[Jobs] Fwd: Google seeking Unix experts

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Mon Dec 13 14:00:26 EST 2004

On Sun, Dec 12, 2004 at 07:54:20PM -0500, G. Rosamond wrote:
(sorry for top post)
oh google why do you taunt me with your data center in dublin ;)


> forwarded message. . .
> Hello.  My name is Marianne Dove.  I'm a recruiter for Google.  Google 
> is
> currently seeking several Unix experts for a couple of positions in 
> Dublin,
> Ireland or Mountain View, California.  I ran across your name while I 
> was
> conducting a Google search for possible candidates in the hopes of
> networking with as many Unix experts as possible.  With your experience 
> and
> probable contacts in the Unix community, would you happen to know of 
> anyone
> that may be interested in Engineering positions at Google?  Would you be
> interested in this opportunity?
> This is such a great opportunity, and Google is seeking the very best
> Engineers from around the world and I feel there must be dozens of Unix
> experts out there.  I'm hoping I can find some of them through 
> networking
> with you.  I've attached a few job descriptions.  If you happen to know 
> of
> any that may be interested, please feel free to forward this email to 
> them
> and have them contact me directly.   I hope you are not bothered by my
> networking attempt.  Or if by some streak of fortune on my part, if you 
> are
> interested, please let me know.  :-)   Thank you for your consideration 
> and
> time.
> Sincerely,
> Marianne Dove
> Google Recruiter
> Mountain View, California
> 650-623-6814
> mdove at google.com
> -----
> Senior Software Engineer, Google.com (SRE)
> Positions based in Dublin Ireland.
> Are you part ace coder, part adrenalin junkie? Do you have a knack for
> seeing a problem and immediately discerning the likely solution? Maybe
> you've 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're a seasoned software engineer 
> who
> is also a genius at jockeying networks and administering UNIX clusters.
> We're looking for top-notch thrill seeking, software engineers to join 
> the
> Google.com team. Google.com engineers are in the thick of everything
> involved with keeping Google running, from code-level troubleshooting of
> traffic anomalies to maintenance of our most cutting edge services; from
> monitoring and alerts to building new automation infrastructure. We are
> aggressively building this elite team of high level engineers in this
> mission critical environment. 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. Google.com engineers tackle challenging, novel
> situations every day, and work with just about every other engineering 
> and
> operations team in the process.
> Qualifications:
> .Strong programming/scripting skills in any of the following: Python, C,
> C++, Java, Perl
> .BA/BS in CS, or equivalent experience.
> .In-depth knowledge of Unix (preferably Linux), networking, and shell
> scripting.
> .Proven technical troubleshooting experience.
> .Excellent analytic ability, strong communication skills, and a strong 
> sense
> of urgency.
> .Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as out-of-band 
> requests.
> .5+ years experience in a similar position a big plus.
> .Experience with Unix system administration a plus.
> For immediate consideration, please send a text (ASCII) or HTML or PDF
> version of your resume to:
>  mdove at google.com
> Important: The subject field of your email must include Senior Software
> Engineer, Google, Dublin
> -----
> Engineering Hands-On Manager/Director Google.com (SRE)
> Positions based in Dublin, Ireland.
> We're looking for a highly technical, hands-on Engineering or Operations
> Manager to lead a team of 4-10+ Google software engineers and systems
> administrators for the Google.com group. The Google.com teams are 
> directly
> responsible for Google's stellar uptime record, and act as the 
> guardians and
> custodians of Google's user-visible services. In this leadership role, 
> you
> will be responsible for ensuring that Google users can always reach and 
> use
> all of the services under your team's care.
> Requirements:
> .Strong programming/scripting skills in any of the following: Python, C,
> C++, Java, Perl
> .Very high technical competence and strong academic record.
> .4+ years of relevant hands-on technical experience, and a record of
> individual technical achievement.
> .3-10+ years of relevant experience managing software development and/or
> operations teams.
> .Strong project management skills, especially in deploying live end-user
> systems.
> .That rare mix of intelligence, integrity, domain knowledge, verbal 
> agility,
> and diplomacy which allows you to rapidly earn the trust of
> technically-astute
> teams across the company.
> .BA/BS in CS preferred; MS / Ph.D. a plus.
> For immediate consideration, please send a text (ASCII) or HTML or PDF
> version of your resume to:
> mdove at google.com.
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Peter Wright
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