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Lead Software Engineer, Full Stack, Google Nest



Software Engineering
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 220; Xindian District, New Taipei City, Taiwan.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: on-device algorithms, embedded Linux, data analysis/experiments, machine learning, or iOS development.
  • Experience coding with C or C++ programming languages.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 8 years of experience in software development.
  • Experience in driving product excellence through well-defined quality metrics and metrics-oriented optimization.
  • Experience leading engineers in software development.
  • Experience working with teams located in other regions and in different time zones around the world.
  • Excellent ownership and problem-solving skills.
  • Passion for Internet of Things (IoT) and smart home technologies.

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.

The Google Nest team focuses on hardware, software and services offerings for the home, ranging from Nest thermostats to Nest smart displays. The Nest team researches, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make users’ homes more helpful. Our mission is the helpful home: to create a home that cares for the people inside it and the world around it.


  • Design and develop the full software stack for next generation Smart Home devices, platforms, and/or applications. Work across the entire stack from kernel Operating System (OS), device app, data analysis, and intelligent algorithms.
  • Build evaluation datasets, metrics, and infrastructure to understand and optimize the behavior of our features and algorithms.
  • Lead designs and improve development processes of software components, systems, and features. Mentor and train other team members on design techniques and coding standards.
  • Contribute to software architecture to enable future products, features, and roadmaps.
  • Own full software cycle from prototype, design, development, testing, integration, debugging to product launch and collaborate with cross-functional teams including Product Manager, UX, Engineering Productivity and Partner Engineering. Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.

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