Technical Lead, Early Stage Project, X ( Job ID # 4937737002 )

Employer Name Google X   Address 0000
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience Any   City Mountain View
Education Any   State California
  Zip Code 94035

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Job Description

Technical Lead, Early Stage Project, X
Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA
X is Alphabet’s moonshot factory. We are a diverse group of inventors and entrepreneurs who build and launch technologies that aim to improve the lives of millions, even billions, of people. Our goal: 10x impact on the world’s most intractable problems, not just 10% improvement. We approach projects that have the aspiration and riskiness of research with the speed and ambition of a startup.

About the Team:

We're an early stage team at X with a growing, interdisciplinary portfolio. To prove our path to the moon, we make early contact with the real world through both internal and external partnerships.

About the role:

You will be the Engineering Lead for an early stage project and work cross-functionally across Product Development and Management, Data Science, Business Development and Partner Management teams.

How you will make 10X impact:

Be an active engineer and technical lead on the project. You must be willing to get your hands dirty!
Preparing technical and design documents, schematic designs, and prototyping
Reviewing technical and design documents, software and development plans
Work with the engineering team across SWE, HWE, Machine Learning, and Manufacturing
Drive key decisions on hardware and software architecture and technology roadmap: balancing longevity with rapid prototyping; assess and scope technical feasibility of possible new products
Delivering high quality, stable and scalable technology platform
Being a team player that is accountable for the deliverables of the team
Work with external partners to develop hardware and software for our product offerings
What you should have:

5+ years of technical leadership experience in software engineering, hardware engineering and infrastructure development
Technical leadership experience of successfully building and scaling software systems and teams
Rapid prototyping experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience partnering with other technical teams (e.g., other technical teams across Alphabet)
Experience as a Technical Lead or Technical Lead Manager working with a team of engineers in a rapid growth environment
Experience with scalable data pipelines, databases, and SQL
Working knowledge of:
embedded systems, including firmware development
wireless communication protocols, such as Bluetooth
Machine learning
Familiarity with:
full-stack web development
iOS and Android applications
It’d be great if you also had these:

Experience with cloud-based development, especially on Google Cloud Platform
Experience with sensors and IoT applications, especially protocols like MQTT and Eddystone
Experience interacting with clients and partners
Experience working in a fast paced environment
Willing / able to travel internationally
Familiarity with Google-internal tools, infrastructure, and processes (e.g., Piper, Borg, Smart Track)
Familiarity with Google's data products like Spanner and BigQuery
Experience with API design and development, especially gRPC
Experience with protocol buffers, especially low-level implementations like nanopb
Experience with Java, Python, C
At X, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are 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.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at: [email protected]

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