Friday, January 25, 2008

Erlang Job Advert

Well, it's been over a year, sorry. Today I received an email with an Erlang job offer for a company based in Boston. I don't know anything about the company at all, perhaps it is junk, but the project seems like something Erlang is good at. It's a telecommuting job, so that might raise a red flag with some people. If you are interested I'll put you in touch with the recruiter or whatever he is, email me at orbitz AT (that is really, not fancy spelling for

Here are the job details:
Job Description:

Our client, who is based in Boston, is seeking an adept Erlang developer to help build a next generation metrics and monitoring system on the GNU/Linux platform. This system will watch and report on hundreds and thousands of systems, ranging from network devices to servers to software applications.

Required Skills:

· Must have experience with the Erlang programming language

· Must have expert level network programming experience, preferably in Erlang, C++ and/or C

· Strong background in developing on GNU/Linux for mission-critical production deployments

· Strong understanding of MySQL 4.1-5.x, including database design patterns

· Strong experience programming network servers/clients, including knowledge of fundamental protocols such as TCP, UDP, IPV4/6, and SSL/TLS