Linux and Windows System Administrator, Corporate Engineering
Google - New York, NY

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This position is based in New York, NY.
The area: Engineering & Operations

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.
The role: Linux and Windows System Administrator, Corporate Engineering

Systems Administrators embrace Google's motto to ensure millions of users can access the world's information without a glitch. As a Systems Administrator at Google, you own and support the needs of one of Google's server infrastructure systems. You're highly technical and work directly with other server and service owners to ensure reliability and sustainability of the Google service infrastructure as well as compliance with internal policies. Success in this role means you are able to support servers in a mixed operating system environment and work efficiently with our internal technology providers as well as other operations groups. Googlers rely on your guidance when it comes to design decisions so you'll have a direct impact in keeping the business productive.

Support Google's complex corporate server and service environment.

Develop, coordinate and drive local and world-wide server level projects.

Ensure compliance of server infrastructure with Google policies.

Optimize existing environment based on business and security needs.

Ensure the overall reliability of services that Googlers are dependent on.

Minimum qualifications:
BS degree in Computer Science or related field. In lieu of degree, 3 years relevant work experience.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience in configuration management of operating system platforms

Experience in Unix or Windows fleet management activities

Experience with mixed operating systems (e.g. Linux, Red Hat, Windows, Mac OS X, etc)

Familiarity with programming/scripting (C++, Java, Python, Perl, JavaScript, shell).

Understanding of virtualization technologies

Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, webservers and LAN/WAN environments. Knowledge of OS internals (file systems, storage, process lifecycle, etc)

The Big Picture

New York office

At Google New York, we work in a beautiful old building (it's enormous, a full city block) in one of the hottest neighborhoods in town. We do a range of work in engineering, sales and marketing. We’re everything that’s great about Google, plus the 24/7 buzz of the Big Apple.

Location: New York

Technical Infrastructure

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

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