Computer jobs... how are they in your area?

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  1. D1G1T4L

    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    What kind of qualites are the employees seeking, whats most popular language? how's job market for C# etc....... let's discuss all of these issues in this thread
     
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    hahaahah. The more qualified you are the less likely you are to get a job here in the bay area.
     
  3. Rob

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    Stay in school as long as possible.
     
  4. CyberBullets

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    ugh the IT in my area (southern bc) seems to be horrible. i even have contacts in Nokia Vancouver (head prototype developer), and he cant even get me on... :/
     
  5. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    Not too great, however I wish they'd add in more QA people within my company, or at least put me in charge of it :mad:

    Edit: Actually, within Dallas it's pretty decent, however don't expect too high of a payrate due to the costs of living being lower.

    Check out salary.com for specific info :bigthumb:
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    QA doesn't make the company money :o
     
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    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    Actually, better QA = less tech support personnel = more profit, but fuck if my company owners realize this :hs:
     
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    Not too bad. On searches at Monster, Dice, and HotJobs, you might find a total of 10 C#/.NET jobs. Java would get around 60-75. I can remember just a few months ago searching for Java jobs and maybe finding 10. So it's getting better here.

    On a side note, I got a new job today (starts the 1st of July). :big grin: I'll be a system/network administrator in our department at school. Basically doing grunt work as far as adding users to the servers and stuff. I'm also going to be doing some small time development in house. A complete change of our website is first on the list. ;)
     
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    in jsp? :big grin: :x:
     
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    Was there any question? ;) JSPs, Servlets, JavaBeans, JDBC, Oracle, and XML for RSS and Config. The site is going to have an admin panel where they can update anything. Should be an interesting project. :big grin:
     
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    sounds like fun. :bigthumb:
     
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    they all want security clearance
     
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    I think the best part will be that I'm working at school. So I won't have to rush out of my classes to eat lunch and be across town for work. I can just walk across the street for lunch and back for work. Will be soooo nice. :big grin:
     
  14. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    But that means spending money upfront before you have $ in your pockets. Believe me, they get it - it's just a cash flow problem.
     
  15. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    We're in the mortgage industry, and currently there's no cash flow problem. We are remodeling about 30% of our building, including our conference room where we'll have a 50" plasma amongst other things.

    Trust me, we have the money, and they could shuffle their staff around to create a QA staff (they actually just hired 2 QA people for 1 project, however we have no control over them, and my department has been put in charge of a redesign of our future cash cow...which is bad, because I'm a picky fucker :o It's also what I'm doing unpaid side programming for :hs: )

    I would find another job, or quit, but I get to do programming, and I love programming :hs: True, it's not major projects or anything, but considering I'm learning C# as I go, it's something. How many other places are going to let me do that with the option to (one day) move to ft?
     

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