Minimum qualifications: + BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related degree or equivalent practical experience. + 3 years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience. + Hands-on programming experience in one of the following: Java, C++ or Python Preferred qualifications: + MS or PhD in Computer Science or closely related degree. + 10 years of relevant industry experience, with 5 years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience (managing teams of 8 or more developers). + Strong distributed systems and architecture knowledge and experience. + Experience shipping successful products. + Strong leader capable of motivating and energizing the very best. + Demonstrated expertise in problem-solving and technical innovation, capable of "rolling-up sleeves and getting hands dirty". Like Google's own ambitions, the work of a Software Engineer (SWE) goes way beyond just Search. SWE Managers have not only the technical expertise to take on and provide technical leadership to major projects, but also manage a team of engineers. You not only optimize your own code but make sure engineers are able to optimize theirs. As a SWE Manager you manage your project goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop your team. SWE teams work all across the company, in areas such as information retrieval, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression, user interface design; the list goes on and is growing every day. Operating with scale and speed, our exceptional software engineers are just getting started -- and as a manager, you guide the way. 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. + Manage a team of software engineers, including task planning and code reviews. + Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment. + Be responsible for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects. + Contribute technically to projects. + Work closely with product management team to ensure we're building the best products. 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 completing this form.