SPUG: Google is hiring Perl folks? - request for introduction
cmeyer at helvella.org
Sat Dec 29 14:37:43 PST 2007
I learned from three GOOG employees in January that they were beginning
the process of porting all of their Python codebase to Java. Apparently
programmers are encouraged to prototype code in whichever language they
like, with the end goal of it being rewritten in Java.
On Sat, Dec 29, 2007 at 12:07:09AM -0800, Nicholas Melnick wrote:
> They want people who have a solid understanding of development theory
> and design. They will take you in as a Perl developer and immediately
> move you to Python or Java. They are a very anti-Perl shop, from what
> I've been able to gather from employees and through interviews. If
> anyone has other information to the contrary, please let us know!
> - Nick
> On Dec 27, 2007, at 8:08 AM, Michael R. Wolf wrote:
> > A Google Ad at Perlcast.com states:
> > "Google Seattle is Hiring people with solid scripting skills in
> > Perl."
> > I'm looking for a contact at Google with Perl skills. If you know
> > someone,
> > could you make an introduction?
> > Even if they don't have Perl skills, I'd appreciate an introduction to
> > anyone at Google, as that contact may help lead to others.
> > Please contact me off the list if you could provide an introduction to
> > someone at Google.
> > A googol of thanks...
> > Michael
> > --
> > Michael R. Wolf
> > All mammals learn by playing!
> > MichaelRWolf at att.net
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