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Google Technical Lead Manager, Audio/Video Team, Android Auto in Kirkland, Washington

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages (e.g., JAVA, Python)

  • 3 years of experience in a technical leadership role and overseeing strategic projects.

  • 2 years of experience in a people management, supervision/team leadership role.

Preferred qualifications:

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

  • 3 years of experience in mobile device application development.

  • 3 years of experience working in a matrixed organization.

  • Experience in either Android development or audio/video space (e.g., video conferencing, remote desktop, latency, etc.).

  • Experience in one or more programming languages (e.g., Java, C++, Python).

Like Google's own ambitions, the work of a Software Engineer (SWE) goes way beyond just Search. SWE Managers have not only the technical expertise to take on and provide technical leadership to major projects, but also manage a team of engineers. You not only optimize your own code but make sure engineers are able to optimize theirs. As a SWE Manager you manage your project goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop your team. SWE teams work all across the company, in areas such as information retrieval, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression, user interface design; the list goes on and is growing every day. Operating with scale and speed, our exceptional software engineers are just getting started -- and as a manager, you guide the way.

Automotive industry executives say there will be more change in their business in the next 5 years than they have seen in the last 50 years.

The Android Auto team collaborate with vehicle manufacturers to develop and deliver on this massive opportunity, building on a proven embedded platform to create a leading Assistant-powered, navigation, entertainment, and communication vehicle system, which will be delivered to specialized people-moving devices.

  • Create a strategy for future plans with consideration to how phone and car hardware is evolving, and the ongoing challenges and risks.

  • Review code developed by other engineers and provide feedback to ensure best practices (e.g., style guidelines, checking code in, accuracy, testability, and efficiency).

  • Design and guide systems designs within the scope of the broader area. Write product or system development code to solve problems.

  • Triage product or system issues and debug/track/resolve by analyzing the sources of issues and the impact on hardware, network, or service operations/quality.

Google is 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. See also Google's EEO Policy ( and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form ( .