Camera Hardware Engineer | Google

Date Posted: 
Friday, January 24, 2014
Position Location: 
Mountain View, Calif.
Job Description: 

Camera Hardware Engineer, Special Projects
Mountain View, CA, USA
Hardware Engineering·Full-time

Our computational challenges are so big, complex and unique we can't just purchase off-the-shelf hardware, we've got to make it ourselves. Your team designs and builds the hardware, software and networking technologies that power all of Google's services. As a Hardware Engineer, you design and build the systems that are the heart of the world's largest and most powerful computing infrastructure. You develop from the lowest levels of circuit design to large system design and see those systems all the way through to high volume manufacturing. Your work has the potential to shape the machinery that goes into our cutting-edge data centers affecting millions of Google users.

Simply put, Google engineers make computers do amazing things. Populated by extraordinarily creative, motivated and talented people, the Google team gets excited by developing new products that really make a difference and are used by millions of people. If you get excited about building new things and aren't daunted by the challenge of building something from scratch, then this might be a good fit for you. Our team is responsible for delivering innovative and robust imaging/sensing solutions for next-generation communication platform. The scope of our work covers all the way from research, design, prototyping, development, testing, all the way toward qualification and mass production of camera hardware for Google products. We are seeking for exceptional engineers with in-depth knowledge in optics and mechanical engineering to take the leadership of our camera hardware projects.

Responsibilities
Define, drive and manage the sensor, lens and camera module suppliers for customized technology development and improve the performance and yield.
Minimum qualifications
BS/BA engineering degree or equivalent practical experience.
2 years of related work experience on mobile camera development.
Experience with high-volume camera lens and module manufacturing.
Preferred qualifications
MS in engineering with 5 years of related work experience.
Experience with camera lens and module design.
Excellent project management skills and experience with driving lens and camera module suppliers.
Area
Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle 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 AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.
Team or role:Hardware Engineering
Job type:Full-time
Last updated: Jan 15, 2014
Job location(s):Mountain View, CA, USA