[SVLUG-Jobs] Google Europe is hiring Software Engineers - Zurich, Switzerland

Andi andile at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 05:17:02 PST 2004


Google Europe is hiring 

This year Google opend a European engineering center in Zurich,
Switzerland.  We're looking to hire talented software engineers, top
programmers and visionary computer scientists. The engineering
development team in Zurich will mirror Google's other engineering
offices, with the same scope of work, hiring standards and unique
Google culture.

Our engineering team is working on problems in a number of areas,
including distributed systems, information retrieval, algorithms, UI,
a variety of novel search features, and scalability issues related to
dealing with huge amounts of data and a rapidly increasing user base.
In addition, the European engineering center will focus on improving
our language-specific offerings in ways that will benefit all of our
global services, while ensuring that Google's usefulness in each of
the major European languages is unsurpassed.

Engineers hired into our European engineering center will take on
projects that match their backgrounds and interests and will work with
their peers in other Google offices to ensure that their concepts come
to fruition. Those who join us in this worldwide effort can expect an
outstanding work environment and the satisfaction of tackling some of
the most interesting challenges in computing today.

Software Engineer  

We need world-class engineers to develop the next generation search
engine. Our engineering team is working on problems in a number of
areas, including cutting-edge information retrieval algorithms,
scalability issues related to dealing with huge amounts of data and a
rapidly increasing user base, and a variety of novel search features.
If you have a need to bring order to a chaotic web, contact us.

Requirements: 

University Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field
(Ph.D. a plus).
Strong C/C++ programming skills. 
Substantial knowledge of UNIX/Linux or Windows environments. 
Extensive experience designing and programming large scale,
distributed systems, machine learning, information retrieval
algorithms, network programming, linux kernel and/or developing large
software systems.
Several years of software development experience. 
Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems. 
Fluency in English. 
For consideration please send a text (ASCII) or HTML version of your
resume to zurichjobs at google.com. Important: The subject field of your
email must include Software Engineer - Zurich. Please include a list
of all your Computer Science coursework along with grades received for
both Undergraduate and Graduate courses.

Java Software Engineer  

We are hiring Java software engineers to write server-side code for
web-based applications for both internal and external use. We are
looking for well-rounded developers who know how to create robust
production applications and can also develop prototypes quickly. You
should have a good understanding of, and practical production
experience with, Java web application development.

Requirements: 

University Degree in Computer Science or closely related field (Ph.D. a plus). 
3+ years Java web application programming experience, 5+ years
industry experience.
Experience using SQL including some database design. 
Significant development experience in a Unix/Linux environment. 
Experience with Python, C++, Javascript desired. 
Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems. 
Fluency in English. 
For consideration please send a text (ASCII) or HTML version of your
resume to zurichjobs at google.com. Important: The subject field of your
email must include Java - Zurich. Please include a list of all your
Computer Science coursework along with grades received for both
Undergraduate and Graduate courses.




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