Linux System Engineer
Google - Mountain View, CA

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This position is based in Mountain View, CA.
The area: Platforms

Google Platforms Google's global deployment of custom-designed machines has created one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in existence: cutting-edge innovation on a huge scale. The Platforms team designs and builds the software, hardware, computing platform and networking technologies that power all of Google's services.
The role: Linux System Engineer

You are a Linux System Administrator with a knack for digging deep to solve problems. As a part of this Google Engineering team, you will wear many hats to ensure maximum up-time for production, test, and development environments. You're comfortable digging into Linux internals, crafting complex SQL queries, architecting and writing moderately-sized tools, and tweaking router configs. You will work to improve Google's infrastructure, design and support new services, write tools to monitor and maintain systems. You will focus on solving difficult problems with scalable, elegant and maintainable solutions.

Provide Linux expertise and support to engineering team.

Maintain and build on existing code base.

Create black and white box monitoring to ensure system stability.

Write comprehensive documentation.

Create new applications and tools for engineering lab environments.

Minimum Qualifications:
BS in Computer Science (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience).

Knowledge of Linux internals and common UNIX daemons (httpd, nfs, sshd, smtp, etc.).

Knowledge of TCP/IP networking.

Preferred Qualifications:
5 years experience with Linux or UNIX with scripting experience (bash, perl, python).

The Big Picture

Mountain View (Global HQ) office

Want to stop talking about changing the world and actually do it? At Google Mountain View, our global headquarters, we make products for hundreds of millions of users around the world that change the ways they create, share, communicate, collaborate and do business.

Location: Mountain View (Global HQ)

Technical Infrastructure

Make Google's services fast and reliable for billions of users.
Team: Technical Infrastructure

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