[plt-scheme] Fwd: soliciting resumes for web/database development using Scheme/BRL

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at yahoo.com)
Date: Mon Jun 5 06:23:38 EDT 2006

If you have a reasonably up-to-date resume to hand, you
might wish to help out a fellow Schemer. (And, yeah, you
might want a job as well.)  Responses to Bruce please, not


--- BLewis <blewis at eatonvance.com> wrote:

> Subject: soliciting resumes for web/database development
> using Scheme/BRL
> Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 14:51:50 -0400
> From: "BLewis" <blewis at eatonvance.com>
> To: <kawa at sources.redhat.com>
> I've had the privilege the past six years of using Scheme
> in my
> employment.  Equity analysts use an application written
> mostly by me in
> BRL / Kawa Scheme for a wide variety of stock-monitoring
> activities.
> Every few years management needs re-enlightenment about
> the advantages
> of using a language that is not widely used in industry. 
> Now is one of
> those times.  There is desire to add more programmers the
> project, and
> despite eagerness of a couple of coworkers to get up to
> speed on BRL,
> there is a management perception that we would not be
> able to find
> resources.
> To combat this perception I'm soliciting resumes of
> people who could do
> this job.  You need:
> 1. SQL knowledge.  We use Microsoft SQL.  Oracle and
> PostgreSQL are
> similar.  I started this job only knowing Oracle.
> 2. HTML knowledge: tables, forms, etc.
> 3. Basic Scheme knowledge (cons, car, cdr, apply, etc.)
> 4. Decent math knowledge, i.e. high school algebra and
> very basic
> statistics.
> Send me your resume if you're qualified, even if you
> aren't seeking a
> job now.  The presence of qualified people is what I'm
> mainly looking
> for.  Do also indicate if you would be interested in such
> a job, as we
> will likely hire in the not-too-distant future.  If I'm
> successful this
> job will include continued development using BRL.  There
> will be at
> least one full-time salaried position.
> Feel free to forward this message to whomever you deem it
> appropriate.

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