Jeez that looks good, just a chance to go f# in industry would be sweet.
Ah well, I will wait when it's right for me.
See you next week
On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Richard Minerich
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> The following message is from Amanda Laucher, she's looking for F#
> programmers to hire. The company is called Measured Progress and is a
> not-for-profit in the education domain. The work for this role involves
> translating the psychometric algorithms into something that can add business
> value (integrating into out test construction, and online test delivery
> products). The education industry is very backward and behind in technology
> so some of our legacy systems are pretty bad. We're in the process of
> rewriting those systems with the .NET stack and need some really smart folks
> to help. Automating some of the Psychometricians work can give our company a
> huge competitive advantage and help to better educational systems in the
> states and worldwide. My boss, the CIO, is new to the organization and is
> making huge strides in bringing in very forward thinking individuals to help
> make some of these systems cutting edge. He's very forward thinking himself
> and open to any new innovative ideas we can bring. He's also very interested
> in open source and how we can add value and innovation to the industry. I
> can talk more about the role and the company if you know someone who is
> interested. They have come up one of their traditional job descriptions that
> is very generic. It doesn't really fit what I am looking for which is
> someone interested in playing with large amounts of data, shaving time off
> of algorithm speeds, and making the end user experience (mostly students) as
> painless as possible. The ideal person will bring to the table knowledge of
> or at least interest in functional languages and alternative (nosql) data
> storage as well as a passion for bleeding edge technology.
> Contact me if you're interested and I'll get you in contact with her.
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