Software Engineering Manager, Pixel Graphics

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Job Description

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of relevant work experience in system software development (e.g., kernel, device drivers, firmware, software that manages kernels, machines, or devices).
  • 6 years of experience in an engineering leadership role with a focus on computer graphics and GPU

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5 years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience. Experience in leading, managing, and developing large teams.
  • Large scale embedded systems design experience.
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages such as: C/C++, Java, or Python.

About the job

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.

Pixel Graphics System Software enables everything from simple low-power animations to rich UI, high-end games, and on-device image processing make the best use of the Pixel phones' distinctive GPU hardware. Our team also supports GPU bring-up for new devices, works with partner and vendor teams to investigate graphics anomalies and slow performance, and comes up with innovative ways to use the GPU as part of a tightly-integrated device package.

As a leader in our core GPU driver team, you will help set the agenda for the future of the kernel GPU driver and user-space graphics driver stack, coordinate implementation efforts that build on Pixel's strengths, and enable amazing new products.

Making the world's information universally accessible and useful doesn't stop at the desktop. The Mobile team builds tools to get you the information you need no matter where you are. Android has become the world's most popular mobile ecosystem, powering billions of devices, from smartphones to tablets, watches to TVs and everything in between. Whether adding to the core Android experience, forging new markets for digital content, creating immersive and portable versions of our products or managing relationships with a global community of developers, the Mobile team is giving you Google on the go.


  • Lead and manage a team of talented engineers.
  • Coordinate teams of engineers across the globe to make improvements, often involving mentoring engineers and helping improve the team's velocity. 
  • Advise Android and Pixel leadership on performance and feature opportunities in graphics software, and scope solutions with partner teams inside and outside Google.
  • Seek general solutions to problems, minimizing application or device-specific workarounds to serve users of all Pixel devices, including in-market devices.
  • Help bring-up and evaluate devices, and work with product and engineering teams to define the role and requirements of the GPU in future product designs.

Company Info.


Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that focuses on search engine technology, online advertising, cloud computing, computer software, quantum computing, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, and consumer electronics. It has been referred to as the -most powerful company in the world- and one of the world's most valuable brands due to its market dominance, data collection, and technological advantages in the area of AI.

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    E-commerce,Artificial intelligence,Internet services,Cloud computing,Computer software,Advertising,Computer hardware,Consumer electronics
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    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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