Earlier this month, I began my new gig at Google. So I’m now officially a “noogler” (new Googler), with the propeller hat that goes along with the title.
My first week was the customary orientation week down in Mountain View. I am now back to Seattle and have joined the team at Kirkland working on Cloud and Developer infrastructure space (not surprising) that builds developer tools and experiences to provide the back-end infrastructure powering Google development and developers on the Google’s cloud platform. Its going to be exciting time to be in this space at Google, as its cloud offering grows up, and being a part of that.
Of course, its still super early for me, and I’m looking forward to exactly which project I’ll be focusing on. I strongly believe in doing concrete stuff and shipping. At the same time, I am also looking forward to learning a whole bunch - whether its technologies, different perspectives, and more (there is just so much), as well as exploring things in the works already before pitching in some ideas I’d love to see come through. Exciting times ahead! As things progress, and settle, I hope to be able to write and share more of the specifics.
I waited a bit to post this (ok, just couple of weeks) to share first impressions, but some things that stood out for me during this short time: