Here's How Google Ranks Its Top Engineers


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Here’s a look at how Google ranks its engineers according to a post by a former Googler on Quora.At the top of the rankings are Google Fellows, who have distinguished themselves with consistent excellent performance far above the rank-and-file of Google — which is saying a lot, because Google employs some of the best engineers on the planet.

Here’s the full ranking, from bottom to top:

  • Software Engineer
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Staff Engineer
  • Senior Staff Engineer
  • Principal Engineer
  • Distinguished Engineer
  • Google Fellow

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