BA/BS degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience.
3 years of relevant work experience.
Experience working with and/or designing APIs.
Experience as a committer to an open source project.
Experience supporting other developers, for example answering questions on StackOverflow.
About the job
As a Developer Programs Engineer (DPE), you'll stand at the intersection of a technology movement shaping our world - between the people who build it and the customers who use it. Developer Programs Engineers (DPEs) are the Engineering wing of Developer Relations. We ensure that our products are amazing for developers. As "customer zero" we're the first developers to use upcoming services. In this role, you will provide feedback on API design, platform consistency and functionality. You'll create sample code and work with Technical Writing teams to produce developer documentation, quickstarts and tutorials.
We produce amazing APIs for Google's advertising products, and help developers make the most of those APIs.
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.
Develop and enhance open source client libraries for Google advertising APIs.
Advocate internally for improvements to APIs to allow developers to work more efficiently.
Publish guides and blog posts that cover everything from best practices, to key features of the API.
Collaborate with Product, Engineering and Marketing teams to keep our developers informed of the latest changes and improvements to APIs.
Participate in Developer workshops, to interact with developers, answer questions, and give presentations on how to make the most of Google advertising APIs.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. 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.