Friday, June 2, 2023 at 8:32:27 PM Coordinated Universal Time
United Kingdom England UK, Birmingham UK, London

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: London, UK.

Remote location(s): United Kingdom.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience with data structures and algorithms

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience writing and maintaining open-source software
  • Experience and comfort with software development in Go
  • Knowledge or interest in transparency systems (e.g., Certificate Transparency, Binary Transparency)
  • Excellent communication skills

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 Google’s 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.

Our team develops platforms and tooling which make it easy to build cryptographically verifiable solutions that minimize the trust users must place in them.

In addition to fostering the adoption of transparency logs in more applications, you will also help to develop technology to further verify log behavior.You will have a desire to protect users and make the world a better place, helping us in our mission to enable deeper transparency for more applications.

You will also focus on open-source development, and work with external partners.

The Core team builds the technical foundation behind Google’s flagship products. We are owners and advocates for the underlying design elements, developer platforms, product components, and infrastructure at Google. These are the essential building blocks for excellent, safe, and coherent experiences for our users and drive the pace of innovation for every developer. We look across Google’s products to build central solutions, break down technical barriers and strengthen existing systems. As the Core team, we have a mandate and a unique opportunity to impact important technical decisions across the company.


  • Participate in the design and development of software, a large portion of which will be open-source Go.
  • Help feed and water our open-source repositories.
  • Represent the team in external engagements, working in conjunction with partners or undertaking outreach or educational initiatives.
  • Join the team's on-call rotation, supporting our production services.

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 our Accommodations for Applicants form .