Senior Software Engineer (Chromium)

| USA | Remote
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About the company

At Squadformers, we are dedicated to accelerating the development of meaningful software. We partner with early to mid-stage startups to build top-tier software by providing subscription-based access to elite product and engineering teams. We envision a tight-knit community of exceptional Squads that deliver remarkable products to our partners that also makes a positive impact in the world. Our internal team members have the chance to work with like-minded top talent in a collaborative environment, offering community, learning opportunities, and meaningful missions. Our core values guide us in this mission:

  1. Trust the Squad: We believe in the power of collaboration and camaraderie. We trust each other to find solutions, seek advice, and grow together. Empowerment and good intentions are at the heart of our teamwork.
  2. Simplify and Go: Simplicity is key in everything we do—from products to processes. We tackle complexity by making things small and manageable, and we always strive for elegance and efficiency.
  3. Find the Flow: We value flow and momentum, allowing us to feel better and move faster. By working when, how, and where it suits us best, we focus on a few things and excel at them.
  4. People First: Our people are our priority. We care for our team, partners, and families, ensuring a healthy work-life balance and preventing burnout.
  5. Always Be Learning: Curiosity drives us. We ask questions, stay humble, and continuously seek growth and improvement."


Squadformers is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to lead the work on our latest Chromium-based Android browser. This is a high-profile and hands-on position, for an incredibly meaningful mission. You will lead the work to help us develop our new innovative browser from the ground up. The specific product and approach is still in stealth but very innovative and meaningful — more information can be shared in a conversation.

Who You Are:

  • Proven experience in software development.
  • Proficient in Java and C++.
  • Knowledgable in Kotlin and Javascript
  • Strong understanding of web technologies and browser internals.
  • Expertise in Chromium development is a must; experience in developing browser extensions is a plus.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead the development of our Chromium-based browser for Android devices, and later for desktop
  • Collaborate with the team to design and implement new features for an amazing, fast and safe browsing experience
  • Maintain clean and organized code
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and methodologies to drive innovation
  • Contribute actively to evolving team methodologies
  • Drive new browser features with a focus on reliability, cross-platform compatibility, performance, and security
  • Deliver well-tested code with high confidence (unit tests, browser tests)
What we are looking for:
  • 3+ years of experience with browser development.
  • Familiarity with web technologies and how the web works
  • Strong C++ development skills
  • Proficiency in using Git
  • Experience with Chromium upstream contributions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Innate passion to be excellent, be curious and to share your passion with your team as you work together to WOW our clients!
  • You are an excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • Passionate about our values and love to grow
  • Self-starter, team player and independent — you can manage yourself efficiently
  • Able and willing to work 40hrs/week

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with building mobile apps.
  • Working experience with writing Rust.
  • Experience using browser performance analyzer tools and optimizing performance and footprint for mobile applications.

Additional Notes:

  • A degree is not required
  • North American time zones are required
  • The salary range for this position is $150-215k depending on experience
What We Offer
  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% remote work
  • Benefits for our full-time Squad members:
    • W2 full-time
    • Generous PTO accrual
    • FSA and Dependent-care savings accounts
    • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

Additional Information

  • We value diversity and will review any candidate, within the United States regardless of time zone. We do prefer candidates that are within the Pacific time zone and/or willing/able to work within that time zone in order to align with our squads and clients.
  • Compensation is based on experience and location.
More Information on Squadformers
Squadformers operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Palo Alto, California. It has 21 total employees. To see all 1 open jobs at Squadformers, click here.
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