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Friday, August 11th, 2006, 5:38 am

Second Interview with Google

Googleplex in London
Image of Googleplex in London (from ZDNet gallery)

LAST night I had my 2nd interview with google (a *nix systems administration position). What is noteowrthy is that I did not apply for a job. I was contacted by Google owing to my involvement and work on the Web. I am patiently waiting to hear their decision (should take several days), but I am pessimistic. Some questions were really hard and I needed hints. These questions were less analytical than I had expected.

7 Responses to “Second Interview with Google”

  1. Jason Cutting Says:

    Best of luck to you brother. If anyone deserves the position it’s you.

  2. Roy Schestowitz Says:

    Thanks, Jason. I think the questions exposed my technical weaknesses though. I’m not holding my breath.

  3. Justin Says:

    Hi Roy,
    congratulations for getting an interview with Google. Anyway lets keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best.

    Even if you do get this great job, please do continue your presence in the web ,posting great stuff, for us.


    with regards

  4. Roy Schestowitz Says:

    Thanks for that. I don’t really have intentions to stop posting. As it seems at the moment, I am likely to continue until August 2007, if not beyond.

    Best wishes!

  5. linnerd40 Says:

    Hey, congratulations on even getting an interview with Google and best of luck! I know you would make a great “addition” to Google, and if they don’t hire you, I’m thinking it is their loss, not yours. I greatly enjoy reading your blog, and you always submit the best stories on! Keep up the great work, I am rooting for you!

  6. Roy Schestowitz Says:

    Hey, linnerd40. Nice Open Source blog you got there! I’ll syndicate. *smile*

  7. Richie Says:

    Hey guys! I’ve got a second interview with Google where they do the “toss the code at you and program on the fly” via IM.
    Has anyone else gone thru this process and what tips do you have?

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