[web-team] (Google) Sr. Unix/Linux Systems Administrator (Scripting/Programming, Algorithm, Networking Experience)

Tod Vanlandingham todv at google.com
Tue Mar 8 16:29:22 PST 2005

I was curious if you would be open to distributing the job description below
to all of your UG members.  I will personally respond to each person that is
interested in this opening.  



Thank you,


Tod Vanlandingham



(650) 623-4291

todv at google.com 




Company: Google     

Contact: Tod Vanlandingham

Email: todv at google.com  

Website: http://www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/eng/reli.html 


Job Title: 


Sr. Systems Administrator W/Software Engineer Background (Extensive
Unix/Linux System Administration, Scripting/Coding, and Networking


Company: Google 


Location: Either Mountain View, CA or Dublin, Ireland


-We are looking for a detail-oriented systems professional, seasoned Unix
jockey, Internet services architect, database whiz, performance analyst, or
software engineer, at the top of their game.



-Can you help achieve increased Availability, Reliability, Uptime, and
Quality? (for our systems and services, naturally) Site Reliability

Engineers (SREs) are involved in all aspects of running our site, from
design to debug, from architecture to applications. Google SREs spend their
time troubleshooting problems in large-scale clustered application service
environments, and focus on making continual improvements to our services.


-Looking for the next cool problem to solve, in a fast-paced and

Engineering-driven environment?


-Can you write a script or application that performs practically the entire
job you once held earlier in your career?


-Does your idea of a good time involve taking things apart just to see how
they work? Are you successful putting them back together when  you're done?


-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


-As an SRE, you will wear many hats: performance analyst, service

architect, system/database administrator, capacity planner, tools

developer, monitoring expert, and technical evangelist, for all components
of Google's Ads services.


I will take the guess work out of whether or not you are a fit!!!


If you can answer yes to all of the following questions, you are a

possible fit, so please apply!


1.    Do you have at least a BS or BA in computer science or a related

technical field?


2.    Do you have 3+ years of experience as a Unix/Linux Systems

Administrator or networking architecture experience?


3.    Do you have experience in a high-volume or critical production

service environment?


4.    Do you have experience in Python programming or Perl or scripting?


5.    Do you have experience with programming and troubleshooting skills

in C/C++ and or Java?


6.    Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills?


7.    Have you been at a majority of your companies for at least 3 years

or more (this question does not apply to contractors)?




If you have answered yes to all of the above questions, please read on and

apply for this position!


Please be sure your resume clearly reflects the experience asked about


For immediate consideration, please send a text (ASCII) or HTML version of

your resume to : todv at google.com 




Thank you,


Tod Vanlandingham

Talent Acquisition
(650) 623-4291

todv at google.com



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