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Re: [vox-jobs] [fwd] Job Opening ['open source expert' needed in Rocklin]

> From: "Ravi Verma" <ravi.verma@telecommand.com>
> Dear Friends:
> I have need for a full time person for an "open source expert position".
> The person should have expertise in Linux, Perl, Sendmail, iptables,
> ipsec, GCC and so on. The person should not be afraid to download source
> code and compile it.
> This person will be working from our office in Rocklin.
> Please let me know if you are interested.

Hello--I'm interested in this position. I use Linux as my primary
operating system, I always prefer to compile from source (on my own
machine, anyway) then to rely on packages. I also maintain a FreeBSD
server that hosts Sendmail and Apache. I don't use iptables with my
FreeBSD box, because they are handled by the ISP--I submit my
requirements via e-mail (including specifications of the actual

I have given a few talks on topics at my favorite LUG, LUGOD,
including Perl programming, and a summary of most of the major changes
in the C language between the last two published standards ("C90 and

My résumé is included in the rest of this message body (plaintext). My
last couple of jobs were Windows-based, but I was able to survive by
installing Cygwin ;-)


                                             Micah J. Cowan
                                             (916) 967-9133

---=== SKILLS ===---

Programming Languages:
    C, C++, yacc/bison, lex/flex, Perl, PHP, Emacs-Lisp, XSLT,
    ColdFusion, TeX/LaTeX

Internet Protocols/Technologies:

Database Languages:
    ANSI SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL

WWW Technologies:
    HTML, XHTML, CSS, CGI, WCAG (Web Content Accessibility
    Guidelines), Unicode

XML Technologies:
    XML, XSLT, XSL-FO, CSS, DocBook, SVG, Apache FOP

UNIX Systems Administration/Networking:
    bash, sed, awk, Apache httpd, Sendmail, Qmail, Squid, FTP daemons

Foreign Language:
    Japanese (not fluent)

Senior Web Developer, Event Ready
(July 2003 - September 2003)
/ Job Responsibilities:
-  Maintenance of existing web sites using ColdFusion/DreamWeaver.

Senior Web Solutions Engineer, Wevtec Corporation
(Dec 2002 - July 2003)
/ Job Responsibilities:
-  Implement web application features using ColdFusion/DreamWeaver.
-  Development and documentation of web site Project Design Plans.
/ Accomplishments:
-  www.davisrecall.com
-  www.churchofgladtidings.com

Software Engineer, Transmeta Corporation
(Feb 2001 - July 2002)
/ Job Responsibilities:
-   Development of software tools in C++ or Perl, for in-house or
    customer use, following the departmental engineering cycle
    (specification, architecture, requirements, design,
/ Accomplishments:
-   Wrote a ~40p. specification for a document control and publishing
    system, for potential implementation and utilization for
    company-wide publication and administration of electronic
-   Helped design and develop a set of command-line tools and
    libraries in C++ (RaceTrack) for manipulating incidents within a
    workflow-tracking program (TeamTrack).
-   Wrote a comprehensive set of object-oriented Perl libraries for
    manipulating a proprietary format for representing arbitrary typed
    data; these libraries were used to sort and partition, and
    generate reports based on files in this format.

Software Engineer, Workspot, Inc.
(Feb 2000 - Feb 2001)
/ Job Responsibilities:
-   Development of internal and external dynamic web software, using
    OO Perl, MySQL and PostgreSQL.
/ Accomplishments:
-   Developed WebDAV client software in Perl.
-   Performed low-level evaluation of network communication methods of
    a group calendar server.

Systems and Security Administrator, Adams Group, Inc.
(1999 - 2000)
/ Job Responsibilities:
-   Security oversight and administration
-   Technology purchase recommendations and procurement
-   Web site development and administration
-   Hardware/Software troubleshooting
-   Systems and software installation and configuration


Acceptance into the Pi Kappa Lambda honors society.

Received merit scholarships at California State University of
Sacramento for 9 consecutive semesters.

---=== EDUCATION ===---

California State University of Sacramento
Bachelor of Music (incomplete), Piano Performance emphasis
Sacramento City College
Music Major
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