Senior Software Engineer, Front End at Google (Chicago, IL)
Location: Chicago, IL
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-24 05:00:24
Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Chicago, IL, USA; Atlanta, GA, USA
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
- 7 years of professional software development experience, or 5 year with an advanced degree.
- Experience with front end technologies and/or front end frameworks.
- Experience with the latest web standards, including HTML5 and CSS3.
- Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, Polymer, Closure or Backbone.
- Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques.
- Understanding of the principles of accessibility and can build products that are accessible to users with disabilities.
- Excellent sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience.
- Ability to write in English fluently.
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 Googles 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.
As a Front End Software Engineer at Google, you will specialize in building responsive and elegant web applications that scale to millions of users in dozens of languages
Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.
- Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.
- Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
- Be responsible for server-side and client-side feature work.
- Identify and establish patterns and best practices for building excellent web experiences.