Randstad Experience Engineer in New York, New York
New York, NY
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The Experience Centers team has several high-impact projects for Experience Centers on the horizon that need engineering support and development including: - Refresh of the technology and exhibits within the Dublin Foundry Space by January 2016 (including multiple exhibits and web experiences) - Development of an exhibit for the Mountain View PartnerPlex for 2017. - Maintain and refresh technology and exhibits for several global BrandLab spaces by Spring of 2016 (including maintenance of multiple exhibits and creation of web and mobile experiences) - Develop technical design and plans with technical vendors for a new Google for Work space for 2017 Experience Centers are designed as high impact spaces that facilitate sales conversations with Google s top clients and partners.
Under the direction of Experience Design Leads and the Technical Integration Leads, the Experience Engineers will:
Troubleshoot and fix existing exhibit code, both remotely and onsite during installations.
Port existing exhibits from older to newer versions of our internal software platform.
Add selected new features after installation as required by business teams.
Make internal Google code/APIs available to vendors for integration into exhibits.
Work with Google translation console and tools as necessary.
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
Prototype ideas for new exhibits by using/adapting internal Google code with a focus on rapid iteration and stability.
Partner with engineers across Google to explain the Experience Center s technical requirements and collaborate on code projects.
Answer vendor questions about all aspects of software development for our exhibits.
BA/BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent work experience.
Experience developing software for physical installations in theme parks, museum exhibits, retail environments, the performing arts, or a similar environment, as demonstrated by a portfolio of client or personal projects.
Experience working in multidisciplinary teams of engineers, designers, producers, and business stakeholders.
Demonstrating outstanding verbal and written communications skills, particularly in communicating about code or technical troubleshooting.
Nice to haves:
Experience developing for Android.
Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, Polymer, and Closure.
Experience working with Google APIs.
Experience developing with physical sensors, depth cameras, or tangible interfaces.
Strong sense of interaction design for physical installations and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience for physical installations, including accessibility.
Experience developing with Raspberry Pi or Arduino
Experience developing in Unity 3D or similar