Developer Advocate, Gaming

Google8 days ago
Shanghai, CN
Google

The Developer Relations organization helps keep us connected to the communities that love technology as much as we do. Our focus is on supporting third party developers who build applications and businesses on Google's platforms. Developer Advocates act as passionate advocates for Google technologies, and are vocal advocates for developer interests within Google. This is a position for engineers who love connecting with developers and speaking publicly about cutting-edge technologies on conference panels, at user groups, on blogs and with the press. You also communicate internally with Product Managers. Chrome, Android, App Engine, HTML5, as well as our core G Suite and Ads APIs, are just some of the platforms you promote and support. Your work fosters a community of developers working with Google technologies and helps to drive strategy around Developer Relations.

In this role, you will help build and maintain long-term relationships with game partners and provide engineering support and guidance regarding Google platforms such as Android, Play, Firebase and Chrome OS. You will help drive adoption of new Google products in China through your relationships with partners and technical knowledge. You'll also help our team identify new product opportunities in mobile gaming and bring valuable feedback from partner organizations to Google product teams.

Making the world's information universally accessible and useful doesn't stop at the desktop. The Mobile team builds tools to get you the information you need no matter where you are. Android has become the world's most popular mobile ecosystem, powering billions of devices, from smartphones to tablets, watches to TVs and everything in between. Whether adding to the core Android experience, forging new markets for digital content, creating immersive and portable versions of our products or managing relationships with a global community of developers, the Mobile team is giving you Google on the go.

Responsibilities

  • Work with game developers to support integrations with Google’s latest products.
  • Work with game developers and provide high level engineering direction and guidance to solve problems.
  • Participate in engineering-focused meetings with developers to help improve gaming experience.
  • Advocate for game developers internally and influence Google developer product strategy by working with product management, engineering, PR, marketing, business development and other cross-functional teams.
  • Drive game partners' success with engineering direction and support on core Google products and platforms.

  • Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7 years of experience as a software engineer.

  • Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience within the online entertainment, gaming and mobile app gaming industries.
  • Experience presenting to large technical audiences.
  • Location

    Shanghai, CN

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