[SATLUG] Fwd: Great UNIX Systems Support Job in Austin, TX

David Kowis dkowis at shlrm.org
Fri Dec 14 15:18:27 CST 2007


Quoting Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>:

> I'm already in the Rackspace system (talk to Erin) and they seem to be
> going slowly through the motions of interviewing me.
>
> Most recently, they did a phone interview and had me pull up a web page
> containing basic commands and asked what each of them would do,
> sprinkled with questions like "tell me what happens when a user types
> an URL into their browser and then hits return."
>
> If I had just one or two years experience using Unix or Unix-like OSes,
> these might be difficult questions to answer. With eighteen years
> experience administering Unix and Unix-like OSes, they're also hard to
> answer because I don't know how much depth to go into before I make the
> brains of the other people explode, and with all the different
> platforms I've worked on I may not remember all the platform-specific
> things they might be looking for. I may also disagree with the premise
> for the question, so I have to try to figure out what the answer is
> supposed to be for the inappropriately worded question.
>
> -- 
> Brad Knowles <brad at shub-Internet.org>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>

Gah! Overthinking!

--
Not sent from my iPhone. Because I don't have one.

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David Kowis
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