[Jobposts] Google System Administrator, Intermediate to Senior

Gail Bautista gail at google.com
Thu Oct 6 13:06:35 EST 2005

System Administrator, Intermediate to Senior 
Positions in Kirkland, WA /New York, New York/Mountain View, CA./Santa
Monica, CA

Department Overview: Job Description: 
Google is the premier provider of Internet search and has
the most advanced search technology in the world. We are
looking for intermediate and senior level System Administrators to help
create and maintain the Linux clusters that power Google's
search engine.

The ideal candidate is goal-oriented, has the ability to
handle interrupts while fluidly switching between several
projects, and takes a "work smarter, not harder" approach.

* Configure system and network parameters (both corporate and production).
* Monitor stability and performance.
* Ensure 24x7 operation.
* Rapidly scale system to meet demand.
* Help develop tools to maintain and monitor the cluster.
* Assist with corporate Linux desktop support.
* Write proposals, present to management.
* Write comprehensive documentation.
* Train/mentor junior System Administrators.

* BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
* 5+ years experience with Unix.
* 3+ years experience with Linux.
* 2+ years running large production systems (more than 500 servers).
* Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking and load balancing.
* Extensive knowledge of webservers, firewalls/security, NFS, DNS, NIS,
* Programming/scripting ability (bourne, perl, python)

You must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. No
telecommuting. If you are interested, please send your resume to
jowarren at google.com.

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