[plug] Linux job at Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, Kensington

Brad Campbell brad at fnarfbargle.com
Tue Nov 13 15:22:44 AWST 2018

On 13/11/18 3:01 pm, Ian Kent wrote:
> On Tue, 2018-11-13 at 14:51 +0800, Brad Campbell wrote:
>> On 13/11/18 11:47 am, Ian Kent wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2018-10-31 at 13:53 +0800, Gregory Orange wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>> We're hiring, and I've been told the following about it:
>>>> The position is suitable for someone who already has significant
>>>> experience in Linux system administration and well developed problem
>>>> solving skills but who might want to gain exposure to some of the more
>>>> specialised technologies that we use here.
>>>> Full details here:
>>>> https://jobs.csiro.au/job/Perth,-WA-System-Support-Officer/515954200/
>>> Oh wow, it's not often you see something like this, it sounds like a
>>> great position, very interesting indeed.
>> Out of morbid curiosity I had a look into it and I was shocked at how
>> little that sort of experience is worth.
>> Now admittedly I've not even poked around the IT industry since 2005,
>> but is that a sort of representative remuneration for someone with those
>> sort of credentials and experience?
> Yeah, it does make this difficult to consider in reality, and it does look
> like a junior position, but I wasn't looking at that, rather I was looking
> at the environment, that's where the "wow" comes from.

Yeah, it does look like a lot of serious fun. The sort of position I'd 
have applied for 20 years ago. Of course 20 years ago I'd not have met 
any of the selection criteria.

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