[Baypiggies] [JOB] Software Engineer, Cloud Fabric Team, Nimbula Inc.

Jeff Enderwick jeff.enderwick at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 05:09:55 CEST 2010


My guess is that the CS degree "must" was their way of saying that they're
looking for a person who is educated w/r/t core CS topics. I'm making this
guess based on the preceding line about not needing a "tools/sysadmin
engineer". Maybe w/out the CS degree requirement stated, they get a flood of

Go ahead and apply; I'll bet they let you interview ;-).


On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 3:12 PM, Alex Martelli <aleax at google.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Girish Kalele <girish at nimbula.com> wrote:
>   ...
> > Degree in Computer Science a must.
> Heh, pity, my degree was in EE (even though my wikipedia entry used to
> erroneously describe me as a "computer scientist", even that was
> recently and blissfully corrected to "computer engineer";-).  "a must"
> means that you don't care what I may have done in the thirty years
> since I got that MSEE, of course (no company worth working for would
> ever call something "a must" if it isn't a MUST, right?-).
> I will refrain from actually expressing my opinion about this kind of
> CS-snobism (which unfortunately seems to pervade so many places these
> days) as this is a family-friendly mailing list and I doubt I could
> keep my terminology within those bounds;-).
> Alex
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