardware Testing Engineer, Technical Infrastructure



IT, Other Engineering
Council Bluffs, IA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience with test methodologies, planning, execution, and reporting as a lead or in a supporting role in a data center environment.
  • 3 years of experience with hardware testing, process validation, or software testing.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in troubleshooting functional and integration test failures that impact multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Experience leading projects, and/or programs consisting of integration and verification functions.
  • Ability to work with and communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the team.

About the job

Google's custom-designed machines make up one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. The Hardware Testing Engineering team ensures that this cutting-edge equipment is reliable. In the R&D lab, you design test equipment for prototypes of our machinery and develop the protocols used to scale these tests for the entire global team. Working closely with design engineers, you give input on designs to improve our hardware until you're sure it meets Google's standards of quality and reliability.

In this role, you will perform product level acceptance testing of a wide array of new hardware by evaluating products intended for Google data centers for requirements that span safety, security, serviceability and reliability. You will ensure that the equipment can be successfully integrated in the data center environment while being reliable and maintainable.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $93,000-$136,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Author detailed, product tailored test plans for data center products.
  • Author detailed test reports that provide valuable insights to Partners and Product Development teams.
  • Develop quality testing approaches for high systems (e.g., validating the interaction of multiple pieces of equipment at the integrated system and subsystem levels).
  • Ensure on time delivery of test cases while gathering critical data and documenting test life-cycle (setup, execution, etc).
  • Identify and implement opportunities for leveraging automation wherever possible to ensure the execution of test and report processes.

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Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.