Joshua Karstendick on 31 Aug 2005 02:12:00 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] OT: SRE @ Google

Who needs money when you're working for the almightly Google? You're supposed to simply love the work and the free food. And just try the Kool-Aid!</sarcasm>

On 8/30/05, Toby DiPasquale <> wrote:
On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 07:08:46PM -0400, Cosmin Nicolaescu wrote:
> ------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
> From:    "Jeff Polo" <>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The group I'm supporting is Engineering (a.k.a. Site
> Reliability Engineering, or SRE) This multi-talented group of engineers
> all have some mix of Linux/Unix systems administration experience, solid
> scripting/coding skills, and a firm understanding of networking.  They are
> responsible for ensuring the quality, speed, and uptime of Google's
> services and tools and managing the production systems and network they
> run on.  From code-level troubleshooting of traffic anomalies to
> maintenance of our most cutting edge services; from monitoring and alerts
> to building new automation
> infrastructure, our SRE engineers are in the thick of everything related
> to keeping running at peak.
> The guy is interestred in full-time positions, so just email him with a
> resume if you'd like to.

Might want to check out the situation there; I've heard from some people
on the West Coast that they pay very poorly for this type of position
(e.g. $35K for sysadmin around SF).

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