[SVLUG-Jobs] Google Opportunity

Patricia Alvarez palvarez at google.com
Thu Oct 12 15:50:58 PDT 2006

Google Opportunity!
Software Engineer, Google.com - Mountain View 

This position is available in Mountain View, CA. 

Are you part ace coder, part adrenaline junkie? Do you have a knack for
seeing a problem and immediately discerning the likely solution? Maybe you
have been coding for years, are bored with the old
design-build-review-test-ship-repeat routine, and yearn for some
faster-paced challenges? Or perhaps you are a seasoned software engineer who
is also a genius at jockeying networks and administering UNIX clusters. 

We are looking for top-notch, thrill-seeking Software Engineers to join the
Google.com Engineering team. Google.com Engineers are in the thick of
everything involved with keeping Google running, from code-level
troubleshooting of service anomalies to safeguarding the availability of our
most popular services; from monitoring and response to building new
automation infrastructure to balancing the desire for change management with
the need for stability. All team members must have strong analytical and
troubleshooting skills, fluency in coding, good communication skills and
most of all enthusiasm for tackling the complex problems of scale which are
uniquely Google. We tackle challenging, novel situations every day, and work
with just about every other engineering and operations team at Google in the

In this role you will need: 

*	Expertise in coding, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale
distributed systems. 
*	Experience in a high-volume or critical production service
*	Strong understanding of IP networking, including the ability to
analyze network behavior, performance and application issues using standard
tools like tcpdump.


*	BA/BS in Computer Science, MS or PhD is preferred. 
*	0-15 years experience. 
*	3+ years developing web-based applications. 
*	Expertise in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis. 
*	Fluency in one or more of: C, C++, Java. 
*	Fluency in one of more of: Shell, PHP, Perl or Python. 
*	Ability to handle periodic on-call duty, as well as out-of-band
*	Solid working knowledge of UNIX, preferably Linux. 
*	Tack-sharp analytical abilities. 
*	A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive. 
*	Fluent written communication and unusual verbal agility are strong
*	SQL experience a plus, MySQL a plus. 
*	Experience leading short projects involving outside teams is a plus.

If you are interested and qualified please email your resume in Word, HTML,
or PDF format directly to Patricia Alvarez:  <mailto:palvarez at google.com>
palvarez at google.com.  Please feel free to forward on my contact info to
anyone that might be qualified and interested.  Thanks!
Patricia Alvarez
Technical Recruiting - Google.com
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
palvarez at google.com
(650) 253-0933

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