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Software Engineer, Filesystem, Pixel

Google

Google

Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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.
  • 3 years of experience in embedded Linux Kernel or storage.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • 3 years of experience working with embedded operating systems.
  • 3 years of experience working with Android Kernel, Storage, Nand Flash Memory, or Filesystem.
  • 1 year of experience in a technical leadership role.
  • Experience developing accessible 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.

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

Filesystem and Storage stacks are key areas in Linux kernel with respect to the system performance and power. We're responsible for managing the areas across all Pixel phone products. Our work covers f2fs/ext4/erofs filesystems, block/scsi layer, and UFS drivers. We also communicate with multiple storage vendors and drive JEDEC/T10 standards to make the best choice of UFS parts every year per Pixel product. If required, we work with diverse Android teams to make the entire Android more performant and healthy.

The Google Pixel team focuses on designing and delivering the world's most helpful mobile experience. The team works on shaping the future of Pixel devices and services through some of the most advanced designs, techniques, products, and experiences in consumer electronics. This includes bringing together the best of Google’s artificial intelligence, software, and hardware to build global smartphones and create transformative experiences for users across 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

  • Analyze and improve Android system performance from the entire IO stack perspective.
  • Control IOs to mitigate performance/power/stability problems on flash storages.
  • Maintain kernel patches across various kernel branches such as mainline, AOSP, Pixel, and SoC.
  • Write and upstream patches for filesystems and/or IO subsystem.
  • Explore new storage technology and leading the storage industry.

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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.