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2018-12-04T22:20:07-05:00 X, The Moonshot Factory
Lead Software Engineer, X

Software Engineering

Mountain View, CA (HQ)

Role:

As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for the engineering and building of multiple software products. You will set a foundation for future product development as you work closely with product managers, data scientists, business development experts, leadership teams and technologists across Alphabet. You will contribute code directly and provide technical direction as a member of a growing technical field.

In this role you will successfully execute within ambiguous pathways with clear project focus, customer requirements and delivery dates, working to address global and local energy challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Join a small, entrepreneurial team and other partners in the production of first products parting from existing demos.
  • Work cross-functionally with other areas at Google (e.g. Geo, Google Cloud, Brain) to bring the best internal and external technologies and datasets together to achieve customer objectives.
  • Develop prototypes to evaluate feasibility of new products.
  • Balance hacking solutions with writing reusable code.
  • Collaborate with resident experts at X and Google for challenges that require cross-team collaboration to be solved.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience programming in C/C++ and/ or Java.
  • Experience shipping user-facing products as part of a team.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in applied machine learning with time-series forecasting and/or image classification.
  • Experience in embedded IOT software, device provisioning and fleet management.
  • Experience with GIS, Street View, Earth Engine, Geo tools and analyzing satellite imagery.
  • Experience with new sensing technologies.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform products and data management platforms.
  • Demonstrated understanding of energy data and analytics.

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X is a moonshot factory where uncomfortably ambitious, potentially world-changing new ideas such as self-driving cars, balloon-powered Internet and smart contact lenses are developed and taken out into the world. X projects have the potential to transform the lives of billions of people and make the world a radically better place. We’re a team of makers, entrepreneurs, engineers and scientists with deep technical expertise who love the challenge of the seemingly impossible. X was formerly known as Google[x].

At X, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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