[FoRK] Looking for a guy who knows a guy...

Reza B'far reza.bfar at oracle.com
Tue Mar 19 11:55:03 PDT 2013

The advice is good, but I think you're also pointing out the problem.  "Romance" is for the romantic.  I'm mot sure if this is a it for a Romantic.  More for high IQ, non-romantic :)


On Mar 19, 2013, at 11:47 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:

> Want some unwanted advice? Said developer has many options already and
> needs a bit more romance.
> Hiring is hard.
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 11:41 AM, Reza B'far <reza.bfar at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Good point.  Work will be technically very interesting and varied.. But this is not the job for a lot of smart folks who may have "healthy" ego's... There is already too many personalities involved... Not looking for product direction thoughts, etc.  just heads down execute
>> On Mar 19, 2013, at 11:37 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Reza, what would motivate said developer to reply, aside from compensation?
>>> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 10:31 AM, Reza B'Far (Oracle)
>>> <reza.bfar at oracle.com> wrote:
>>>> Folks -
>>>> A friend is looking for a guy in the SF area who
>>>> 1. Has both pragmatic and academic comp-sci covered (so e.g., knows
>>>>  what REST REALLY means, knows O(n), etc.... and has written at least
>>>>  10 years worth of code)
>>>> 2. Is able to take direction (blue-green personality and doesn't get
>>>>  into endless arguments with his boss)
>>>> 3. Is a strong verbal communicator.
>>>> 4. Is presentable with exec's.
>>>> Compensation is very good.
>>>> Let me know
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