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Senior Software Engineer, Android Anti-Tracking

Google

Google

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: New York, NY, USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Remote location(s): United States.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages, and with data structures/algorithms.
  • 3 years of experience testing, maintaining, or launching software products, and 1 year of experience with software design and architecture.
  • Experience building on Android Open Source platform and development.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Master’s degree or PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical field.
    • 3 years of experience in a technical leadership role leading project teams and setting technical direction.
    • 3 years of experience working in a complex, matrixed organization involving cross-functional or cross-business projects.
    • Experience with Android ecosystem and release process.
    • Experience with digital advertising, anti-fraud, and abuse.

    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.

    With your technical expertise you will manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables. You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

    The Privacy Sandbox Anti-Covert Tracking team focuses on reducing passive fingerprinting and making existing Web APIs and primitives, more private without breaking the web or regressing performance.

    As the Android Anti-Tracking Technical Lead, you will work with the Engineering Manager to help grow a team that will design, improve, and ship anti-covert tracking techniques and mitigations for users on Android Platforms. In this role, you will help manage project priorities and deliverables, and mentor and support engineers to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

    Android is Google’s open-source mobile operating system powering more than 3 billion devices worldwide. Android is about bringing computing to everyone in the world. We believe computing is a super power for good, enabling access to information, economic opportunity, productivity, connectivity between friends and family and more. We think everyone in the world should have access to the best computing has to offer. We provide the platform for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and developers to build compelling computing devices (smartphones, tablets, TVs, wearables, etc) that run the best apps/services for everyone in the world.

    The US base salary range for this full-time position is $157,000-$235,000 + 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

    • Lead a team of engineers to design new APIs, systems, and policies to prevent covert tracking on Android.
    • Mentor and train other engineers on design techniques and coding standards.
    • Work across Google and the wider Android ecosystem to help design the future direction of privacy on Android.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with Android focused teams to deliver privacy related products.
    • Drive technical projects and provide technical leadership to inspire the team to innovate, design, and implement advanced capabilities to prevent tracking on the web and Android.

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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.