Software Engineering Manager

Software Engineering Manager Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Hands-on programming experience in one of the following: Java, C++ or Python.
  • Technical leadership and people management experience.

Software Engineering Manager Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related field.
  • Large scale systems design experience.
  • Technical leadership and people management experience.
  • Relevant industry experience.

About the job

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.

YouTube has grown into a community used by over 1 billion people across the globe to access information, share video, and shape culture. The YouTube team helps budding creators build careers, creates products like YouTube Kids, YouTube Music, and YouTube Gaming, and engages communities around shared passions and global conversations. Together, we empower the world to create, broadcast, and share.

Responsibilities

  • 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.