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Google, Inc.

Windows System Administrator

Google, Inc. - New York City, NY

Windows System Administrator


New York

New York

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Sunnyvale, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA

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.

WinOps develops, maintains, and supports all the Windows OS related infrastructure for use within Google. We are directly responsible for the configuration and health of all Windows clients and we own the infrastructure and build for all Windows servers. As a Windows Systems Administrator you will have the opportunity to leverage Google Prod tools to manage Windows at Google in a unique way.

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.


Architect, automate and manage the Windows platform for Corporate Engineering.

Develop and implement process improvements in how we build, secure, manage, and maintain our user communities.

Architect creative solutions leveraging Google’s production infrastructure.

Be innovative in your approach to systems design and management.

Participate in onduty/oncall rotation.


Minimum qualifications:

Experience with the management, security and optimization of Windows deployments including Windows 2008 R2 and 2012 R2.

Experience in automation using programming/scripting languages (such as PowerShell, Go, Python, C#, C ).

Experience in designing and implementing build automation, and configuration management for operating system platforms.

Preferred qualifications:

BA/BS degree in Criminal Justice or security related field, or equivalent practical experience.

5 years of industry related experience.

Experience designing and implementing highly scalable systems.

Experience in Windows fleet management in a mixed environment (Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, etc).

Ability to troubleshoot OS and application issues in Windows and understanding of Windows security including host level firewalls.

Familiarity with standard Windows tools (e.g. PerfMon, Dumpcap) and virtualization technologies.

At Google, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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103 days 22 hours ago

Google, Inc.


Windows System Administrator Google, Inc. - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Google Inc., a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information. The company offers Google Search, which provides information online; Knowledge Graph that allows to search for things, people, or places, as well as builds systems that recognize speech and understand natural language; Google Now, which provides information to users when they need it; and Product Listing Ads that offer product image, price, and merchant information. It also provides AdWords, an auction-based advertising program; AdSense, which enables Websites that are part of the Google Network to deliver ads; Google Display, a display advertising network; DoubleClick Ad Exchange, a marketplace for the trading display ad space; and YouTube that offers video, interactive, and other ad formats. In addition, the company offers Android, an open source mobile software platform; hardware products, including Chromebook, Chrome, Chromecast, and Nexus devices; Google+ to share things online with people; Google Play, a cloud-based digital entertainment store for apps, music, books, and movies; Google Drive, a place for users to create, share, collaborate, and keep their stuff; and Google Wallet, a virtual wallet for in-store contactless payments. Further, it provides Google Apps, which include Gmail, Calendar, and Google Sites that are built for people to work anywhere, anytime, on any device without loss of security or control; Google Maps Application Programming Interface; and Google Earth Enterprise, a software solution for imagery and data visualization. Additionally, the company offers Google App Engine, a platform as a service offering; Google Cloud Storage; Google BigQuery for real time analytics; Google Cloud SQL for structured query language; and Google Compute Engine, an infrastructure as a service platform. It also offers mobile wireless devices, and related products and services. Google Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.