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Software Engineer III, Pixel Graphics System Software

Google

Google

Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages, or 1 year of experience with an advanced degree.
  • 2 years of experience with data structures or algorithms in either an academic or industry setting.
  • Experience developing device drivers or low-level hardware support for GPUs.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • 2 years of experience working with embedded operating systems.
  • Experience developing accessible technologies.
  • Experience writing shader and low-level graphics API code.

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.

Pixel Graphics System Software enables everything from simple low-power animations to rich UI, high-end games, and on-device image processing make the best use of the Pixel phones' distinctive GPU hardware.

Our team also supports GPU bring-up for new devices, works with partner and vendor teams to investigate graphics anomalies and slow performance, and comes up with innovative ways to use the GPU as part of a tightly-integrated device package.

As a member of our GPU driver team, in addition to supporting existing devices and new Android versions and GPU APIs, you will boost power/performance for interactive apps on Pixel GPUs, take advantage of hardware features of Google SoCs, and opportunities for future silicon that will improve the customer experience.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices and Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user's interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices and Services team is making people's lives better through technology.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $133,000-$194,000 + 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.

Responsibilities

  • Help the Pixel Graphics System Software team identify, triage, and fix graphics driver issues and develop new driver features.
  • Work with Google Silicon teams, Pixel system architecture, and power teams to implement software support for a tightly-integrated GPU/SoC integration.
  • Work with Android platform teams, Pixel product management, and first-party application developers across Google to identify, prioritize, and optimize application workloads.

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We welcome and encourage people who are expecting and/or parents-to-be to apply to this or any other role at Google.

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