Software Engineer, Google.com – New York
Google.com Engineering makes Google’s services fast and reliable for hundreds of millions of users. Described as “software engineering for adrenaline junkies,” the team combines software development, networking, and systems administration expertise to build and run massively distributed fault-tolerant software systems and infrastructure. We hire technology mavens who love being in the center of the action, and we routinely tackle complex software and systems issues ranging from distributed change propagation on live serving systems to designing and deploying cost-aware load balancing systems for the largest user-facing service in the world.
The role: Software Engineer, Google.com
Google.com engineers are expert coders with a strong understanding of algorithms and data structures. This includes 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 penchant 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 process.
- Large-scale production software troubleshooting.
- Ongoing capacity planning.
- Monitor and maintain mission critical services.
- BS in CS, MS is preferred.
- Expertise in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis.
- Fluency in one or more of C, C++, Java.
- Superior Analytical/Troubleshooting skills.
- Working knowledge of Unix, preferably Linux.
- Knowledge of Shell, PHP, Perl or Python a plus.
- Open source experience/contribution with any Linux/Unix distribution a plus.
Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results while enhancing the overall web experience for users.Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.google.com.