[svlug] good sources of linux jobs?
charney at charneyday.com
Thu Aug 23 09:58:01 PDT 2001
Thanks Deirdre, nicely done.
Deirdre Saoirse Moen wrote:
> At 5:39 PM -0700 8/22/01, Karsten Wade wrote:
> >On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Paul Reiber wrote:
> >> Does anyone know of a compendium of sites specializing in linux-related
> >> jobs? How about sites specializing in linux developers?
> >http://jobs.osdn.com/ actually seems to have some jobs on it, unlike some
> >sites I have seen.
> Yeah, most of them have NOTHING to do with open source. Funny that.
> Probably because it's run by DICE's engine.
> So, looking on their site and searching on Linux and California
> produces 9 jobs, none of which were posted or reposted in August.
> These break down as follows:
> 1) requires Windows (release engineer)
> 2) Linux engineering trainer -- fwiw, I was told this job was on hold
> over a month ago.
> 3) Linux kernel developer
> 4) Linux embedded (device driver level) engineer -- the catch is that
> the job is all about several levels of programming all the way from
> kernel to high-level applications. They don't know what they want.
> 5) Embedded linux for a router (i.e. they say they want kernel,
> device driver and tcp/ip stack, but they're really writing stuff to
> do BGP etc.)
> 6) QA engineer (I'm reasonably sure I was told this position was on hold)
> 7) QA manager
> 8) Network developer (but they claim they want a kernel developer AND
> a multithreaded programmer, guess they haven't heard Alan Cox
> 9) Kernel developer
> > No personal experience using them, or in fact any
> >Linux/Open Source focused job site (e.g. http://mojolin.com/).
> Well, let's look at them. Searching for jobs in California or
> telecommute finds 31 jobs. 10 are older than July 1 and quite
> possibly for positions no longer open, so ignore those. 6 of the
> remaining positions are in SoCal, so ignore those. We're down to 15
> positions. 1 was a bogus posting by mojolin, leaving 14.
> The remainder break down as:
> Kernel developer: 6
> Device driver developer: 2
> QA Engineer (kernel/driver) 1
> Flash (web, not card) dev: 1
> Technical writer: 1
> System administrator: 2 (1 of them not Linux)
> Account executive: 1
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