[Chicago] Python-heavy job opening

John Stoner johnstoner2 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 19:24:25 CET 2012

I think it sounds like a great position for a college student. Maybe if
they structured it as an internship it would work better. Hell, they could
pay even less.

On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:56 AM, sheila miguez <shekay at pobox.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Japhy Bartlett <japhy at pearachute.com>
> wrote:
> > To me the biggest red flag here was, "Additional duties include server
> and
> > workstation maintenance and setups, backups, networking, and some help
> > desk."
> >
> > I'd read that as, "BTW, you'll be the only tech guy in the office, you'll
> > have to maintain all of the servers, fix the wifi when it goes down, and
> > hold the VP's hand when he manages to catch a virus."
> >
> Yeah, that was also something that worried me. Like Michael said
> upthread, it does sound like a place that is used to having one person
> that does all of the things that get perceived as "computer stuff". I
> had a job somewhat like that in college, and it was a lot of fun and I
> learned a lot, but I wouldn't be that person for just any place. It
> would have to be freaking fantastic. For something freaking fantastic,
> I would be willing to be paid considerably less.
> I think the discussion on the list could help the recruiter manage his
> expectations.
> --
> sheila
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