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Re: [vox-tech] which offer is better?

thanks to all for the very constructive suggestions, much appciated!!

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 2:22 AM, Michael J Wenk <mjwenk@ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> Not really obvious to me either, tho I have to disagree with Pete, the telecom job could be a ton of fun, at least for awhile.
> I'd probably go with the higher salary or if they're equal, probably the device driver job, if your friend enjoys system programming or the telecom if your friend doesn't.
> I don't think either job would pigeonhole your friend if that's what he/she is worried about.  However, I would get used to the fact that the first job you do is not likely what you will do for your entire career.  I personally have done web programming, systems programming, business app programming, and I have returned to web programming.  So at least IMO you should have a diverse skill set and be willing to do much, because you never know when you'll get laid off.
> Mike
> ________________________________________
> From: vox-tech-bounces@lists.lugod.org [vox-tech-bounces@lists.lugod.org] On Behalf Of Peter Jay Salzman [p@dirac.org]
> Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2009 9:23 PM
> To: lugod's technical discussion forum
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] which offer is better?
> Not obvious to me.  Depends on the telecommunications platform, I'd suppose.
> If it's something used around the world like a 5ESS, 4ESS, or DMS-100, then
> I really don't know.  It's a specialized thing, and there can't be too many
> 4ESS programmers around (on the other hand, these things have been around
> since the 80s, so maybe I'm wrong about that).  I'd think those guys are
> paid well.
> I know which one sounds more fun (and it ain't telecommunications
> programming)...   ;-)
> Pete
> On Fri 13 Nov 09, 12:07 AM, Hai Yi <yihai2004@gmail.com> said:
>> Hello, one of my friends got two offers recently, one is related to
>> Linux device programming, they go like this:
>> Offer 1: telecommunications software developer
>> Responsibilities:  develop a system for monitoring all the functions
>> of the operations of the telephone service platform
>> Offer 2:linux driver developer
>> Which offer will provide a better career?
>> I think Linux offer might have a bigger job market, isn't it?
>> Thanks for the advice!
>> Hai
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