[SATLUG] OT - Nothing wrong with a little self-promotion

Matt Graham matthewalan77 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 18:51:16 CST 2008


Thanks for that.  I actually have a few application in at Rackspace
already.  My mother and my Brother are both employed there.  It seems hard
to get in the door.  I would be ecstatic to be a Racker.

On Jan 31, 2008 5:01 PM, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> I will say this....if you're serious about Linux and you can approach an
> employer from the angle that you have dabbled in it a little and want to
> learn and grow within the field, you will make it far.  Working at
> Rackspace
> for a short stint before moving into professional consulting services, I
> can
> say that the Rack is an excellent company with the best culture and
> atmosphere a geek can ask for.  I've even sent a few of my friends to work
> there over the years and will probably be sending a few more here soon.  I
> would highly recommend the Rack as a place to start and grow into your
> career.  Just remember that modesty is a virtue and you will soon be
> rubbing
> shoulders with giants (like Tweeks).  I think that if you can live with
> that
> mentality, you will make it very far in the Linux world.
>
> Best of luck to you.
>
> On Jan 31, 2008 2:52 PM, Matt <matthewalan77 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello All,
> >
> >
> >
> > I am a CNS student at ITT technical Institute and will be graduating in
> > June
> > with and Associates.  I am looking for work in the IT industry.  I have
> > been
> > a lurker on SATLUG for quite some time now and felt the need to reach
> out
> > to
> > the San Antonio IT/Linux Community for any possible job leads.  If you
> > have
> > any ideas or leads for me, respond directly to matthewalan77 at gmail.comand
> > I
> > will forward my resume to you.  Below is a brief list of the coursework
> I
> > have completed or will be completing.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks in advance for the help.. GEEKS OF THE WORLD UNITE!!!
> >
> >
> >
> > Matt Graham
> >
> >
> >
> > Coursework
> >
> >
> >
> > - Operating Systems
> >
> > - Introduction to Computer Programming
> >
> > - Microsoft Desktop Operating System
> >
> > - Intermediate Programming
> >
> > * Database Development
> >
> > - Network Standards and Protocols
> >
> > - Microsoft Network Operating System I
> >
> > - Microsoft Network Operating System II
> >
> > - Linux Operating System
> >
> > * Linux System Administration
> >
> > * WAN Technology and Application
> >
> > * Network Technology and Service Integration
> >
> > ^ Network Systems Management
> >
> > ^ Network Development Capstone Project
> >
> > - Strategies for the Technical Professional
> >
> > - Introduction to Personal Computers
> >
> > ^ Professional Procedures and Portfolio Development
> >
> >
> >
> > -Completed
> >
> > *Currently enrolled
> >
> > ^Next Quarter
> >
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>
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