[OSGeo-Discuss] Off topic: Python Developer wanted: Django, Databases, Linux and Test Automation

Tyler Mitchell tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Thu Nov 29 17:21:34 PST 2007

 From another list I'm on.  Here is a job posting from Vancouver.

Begin forwarded message:

> From: wandering.womble at gmail.com
> Date: November 29, 2007 11:25:53 AM PST (CA)
> To: vanpyz at lists.livingcode.org
> Subject: [Vanpyz] Python Developer wanted: Django, Databases, Linux  
> and Test Automation
> We (Radisys Canada, formerly Convedia) are looking for a Python
> developer to fill a nine month contract.
> You'll primarily be involved in the development and maintenance of a
> test-automation framework.  The framework consists of a back-end
> (remote control of embedded devices) and a web-based reporting and
> control front-end.  We've got lots of ideas, but need help to see them
> realised.
> We're in the Still Creek area of Burnaby, which is an easy walk from
> Gilmore sky-train station.    If you're interested, please contact our
> HR department.  If you'd like more information, feel free to contact
> me personally- I take transit via downtown most days, and try to
> attend the VanPyz meetings and am happy to meet and chat.  (Note: I'm
> not the hiring manager, but am in the team you'd be working with.)
> Official posting follows.  Please include the Req. # in the subject of
> your email.
> Regards-
> Julian Rendell
> Python Application Developer (Req.# T0861-PUG)
> (Contract Assignment)
> Responsibilities:
> The ideal candidate will be working on extending functionality of an
> automated test application and responsible for:
> *	Designing, implementing and testing enhancements to the automation
> infrastructure
> *	Automating and integrating existing test suites into the  
> automation framework
> *	Designing and implementing new automated test strategies
> *	Executing automated test scripts and identifying and logging defects
> *	Investigating and resolving problems in the test environment and on
> the core products
> Knowledge / Skills
> *	Minimum 3-5 years formal software development and testing experience
> *	Strong knowledge in the following is required (in order):
> 	Python, mySQL, PHP
> *	Knowledge in the following is preferred (in order):
> 	Django, Javascript, Perl, C/C++
> *	Network debugging, server administration, apache/tomcat  
> configuration
> *	Excellent written and verbal communication skills
> *	Preferably experienced in an embedded Linux environment on  
> telecom products
> *	Passionate about automation with a keen interest in networking and
> IP technologies
> Does this sound more like your Bio than our job posting?  Good -
> that's what we were hoping for.  Hopefully, it will lead you to do
> something about it.  Call.  Write.  But don't wait.  This job will be
> gone and you'll wake up tomorrow with a sense of deja vu all over
> again....  Get out of that grind.  Help us make the next cool thing
> even better with your expertise.
> We are a strong supporter of diversity in the workplace, and have
> always been proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities,
> veterans, women, and people of color are strongly urged to apply.
> Email resume to hr at radisys.com.
> About Radisys:
> we're the people who figure out how to make the coolest technology
> around happen.
> We're a hi-tech company who can't wait to help our customers make
> Internet routers, ultrasound machines, MRI images, and other
> sophisticated systems faster, smaller and less costly.  We're the
> wizards consistently improving cell phone technology to enable the
> latest, hottest media-rich services and applications.  We're the
> company setting the technological pace for AdvancedTCA COM Express,
> and other technologies. We're also the ones doing the critical, unsung
> work in standards bodies like PICMG, The Service Availability Forum,
> and SCOPE.
> At RadiSys, the job isn't nine-to-five - the job is to get results!
> Sometimes that's more than an average work week - and sometimes it's
> less.  RadiSys rewards outstanding performance not just with
> competitive pay and a solid benefits package, but with key intangibles
> like the flexibility for top talent to achieve strong results on their
> own terms.  The world is 24/7.  Life moves fast.  If you're the type
> who runs in the front of the pack, RadiSys is the place for you!
> The RadiSys Media Service Business Unit develops industry leaving
> Convedia Media Server product for the emerging communications market.
> Designed for VoIP and IMS communications, the Media Server handles the
> H.248, MGCP, SIP and VoiceXML protocols, along with a wide range of
> Voice and Video codecs over RTP and rich media processing
> applications.
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Tyler Mitchell
Executive Director
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
tmitchell at osgeo.org
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