Senior Software Engineer, Site Reliability Engineering, Google Nest
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
- 5 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages.
- 5 years of experience with data structures or algorithms.
- Experience in computing, distributed systems, storage, or networking.
- Experience designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting distributed systems.
- Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks.
- Excellent problem-solving and written/verbal communication skills.
About the job
Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. SRE ensures that Google's services—both our internally critical and our externally-visible systems—have reliability, uptime appropriate to users' needs and a fast rate of improvement. Additionally SRE’s will keep an ever-watchful eye on our systems capacity and performance. Much of our software development focuses on optimizing existing systems, building infrastructure and eliminating work through automation.
On the SRE team, you’ll have the opportunity to manage the complex challenges of scale which are unique to Google, while using your expertise in coding, algorithms, complexity analysis and large-scale system design.
SRE's culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, problem solving and openness is key to its success. Our organization brings together people with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We encourage them to collaborate, think big and take risks in a blame-free environment. We promote self-direction to work on meaningful projects, while we also strive to create an environment that provides the support and mentorship needed to learn and grow.
To learn more: check out our books on Site Reliability Engineering or read a career profile about why a Software Engineer chose to join SRE.
The Google Nest team focuses on hardware, software, and services for the home, ranging from Nest thermostats to Nest smart displays. The Google Nest team develops, 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.
- Review product design strategies to ensure products are designed at conception to consider and prioritize scalability, reliability.
- Build relationships and work with our Software Engineer partners to build reliability into the products.
- Manage product area and help improve the entire Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) reliability tool set.
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