[erlang-questions] Erlang resumes?

Dave Smith <>
Mon Jan 14 23:47:03 CET 2008


Well, many thanks to all of you who helped me with discussion points
as well as resume proof that there are people out there using Erlang
(duh!!). Over the holidays I put together a prototype of a project and
was able to demonstrate something that ran fast and was surprisingly
solid (given the short dev time). Altogether, it made for a solid
open/shut case in Erlang's favor. Kudos to Joe Armstrong and rest of
the Erlang team who built such a wonderful tool. :)

My employer is now quite excited about the possibilities and looking
for Erlang people. If you're interested:

http://www.thehive.com/current-jobs/senior-network-software-engineer/

It's a pretty nice place to work, if I do say so myself..:)

Thanks again.

D.

On Dec 21, 2007 1:36 PM, Dave Smith <> wrote:
> I'm in the process of building a case for Erlang at my job. We're
> building a large scale network service and I'm pretty certain that
> using erlang would reduce both time to market and system complexity.
> The problem is, when I suggest Erlang people look at me funny (ok,
> maybe it's just my hairstyle) and say things like "There aren't any
> erlang developers out there!" and "It's an obscure language and we'd
> be unable to maintain the system if you got hit by a bus", etc...
>
> I suspect that there _are_ erlang devs in the US/Canada area who are
> competent and would love the chance to work from home with awesome
> hardware and develop a large scale Erlang service. If you happen to be
> one of them, would you kindly consider sending me your resume as
> evidence? I can't promise you a job as a result, but you might
> consider it your part in getting the word out on Erlang. :)
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Dave Smith
> dizzyd at gmail dot com
>



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