Erlang Jobs in the UK... was: one-stop recruiting page
Wed Dec 6 12:44:50 CET 2000
I am starting Monday with Ericsson Research & Development in Richardson,
1. I have some Erlang Experience, including a Masters thesis that concerns
2. the job market really sucks for employers, and I am marginally
P.S. I am changing my eMail in 2 weeks, and need to unsubscribe my old
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On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Francesco Cesarini wrote:
> Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2000 11:02:40 +0000
> From: Francesco Cesarini <>
> Subject: Erlang Jobs in the UK... was: one-stop recruiting page
> Well, on popular demand as there apparently is a need.. :-) If you want
> to work with the real thing... The AXD301 switch, but find Sweden to be
> too cold, Ericsson Intracom in Leicester, UK (one hour north of London)
> might be an option. They are looking for happy motivated software
> engineers with Erlang/OTP experience... This is the job ad they have out
> at the moment. If interested, send your CVs to Andy Davies @
> Engineering group of approximately 45 engineers, working on data
> communications products for network infrastructure. Software engineering
> group comprises of approximately 15 people.
> Core technologies are Frame Relay and ATM. Other WAN and LAN
> technologies are developed including Ethernet, TCP/IP, X.25, SNA, and
> ISDN. Development environment in `C' or Erlang under UNIX on Sun Sparc
> stations. Target environments include Erlang /OTP on Sparcs, or PowerPC,
> Motorola 68020/030/302 and Intel i960 embedded processors. Tools
> environment includes Objectime for design, ClearCase for configuration
> management and Framemaker for documentation.
> The complete software development life cycle including, specification,
> analysis, design, code and test. Real-time target applications, data
> protocols through to Web based user interface.
> Must be able to work with little supervision, show ingenuity and learn
> quickly. Must be interested in trying new languages and should be
> interested in up to date technology. Must have good inter-personal
> skills for interfacing with peer group and ideally should have team
> leader potential.
> A good science/engineering degree or equivalent, preferably a 1st or 2i.
> Approximately 5 + years experience of software development, to include
> `C' experience and UNIX usage. Knowledge of data communications
> protocols would be an advantage.
> Salary dependent on relevant experience. Flexi-time. Performance related
> bonus scheme. Pension. Other standard Ericsson Terms and Conditions.
> Ulf Wiger wrote:
> > I recently sat down and started searching the web for wanted ads
> > mentioning Erlang. It was disheartening.
> > Knowing that there is actually a demand for Erlang competence,
> > I think something needs to be done to make this more visible.
> > Personally, I'd like to see an "Erlang Programmers Wanted" page on
> > http://www.erlang.org, where current links to open positions for
> > Erlangers were collected.
> > If, say, a student who encounters Erlang at school wants to know what
> > the job market is for an Erlang expert, he/she might hit a search
> > engine like I did - with the current state of affairs, he/she would
> > hardly be encourage to continue.
> > Having said this, I know that Erlang is doing well in schools that are
> > teaching it. I recently heard that at KTH Haninge, an engineering
> > school in Stockholm, the Erlang class had exactly as many applicants
> > as the Advanced Java class. By cooperating, we can make this more
> > visible.
> > Comments are welcome.
> > This is what I did:
> > 1 Knowing that we are looking for Erlang programmers, I started
> > searching for our ad. This was surprisingly difficult (I had to
> > ask someone). Later, I learned that the Ericsson jobs page
> > is being reorganized, and that it should appear in mid-December.
> > (http://www.ericsson.se/SE/rekryt/teknik4947090.html)
> > 2 I went to www.erlang.se, and followed the links to the
> > companies that have certified consultants. Of the six companies
> > listed, only Sjöland & Thyselius and Cesarini Consulting actually
> > mention Erlang on their web pages; of these two, only Sjöland &
> > Thyselius is looking for Erlang programmers (Cesarini Consulting
> > is, as far as I know, a one-man company)
> > 3 Searched the web via http://www.alltheweb.com and found the
> > following additional info:
> > - SICS (http://www.sics.se) is looking for people, and is working
> > with Erlang. It wasn't entirely obvious that the positions
> > listed actually involved work with Erlang, but there appeared to
> > be a chance that it might be so.
> > - WiseOne (http://www.wiseone.se) is looking for Erlang programmers
> > - Ericsson in Gothenburg is looking for Erlang programmers
> > (http://www.eritel.se/open/content.htm)
> > (http://www.erv.ericsson.se/open/content.htm)
> > - Telia Promotor (http://www.promotor.telia.se) is looking for
> > Erlang programmers.
> > - Erlang Technology, Inc (http://erlang.tech.com) is NOT looking
> > for Erlang programmers... ironically.
> > 4 Guessing that the company formerly known as Bluetail might be
> > hiring, I looked at their page - indeed they are, but since it's
> > a PHP page, it doesn't score well on search engines.
> > /Uffe
> > --
> > Ulf Wiger tfn: +46 8 719 81 95
> > Senior System Architect mob: +46 70 519 81 95
> > Strategic Product & System Management ATM Multiservice Networks
> > Data Backbone & Optical Services Division Ericsson Telecom AB
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