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Software Engineer, Android TV at Google (Zürich, Switzerland)

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Job Description

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages.
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently and idiomatically.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Considerable programming experience in Java.
  • Android software architecture experience.
  • First-hand experience writing software and delivering consumer electronics.
  • Familiarity with embedded software and/or mobile applications.
  • Broad understanding of the consumer electronics industry (mobile, TV, etc.) and a desire to learn more.

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.With your technical expertise you will manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables. You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

Android TV brings an excellent user experience to active devices within living rooms globally.

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.


  • Collaborate with UX, Partner Engineering, Developer Relations, and Application teams across Google.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software, primarily in Java.
  • Develop the Setup and Settings Android TV app and improve the quality and performance.
  • Design and architect for system analytics.
  • Help us take on a wide variety of issues and bring innovative new features to the TV.
At Google, we dont just accept differencewe celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. 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 Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing
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