[music-dsp] job posting ..... sorry

Augmentics (music_dsp) musicdsp at augmentics.com
Sat Jan 24 10:16:01 EST 2004


Not sure if I deserved that ... sorry if I came across badly.

regards,

Richard


----- Original Message -----
From: "Laurent" <mikael at micronet.fr>
To: <musicdsp at augmentics.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2004 5:47 PM
Subject: Re: [music-dsp] job posting .....


> POUAAAAAAAAAAH your mail is bullshit ! and you know it.
> All the result is that you sound like a very arrogant guy from augmentics.
>
> have a nice day.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Augmentics" <musicdsp at augmentics.com>
> To: <music-dsp at shoko.calarts.edu>
> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2004 3:06 AM
> Subject: Re: [music-dsp] job posting .....
>
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have worked at a hi-tech startup in the UK for the last 4 years.
> > We have grown from 15 people to nearly 400, with a massive financial
> > turnover.
> >
> > The first 80 or so engineers that we hired CAN do almost anything
related
> to
> > software or hardware.
> > In fact that was our hiring criterion - so we rejected maybe 98% of CVs
> and
> > then maybe 80% of those who we invited to interview.
> >
> > Their average age when hired was around 35, going up to 50+.
> > The salaries needed to attract such people are however startling - 2 to
5
> > times the industry average, with other goodies thrown in.
> >
> > Some people simply work 14 hours days, 7 days a week all their lives,
> which
> > can give them a HUGE amount of experience, especially if they are bright
> and
> > have a low boredom threshold.
> >
> > Working in a company made up of such driven, focussed people is - err -
> > "interesting", but never boring!
> >
> > So, yes, there ARE people out there who CAN do almost anything you put
in
> a
> > job spec ... but they will be expensive and very, very hard to find.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Richard
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "John Lai" <john.lai at worldnet.att.net>
> > To: <music-dsp at shoko.calarts.edu>
> > Sent: Friday, January 23, 2004 11:24 PM
> > Subject: Re: [music-dsp] job posting
> >
> >
> > > Hello,
> > > Is the job description for real?  Or I am absolutely stupid.
> > >
> > > Let see, a "person" who knows all these OSs and do OpenGL & embedding
> > > programming & device driver & pro audio experience ( I assumed you
refer
> > to
> > > signal processing and not just programming in DSP chip).
> > >
> > > Since window programming is required, I assumed that person must know
> MFC,
> > > GUI etc.  Since we are talking among OS and probably multiple
languages,
> > so
> > > this "person" must be an expert in COM/ATL.  Oh, let's see --- writing
> > > device driver.  O boy, this "person" got to be an expert in WDM for
> window
> > > environment (and the equivalence in Linux and Mac).  Since OpenGL is
> > > required, we might as well make sure this person knows all major
> > algorithms
> > > for CAD as well.  Since we are using ATL, to get the maximum
efficiency,
> > > this "person" must be an expert in STL as well.  Not too much to ask.
> > >
> > > Oh, embedded systems is part of the job requirement, so this person
must
> > be
> > > an expert in  VxWorks (for motorola) or Code Composer (for TI) or
Visual
> > DSP
> > > (for Analog Devices).  To be 100% flexible, this "person" must know
> mixed
> > > assembly and C/C++ programming in whatever environments the "manager"
> can
> > > toss at him/her.  But wait, since window OS is required, this person
> must
> > > know how to program in WinNT which is now phaseout as well as .Net.
> Well
> > > this job requires audio experience, so this person must know how to
> write
> > > programs to design all kinds of filters on the fly.  Well if one
designs
> > > filters, this person must also be an expert in various filter design
> > > packages such as Matlab.  We can't do signal processing without the
> > > knowledge of FFT.  This person should be able to program & optimized
FFT
> > > faster than the one posted in MIT site.  Since multithreading
> application
> > > experience is needed and so many OSs are required, we must make sure
> this
> > > person knows the different between WinThreading and Posix Threading as
> > well.
> > > But multithreading requires synchronization, so this person must know
> > > multex, semaphores, events ...  May I also suggest this person should
> know
> > > programming WinNT security and Window services --- as a well rounded
> > > programmer.  Not too much to ask for.  We may toss in an extra dollar
> for
> > > this person to be able to implement TCP/IP.  Why not.  Most people
> require
> > > implementation of remote server.
> > >
> > > In order for this person to fully utilizes his/her skill at this
> position,
> > I
> > > may even suggested the "person" should know how to execute Einstein's
> time
> > > dilation concept to his/her advantage so that there will be 48hrs a
day
> vs
> > > the lowly 24hr a day for everyone else.
> > >
> > > Then I looked at my resume.  80% of the job description.  I am not it
> and
> > I
> > > don't want to be it (the poor it!)
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > >
> > > PS.  I attended a talk year and a half ago in in Window .net
programming
> > at
> > > Boston University.  The presenter (a local well known computer gig)
said
> > he
> > > saw job ads (here in New England) looking for programmers with 5 years
> > > experience in .net (and .net was about 3 years old)!  One would never
> know
> > > what strange demands employers have.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Ben" <ben at glw.com>
> > > To: <music-dsp at shoko.calarts.edu>
> > > Sent: Friday, January 23, 2004 9:54 AM
> > > Subject: [music-dsp] job posting
> > >
> > >
> > > > GLW (makers of Harrison high-end consoles) is looking for a senior
> > > programmer.  Here's the "official" post:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Pro Audio company needs senior programmer responsible for system
> > > > architecture, development environment, code management and related
> > issues.
> > > > Applicant must demonstrate a broad knowledge of programming
languages,
> > > tools
> > > > and multithreading. Linux, BeOS, Windows, Mac OSX, OpenGL, embedded
> > > systems,
> > > > device drivers and pro audio experience is a plus.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > We are looking for a top-notch programmer.  I think there are quite
a
> > few
> > > developers on this list that should be interested in this job.  Send
> > resumes
> > > to jobs at glw.com.
> > > >
> > > > -Ben Loftis
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> reviews,
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> > > >
> > >
> > >
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> > >
> >
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> >
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