- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience.
4 years of experience with Linux/Unix system administration and networking, working in data centers and building out infrastructure.
2 years of experience managing technical teams, team leads or managers.
Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically.
5 years of experience managing technical teams, team leads or managers.
Demonstrated understanding of HVAC and power requirements for high-availability data centers.
Demonstrated strategic problem solving skills.
Ability to travel as required.
About the job
Google isn't just a software company. The Hardware Operations team is responsible for monitoring the state-of-the-art physical infrastructure behind Google's powerful search technology. As an Operations Manager, you will manage a team of Operations Assemblers and Operations Engineers. You will oversee the quality installation of server hardware and components and take charge of complicated installations/troubleshooting.
Your team will install, configure, test, troubleshoot and maintain hardware (like servers and its components) and server software (like Google's Linux cluster). They will also take on the configuration of more complex components such as networks, routers, hubs, bridges, switches and networking protocols. They may lead small project teams on larger installations and develop project contingency plans.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Oversee the day-to-day management of teams within data center operations.
Work with others to identify problems and create solutions for computing and network architecture.
Take responsibility for the management and implementation of multiple team projects.
Hire, coach and develop a team of technical staff to meet objectives.
Ensure data center related priorities are consistent with company objectives.
About the company
Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.
We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate