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Google Senior Staff Software Specialist, Google Cloud in Kirkland, Washington

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • 8 years of experience in software development, and with data structures/algorithms.

  • 5 years of experience with design and architecture; and testing/launching software products.

  • 5 years of experience with API management, infrastructure automation or service lifecycle management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical field.

  • 7 years of experience building and developing large-scale infrastructure, distributed systems or networks.

  • 5 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, and/or cross-business projects.

  • Experience with compute technologies, storage, and/or hardware architecture.

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.

EasySaaS is on a mission to enable Google Cloud Platform (GCP) service producers to build services that work consistently across environments. Typically, adding new services takes significant effort. EasySaaS has the potential to slash this time significantly, allowing GCP to deliver an order of magnitude more products with smaller teams.

The EasySaaS Rollout team will focus specifically on enabling service producers to safely push changes at scale to a fleet of service instances distributed across environments. This team has an impact and influence across GCP. We're expanding our focus and creating new offerings to support the changing needs of the GCP business.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $231,000-$339,000 + 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.

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  • Set the technical vision and strategy for delivering the above requirements and leading a multi-year technical roadmap, balancing short and long-term technology investments.

  • Drive the roadmap and partner with Product Management on the definition and development of new features.

  • Engage with partner teams to align on product requirements, solution architecture, and emerging requirements and issues.

  • Help teams find the right short-term and long-term balance between development velocity and generalization of software solutions.

  • Uphold a culture of respect, inclusion, innovation, growth, engineering excellence, landings, and customer focus.

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