Career @ Google
Beginning in 1996, Stanford University graduate students Larry Page and Sergey
Brin built a search engine called “BackRub” that used links to determine the
importance of individual web pages. By 1998 they had formalized their work,
creating the company you know today as Google.
Since then, Google has grown by leaps and bounds. From offering search in a
single language we now offer dozens of products and services—including various
forms of advertising and web applications for all kinds of tasks—in scores of
languages. And starting from two computer science students in a university dorm
room, we now have thousands of employees and offices around the world.
On these pages, you can find more information about Google’s products and
services, our principles, history, company culture and more. A lot has changed
since the first Google search engine appeared. But some things haven’t changed:
our dedication to our users and our belief in the possibilities of the Internet
When you visit
www.google.com or one of more than 180 other Google domains, you
can find information in many different languages, check stock quotes and sports
scores, find news headlines and look up the address of your local post office or
grocery store. You can also find images, videos, maps, patents and much more.
With universal search technology, you may see all of these items combined in one
result page for your query, and services such as personalized search help you
find even more information tailored to your interests. We’re also working to
digitize some of the world’s information that until recently hasn’t been online,
From the beginning, google working on technology that can improve on
existing ways of doing business. We provide a variety of services and tools for
advertisers of all sizes, from simple text ads to display and mobile
advertising, and to publishers, whether small or large.
Not only are these programs the backbone of our company; they’ve also enabled
entrepreneurs and publishers around the world to grow their businesses and
become successful. Google succeeds when the tools that we’ve built are useful to
our users, our advertisers and other partners. And of course, the root of our
business is to provide useful and relevant information to the millions of people
around the world who rely on Google search to provide the answers they are
Because it would be tough to describe all of the technology
we’ve built for our many products and services in just one page, here’s a
glimpse of some key technologies and technical principles behind our products.