[clug-talk] Open Unix/Linux Google Jobs

Curtis Rempel curtis at enigma-logic.ca
Tue Sep 20 15:57:06 PDT 2005


Wow, and to think I was just down the road from Mountain View a couple of 
weeks ago on a Linux trip ...

On Tuesday 20 September 2005 16:08, Shawn wrote:
> I received the following email today, and am passing it on the group for
> consideration.
>
> I did some initial checking and this does look to be legitimate. (I viewed
> the full message headers and brought up the who-is information for the
> originating IP address - it was registered to Google....)
>
> So, anyone want to work for Google?
>
> Shawn
>
>
> ----------  Forwarded Message  ----------
>
> Subject: Open Unix/Linux Google Jobs - Can you Post to CLUG/Clug-Talk?
> Date: Tuesday 20 September 2005 15:55
> From: "Amy Klein" <aklein at google.com>
> To: clug-talk-owner at clug.ca
> Cc: aklein at google.com
>
> Good Afternoon:
>
> My name is Amy Klein and I'm part of the recruiting team at Google.  I'm
> looking for passionate Unix/Linux System Administrators who are versed in
> System Administration, have an understanding of networking (TCP/IP) and who
> can program and/or perform shell scripting.
> I recently found your Linux User Group site; I was wondering if you could
> post a few positions to your mailing list for me?   I have included them
> below for your convenience.  Thank you!
>
> The below open positions are located in the following cities:
>
> Dublin, Ireland / Zurich, Switzerland / Mountain View, CA / Kirkland, WA /
> New York, NY.  We provide extensive relocation benefits!
>
> And please don't hesitate to forward on my contact information to anyone
> who might be interested.
>
> Thank you in advance for your time.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Amy Klein
>
> Google - Staffing
>
> aklein at google.com
>
>
>
> Interested parties can send an updated copy of your resume to:
> <mailto:aklein at google.com> aklein at google.com and note the correct title and
> located.
>
>
> Sr. Software Engineer/Unix System & Networking Guru, Google.com (SRE)
>
> Google is looking for seasoned software engineers who can also jockey
> networks and administer UNIX clusters!
>
> Qualifications:
>
> *	Strong programming/scripting skills in any of the following: C, C++,
> Java, Perl, Python.
>
> *	Senior Level experience with Unix system administration.
>
> *	Strong understanding of networking; understanding of how to isolate,
> diagnose, and resolve service delivery components (service delivery
> components include servers, networks, and applications); be familiar with
> the functionality, operating, and failure modes of key networking devices
> (routers, switches, bridges, firewalls, hardware load balancers); be able
> to identify networking as the potential cause of a service issue using
> server-resident tools to generate this data (tcpdump, ping, traceroute,
> etc.); familiarity in interpreting the output of these tools; familiarity
> with common network topologies, protocols, and tools; have some notion of
> common network security exploits -- and their remedies; understanding of
> troubleshooting at the packet level.
>
> *	Strong project management skills, especially in deploying live
> end-user systems.
>
> *	In-depth knowledge of Unix (preferably Linux), and shell scripting.
>
> *	Proven technical troubleshooting experience.
>
> *	Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as out-of-band
> requests.
>
> *	6-15+ years experience for Senior SWE position, or 3-8 years
> experience for SWE position.
>
> *	BA/BS in CS, or equivalent experience.
>
> Senior Systems Administrator/Architect, Google.com (SRE)
>
>
>
> This position requires a passion for problem solving, deep understanding of
> networks, operating systems, multi-tiered Internet services, and the
> ability to learn new applications and concepts quickly. Strong scripting
> skills are essential.
>
> Requirements:
>
> *	3+ years experience in Unix or Linux Systems Administrator.
>
> *	Experience in a high-volume or critical production service
> environment.
>
> *	Strong understanding of networking; understanding of how to isolate,
> diagnose, and resolve service delivery components (service delivery
> components include servers, networks, and applications); be familiar with
> the functionality, operating, and failure modes of key networking devices
> (routers, switches, bridges, firewalls, hardware load balancers); be able
> to identify networking as the potential cause of a service issue using
> server-resident tools to generate this data (tcpdump, ping, traceroute,
> etc.); familiarity in interpreting the output of these tools; familiarity
> with common network topologies, protocols, and tools; have some notion of
> common network security exploits -- and their remedies; understanding of
> troubleshooting at the packet level.
>
> *	Skilled in leading projects, especially in deploying live end-user
> systems.
>
> *	Proven technical troubleshooting experience.
>
> *	Programming or debugging of web applications running under Java VM.
>
> *	In-depth knowledge of Linux, networking, and shell scripting.
>
> *	Knowledge of Python programming a plus.
>
> *	Experience with MySQL a plus.
>
> *	Programming and troubleshooting skills in C/C++ and/or Java a plus.
>
> *	Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as out-of-band
> requests.
>
> *	BA/BS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.
>
>  <mailto:aklein at google.com>
>
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