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Application Developer


  • Dublin City Centre / Dublin South / Dublin
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 19/12/2012
  • HR Operations
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Application Developer


This position is based in our EU Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.

The area: Product Quality Operations (PQO)

The Product Quality Operations (PQO) team fights for the users. We defend Google's integrity by combating spam, fraud and abuse of our products. It's a constant game of cat-and-mouse to stay ahead of the bad guys and ensure that our advertisers, publishers and users have a safe and seamless experience. We work with Engineering to define, communicate and enforce policies across nearly all of Google's products in over 40 languages. PQO team members use their technical know-how and work across functions to develop innovative solutions that always put the user first.

The role: Application Developer

Google's brand is only as strong as our users' trust--and their steadfast belief that our guiding principles are what's best for them. Our Product Quality Operations team has the critical responsibility of protecting Google's users by ensuring online safety by fighting web abuse and fraud across Google products like Search, Maps, AdWords and AdSense. On this team, you're a big-picture thinker and strategic leader. You understand the user's point of view and are passionate about using your combined technical, sales and customer service acumen to protect our users. You work globally and cross-functionally with Google developers and Product Managers to navigate challenging online safety situations and handle abuse and fraud cases at Google speed (read: fast!). Help us prove that quality on the Internet trumps all.


  • Design, code, and debug web applications and backend systems
  • Build systems to process large datasets in parallel on massive clusters
  • Increase efficiency through automation, workflow streamlining, and system optimization
  • Analyze potential abuse and fraud cases, and advocate changes to protect Google???s customers and users

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree (In lieu of degree, relevant skills or equivalent experience).

Preferred qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Strong programming ability in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, or Python, with excellent knowledge of web technologies (HTTP, HTML, JavaScript).
  • Experience in numerical analysis, algorithms and data-mining.
  • Knowledge of SQL, relational databases and other data storage solutions.
  • Experience working in UNIX/Linux environments.
  • Strong ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively, with fluency in multiple languages.

Ref: IJ-9406
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