> > position is to enable NT to be the platform of choice in the home as
> > well as the office.
As Rohit says, the shoe drops. Ernie's work is cut out for him...
> > Microsoft is not your typical employer. We offer generous
> > compensation and benefits, including flexible hours, virtually
> > unlimited resources, and a chance to change the world of distributed
> > computing.
Only a CHANCE? I do like that they admit that they are not my "typical
employer." And do virtual resources mean never knowing where your next
byte is coming from?
> From sigmetrics@haven.EPM.ORNL.GOV Thu Jan 30 06:45:09 1997
> Subject: Employment opportunity at Microsoft
> JOIN MICROSOFT ON THE ROAD TO NT5.0
> POSITION: Senior GUI Performance or Design Engineer
> ORGANIZATION: Windows NT Performance group
> WORK LOCATION: Redmond, WA
> NT has gained great momentum in the last few years and has established
> itself as the standard OS for corporate users. NT is the strategic
> platform for new OS development for the consumer market as well. You
> have a unique opportunity to work with some of the most talented
> people in the software industry (and in particular in the performance
> analysis area) to help NT to continue being the premiere OS in the
> market. The NT performance analysis group has an opening for an
> experienced GUI developer and/or performance engineer to optimize code
> for both speed and size. The primary focus of the position is to
> enable NT to be the platform of choice in the home as well as
> the office.
> Job requirements are: excellent knowledge of C/C++, experience in
> using Win-32 APIs for GUI design/implementation, knowledge of
> performance optimization, and basic understanding of a multi-threaded
> operating system dynamics. A graduate degree in computer
> science/engineering and strong leadership qualities are highly
> desirable. Job duties include development, prototyping,
> measurements, algorithm optimization, technical supervision, workload
> development, and reducing memory requirements of GUI implementation.
> Microsoft is not your typical employer. We offer generous
> compensation and benefits, including flexible hours, virtually
> unlimited resources, and a chance to change the world of distributed
> computing. We are located just outside Seattle, which offers a
> variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.
> To apply, mail your resume to:
> Microsoft Corporation
> Attn.: Recruiting
> Dept. S22m8-0124
> One Microsoft Way
> Redmond, WA 98052-6399
> Or, email your resume to email@example.com. and reference S22m8-0124
> Send a copy of your cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org for follow-up.
> ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Bulletin Board
> Send submissions to email@example.com
> Send subscription requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
I can do anything I want as long as I don't care about the result.