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Staff Software Engineer, Linux Kernel, Silicon

Minimum qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.

+ 8 years of experience in system software development including kernel, driver, and system services using C/C++.

+ 5 years of experience testing, and launching software products, and 3 years of experience with software design and architecture.

+ 3 years of experience working with SoC hardware level software components.

Preferred qualifications:

+ Experience in software development with Python or Java.

+ Experience in developing Linux kernel software, Linux driver development, and debugging.

+ Experience in software/hardware co-design or influencing hardware design from software perspective.

+ Experience with system components like CPU, GPU, TPU, memory, or PCIe.

+ Knowledge of android software and hardware architectures.

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.

Our team is responsible for delivering software/hardware co-design of various system architectures for future SoCs Google is developing. The team develops software/hardware architecture and proof of concepts to prove specific architectural ideas.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. We aim to make people's lives better through technology.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $189,000-$284,000 + 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 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.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google ( .

+ Contribute to the software and hardware architecture designs for Google’s future SoCs and software features.

+ Build prototype/production software across the android stack including kernel, BSP, framework, and application to prove the feasibility of designs.

+ Build prototype/production software for embedded software stacks running inside Google’s SoCs.

+ Collaborate across organizations and teams to move the architecture design into production.

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 and If you have a need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form:

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