KB Shyam will fly to Warsaw, Poland, to join the Internet giant this October. Shyam, who completed his five year dual degree, iMtech, programme from IIIT, Bengalurua and hails from Chennai, Shyam had applied for the job in January.
He had to clear an online interview, onsite interview at Munich and a team-matching process to decide his team in a span of five months to bag the dream job.
Shyam had scored 95.2 per cent in Class 12. He would attend programming competitions frequently; something that he said helped him prepare for the Google tests.
His team had even reached the world finals of ACM-ICPC, which is considered the Olympics of programming competitions. Every year around 128 teams from across the globe participate in the contest.