Do you know how to make the Android interface more user-friendly? Got ideas on what to do with voice recognition in self-driving cars? Even better, perhaps you have figured out what's wrong with Internet searches today and what could be done to make them better.

Lucky you: Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) is hiring!

At a time when Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) and Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) are laying off engineers, Big G is actively recruiting. In a cross-post to both the official Google news and Public Policy blogs, the company expounds on the many engineering victories achieved in 2010 and the challenges that still remain unsolved, then points you straight to Google's job-search database.

In spite of up-and-comers Facebook and Twitter poaching Google employees seemingly every week, Mountain View remains a fierce competitor for top talent. Google hired more than 4,500 people last year, "primarily in engineering and sales," and wants to continue that growth trend for at least another year.

It's good for us Google shareholders to hear the company making big, bold plans for the future, and this rampant hiring push certainly qualifies. The thousands of new engineers joining the company every year are organized into small, self-sufficient teams with lots of freedom to choose or start their own projects, which explains why the company launches so many products and services with mixed success.

So if you have the next game-changer on the level of Android or Gmail bouncing around your head, maybe there's a job for you. It won't be easy, as few tech companies outside of Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) have more rigorous entrance requirements than Google -- the two companies share a fascination with all-star crews driving their businesses, which is one of many reasons why I think they belong together.

Are you applying for a Google position? Tell us all about it in the comments below.

Fool contributor Anders Bylund owns shares of Google and Netflix but holds no other position in any of the companies discussed here. He knows a little something about technology and writing, does natural-language processing in Perl, and once designed an AI system for ancient board games in Javascript and genetic algorithms, in case Google recruiters are reading this far.

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