Senior System Power Engineer, Pixel




Multiple Locations


Position summary

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Mountain View, CA, USA; Sunnyvale, CA, USA.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of experience working with mobile devices, including both hardware and software, and the interactions between the two.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with power measurement tools such as Monsoon, digital multimeter, etc.

  • Experience with Linux/Android tools such as adb, Systrace, Git, etc.

  • Experience with mobile phone hardware subsystems including applications processor, cellular modem, TPU/NPU, graphics, multimedia, display, memory, WiFi, etc.

  • Experience with and understanding of mobile phone workloads in one or more areas: multimedia processing, camera pipeline, render and display processing, cellular modem/WiFi processing, machine learning, etc.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and problem-solving skills.

About the job

Join a team of power experts in the Pixel Power team and help make battery life awesome for Pixel phones and for the broader Android ecosystem. The Pixel Power team is responsible for all aspects of power for Pixel devices, from concept to volume production to post deployment, and for delivering battery life for our users.

The Google Pixel team focuses on designing and delivering the world's most helpful mobile experience. The team works on shaping the future of Pixel devices and services through some of the most advanced designs, techniques, products, and experiences in consumer electronics. This includes bringing together the best of Google’s artificial intelligence, software, and hardware to build global smartphones and create transformative experiences for users across the world.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $141,000-$212,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Work with cross-functional hardware, software, and systems teams to define and develop system-level power models, targets, and estimates for the entire platform.
  • Define and develop detailed use case flows and workload models for various usage scenarios, and perform power/performance trade-off analysis and optimizations.
  • Define, develop and utilize benchmarks, tools, scripts and tests for debugging battery drain issues, system profiling, model validation, power consumption, and competitive analysis.
  • Propose and drive implementation of innovative new power optimization features across hardware and software.
  • Define and develop techniques for in-field battery life monitoring and analysis.

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  • Generous parental and caregiver leave along with fertility and growing family support.

  • Flexible work options that include a hybrid work model, four “work from anywhere” weeks, and remote work opportunities.

  • A chance to be a part of a variety of employee resource groups, community groups, and culture clubs.