[sf-lug] YAJO (yet another job opportunity)
jim at well.com
Thu Feb 16 08:57:49 PST 2006
On Feb 15, 2006, at 2:42 PM, Aaron Baalbergen wrote:
> I found the SF LUG website while looking for places to post a job
> opportunity for someone experienced with Linux. Would it be
> appropriate to send the opportunity out over the mailing list?
> I am including the posting below. If the mailing list would be an
> appropriate posting location, please either send it out to your
> members or let me know so that I can join and send it out. Thank you.
> Monster Cable is building a revolutionary new set top box that
> incorporates a media server/player, PVR, and whole-house automation.
> The product has already been developed; all the back-end coding is
> done. We have partnerships and distribution in place. Now we need to
> assemble a top-notch team to work on the user interface and usability,
> the design and sound, and also quality assurance and focus groups,
> working out of our offices near SFO airport. We are very committed to
> this product and want to get the best team possible so that users bond
> with our product like they do with iPod or TiVo.
> Because we want to get our first version out the door in 8 months,
> our team will initially be working a lot with outside consultants and
> contractors. After the first version is out we will likely want to do
> more of the work in-house, relying less on outside consultants.
> We need a linux guru with expertise in embedded systems. The
> hardware platform is an embedded Linux set top box, much like a TiVo.
> We have a strong team of C++ developers already in another office.
> What we need in this office is someone who can work with the hardware
> engineers to resolve any software/driver issues and do
> We are looking for ambitious, senior-level team players. We will
> provide good compensation and benefits. Both working as an employee
> as well as a freelancer are options, although employees are
> preferred. And, since this is a totally new division for Monster,
> it’s a chance to get in on the ground floor and have a real impact,
> while at the same time have the comfort of working with a
> well-established, highly profitable, 28-year old company.
> Please contact Aaron Baalbergen at abaalbergen at monstercable.com if
> you are interested. Emails should include "Job Opportunities" in the
> subject line.
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