Shortage of IT people ?
jjesse at iserv.net
Wed Sep 27 16:14:34 BST 2006
On Wednesday 27 September 2006 18:18, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> "Oliver Maunder" <lists at olivermaunder.co.uk> wrote:
> > I'd love get paid to work for Ubuntu, working anywhere with broadband,
> > but must be prepared for occasional international travel (OK - if I
> > *have* to
> > :-) ) But, does anyone know what sort of salaries Canonical pays? I live
> > : in
> > one of the more expensive areas of the UK, so my salary
> > needs/expectations are going to be higher than someone in, say, Canada or
> > Australia - never mind someone in India or Thailand.
> > It's a problem* with any job where location isn't important - see sites
> > like freelancers.net - but I'd be interested to know how Canonical handle
> > it.
> Hmmm, it seems, and lucky us Ubuntu users, that Canonical is seeking
> top quality developers. I feel/bet their first priority is
> to find a good chap rather than a "will do" one, and so will employ the
> chap regardless of location/salary. A few of the core (read, the most
> expensive of the bunch ;-) are located in outrageously expensive
> countries like the UK or the US, so I really don't think
> location/salary is a barrier.... quality first ! :o)
> So in short... if you think you can do the job, don't hesitate to try
> your chance ! :-)
I think some people are out there that feel they don't qualify to be an
employee of Canonical. Especially someone that can only help on docs and
post bug reports.
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