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Software Engineer, Embedded Graphics Drivers



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience in computer science, data structures, algorithms, and software design.
  • Experience in Unix/Linux environments and embedded Linux.
  • Experience with device drivers.
  • Experience coding in C and C++.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with graphics driver development.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: graphics driver platform integration (e.g. kernel drivers or window-system integration), or GPU power management software.

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.

As a Software Engineer in Google Phone Software, you will have the opportunity to pioneer, develop, and build our footprint in consumer hardware/software. You will create delightful gaming experiences, contribute to novel and smooth user interfaces, accelerate interactive viewfinders for the latest in camera image enhancement, specify, and build and launch mobile devices.

In this role, you will develop power management, platform and system integration, User Interface acceleration, Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) compute, performance tuning, developer tools, tests and release management.

Google is an engineering company at heart. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on users around the world. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, social to local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.


  • Develop GPU graphics and compute technologies spanning the full GPU software stack.
  • Evaluate and bring-up devices and work with Product and Engineering teams to define the role and requirements of the GPU in future product designs.
  • Advise Android and Pixel leadership on performance and feature opportunities in graphics software, and scope solutions with Partner teams.
  • Minimize application or device-specific workarounds to serve users of all Pixel devices, including in-market devices.

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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.