[Chicago] Full time Python Developer positions

Emily Bremer emily at cognizo.com
Wed Oct 10 23:54:21 CEST 2007

Ok, sorry for the mistake--I meant to say 5-7 and 10+ years of 
professional software development experience, not exclusively Python 
experience. I realized this after I had posted this and thought about 
correcting it in another posting, but I guess people have already 
pointed it out. Anyway, sorry for the confusion.

David Rock wrote:
> * Pete <pfein at pobox.com> [2007-10-10 16:21]:
>> On Wednesday October 10 2007 3:11:32 pm Emily Bremer wrote:
>>> position, and 10+ years of Python experience for a senior level
>>> position. Salary range is $80-100k+.
>> So 10 years ago would be what, Python 1.4? [0]  How many of us even knew the 
>> language existed that long ago, let alone wrote anything more than 
>> overglorified shell scripts? [1]
>> Point being, if you *really* want someone with that much experience, you're 
>> severely limiting your applicant pool and it's going to cost way more than 
>> $100K for a person who doesn't suck.
>> This ain't Java, folks.
>> --Pete
>> [0] http://docs.python.org/api/node87.html
>> [1] Besides Skip?
> Yeah, I'll jump on this bandwagon, too.  I happen to be one of those
> people that was using Python 10 years ago, but it was just an accident.
> ;-)
> I find statements like that just ignorant and make it obvious that
> either the people or the company don't really understand what they are
> asking for.
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