finding FreeBSD sysadmins
sequethin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 20:48:09 UTC 2006
On Mar 22, 2006, at 2:39 PM, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> Omar Thameen writes:
>> I'm having difficulty finding FreeBSD sysadmins to fill a position,
>> and I was hoping y'all might have some suggestions.
> At the place I work.. I was recruited through Craigslist.
> After joining we have had a couple of times seeked for more
> positions in help desk and Sysadmin.. On both situations we had
> best luck with Craigslist.
>> Of course, I've also posted to freebsd-jobs
> We got the least response from that list.
>> - Where do you look for job openings?
> Can't think of any other place besides those you mentioned..
>> - Any other suggestions for finding candidates?
> Perhaps consider good candidates with other BSDs and perhaps even
> Linux.. As important as direct experience in a subject matter is...
> finding the right candidate with the right attitude is most important.
> In particular look at what apps you will be using.
> Say you will be doing the Mysql+Apache+PHP... someone strong in
> those 3 and some other BSD/Linux and the right attitude.. may be a
> good fit.
> Try changing your add to "Unix system administrator" and then
> mention FreeBSD as a prefered Os... but make the skillset for your
> core programs a must.
You may try finding a bsd user group in your area. I have the job I'm
working at now because I was subscribed to the nyc bsd user group
Well at least indirectly, as there were other requirements aside from
being a list subscriber ;)
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