[sf-lug] Help Defining a Job Description?

Nathan Hoover nathan at foo-o-rama.com
Thu Jan 22 14:57:49 PST 2009

It's a position developing set-top box software. They're doing engineering
on a Windows platform but the deployment is on a Linux-based STB.


2009/1/22 Blake Haggerty <Blake.Haggerty at sapphire.com>

> Looking for a little help in defining the Job Description... Anyone make
> sense of this:
> We are looking for a software engineer with a strong experience in C++ code
> development (under the Microsoft Visual IDE on the Windows platform), and a
> good knowledge of OpenGL fundamentals. The candidate should be well-versed
> with modern UI design (graphics and animation based). Previous experience
> with the CVS revision control software is preferable. Creative graphic
> design skills and knowledge of image editing software are a plus. The
> candidate should be self-motivated, able to accommodate a tight project
> schedule, and display convincing teamwork skills.
> Duties:
> Embedded Linux Applications Development (C/C++)
> Will be developing application SW in this environment such as; (User
> Interface (UI) for EPG (Electronic Program Guide) Pay Per View, Browser etc.
> The windows Visual IDE on windows platform seems to conflict with the
> embedded Linux Applications Development.
> Anyone able to explain what they might be doing here? Or is this just the
> case of an employer looking for two jobs to fit into one.
> Blake Haggerty
> Permanent Placement Specialist
> Sapphire Technologies U.S., a Randstad company
> 27 Maiden Lane
> San Francisco, CA 94108
> (p) (415) 788-8488
> (f) (415) 788-2592
> www.sapphirena.com
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