Software Technical Lead, CameraX, Android

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Job Description

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or relevant technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience with Mobile Development on Android
  • Experience coding in Java.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, or technical related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with building and releasing APIs and building and optimizing mobile apps, in Java and Kotlin.
  • Experience working with apps using Android camera APIs.
  • Experience working the Android AOSP frameworks, NDK, SDK, and libraries.
  • Experience designing internal frameworks in Java.
  • Experience applying computer vision algorithms or design and implementation.

About the job

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.

CameraX strives to be a modern API that's easy to use and works reliably across different devices. As a Software Technical Lead, you will design new high-level APIs for Android's Camera system using Java and Kotlin. Through designing and architecting core modules and systems, you will create new ways to deploy imaging effects, such as visual-based machine learning, recognition, image enhancement, and more. As this is a growing project, you will have ample opportunity to help set direction, own and design large modules, and work alongside and coordinate with other engineers and teams to see projects through to reach user's hands.

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.


  • Create a camera library and API allowing developers to easily use the Android Camera system to create amazing new experiences by designing a new software layer.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to get technologies into the hands of 1B+ Google users, and help ensure a consistent high quality experience across the Android device ecosystem.
  • Design and implement core software, create new APIs leveraging newer language features for clean expression, and find ways to integrate and release new camera based imaging effects and features to the developer community.
  • Set direction, own, and design large modules and work alongside and coordinate with teams to see projects through to reach user's hands.

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.

  • Industry
    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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