Two recent announcements out of a couple of tech giants (well, including one felled IT giant) showed a pair of pretty cool job titles, showing once again the breadth of job opportunities for IT pros.

The beleaguered Nortel is facing its troubles head-on by having its CFO, Pavi Binning, also serve now as the “chief restructuring officer.”

Over at Google, head Larry Brilliant will be relinquishing the nitty-gritty management of the company's philanthropic arm to vice-president of new business development, Megan Smith.

Now, he will act as “chief philanthropy evangelist.”