Front End Software Engineer

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This position is based in San Francisco, CA.

The area: Engineering, Software Engineering

Google’s Software Engineers develop the next-generation technologies for which we’ve become world-renowned. In addition to revolutionizing search technology, we use our world-class programming skills to innovate in a number of other areas as well. Our projects include working on advanced information-retrieval algorithms, massive scalability and storage solutions, and large-scale applications that enrich the user experience. We also work extensively on networking systems, advertising systems and complex transaction systems in consumer applications.

The role: Front End Software Engineer

As a Front End Software Engineer at Google, you will specialize in building responsive and elegant web UIs with AJAX and similar technologies. You will play a key role in helping Google build next-generation web applications like Gmail, Google Docs, Google Maps, and iGoogle.


  • Build next-generation web applications with a focus on the client side.
  • Redesign UI’s, Implement new UI’s, and pick up Java as necessary.
  • Engage with back-end systems.


  • Computer Science degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Significant development experience in server-side technologies such as C/C++ and/or Java.
  • Web application development experience.
  • AJAX/HTML/CSS experience and an interest in user interface design.
  • Experience working on cross-browser platforms.
  • Object-oriented JavaScript skills.
  • Knowledge of UI frameworks such as XUL, Flex, and XAML a plus.

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