Chuchu Ma, 23, of Mountain View, was found dead in the water near the trail last week, according to the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.
"Chuchu was an excellent software engineer in our developer product team," Google officials said in a statement. "We are devastated to learn of her passing, and our deepest condolences are with her family and friends."
Ma's body was found Thursday morning by a passing bicyclist on the trail, according to Department of Public Safety Capt. Shawn Ahearn.
No additional information about the case was immediately available.