Re: [ruby-112] Looking for a Developer/Intern for Ruby on Rails Project

From: Andrei I.
Sent on: Monday, November 23, 2009 2:52 PM
They should not put the age in the posting. It is illegal. Instead they should only refer to the grant that the applicant needs to qualify for, and let the applicant determine if they qualify or not.

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 2:44 PM, Peter Armstrong <[address removed]> wrote:
Yeah, I don't know anything about this, but that's my guess too --
government grants often do specify maximum ages. ?Let's make that
assumption and move on; students need to work too :)

-Peter

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Daniel Wintschel <[address removed]> wrote:
> It's very likely due to a government sponsored / subsidized position that
> has an age requirement.
> Funny how that works.
> (I'm not 100% sure of that - but it'd be my guess).
> -daniel
>
> On[masked], at 2:40 PM, Miles K. Forrest wrote:
>
> Wow. ?Under 30. ?Didn't realize they'd lifted the laws against age
> discrimination. ?We're still in British Columbia, aren't we?
>
> http://www.ag.gov.bc.ca/human-rights-protection/pdfs/AgeDiscrimination.pdf
> ??Miles
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Sang <[address removed]> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all -
>>
>> I'm helping Vidigami Media find a talented web programmer/intern with
>> Rails experience to join its growing team.? The current open position is a
>> paid internship for an individual under 30 who is returning or intending to
>> return to school in the fall of 2010.
>>
>> Vidigami (www.vidigami.com) is a Vancouver digital media start-up founded
>> by a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of digital media and telecom
>> experience. The company is developing an innovative web video application
>> and new web property for families with young children.
>>
>> More info below. If this sounds like a great match for you, or anyone you
>> know, pls reply to [address removed].
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Sang
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Web Programmer
>>
>> As a member of the software team, the web programmer will be the lead in
>> the design and engineering of the user interface component as well as the
>> back end functionality.
>> Key Job Responsibilities
>>
>> Design, implement and test web-based user interface and back end
>> components for key capabilities e.g. photo sharing and management, image
>> selection and video production specification.
>> Build and maintain the corporate web site and provide support for online
>> marketing strategies. Leverage open source code and practices.
>> Maintain software development environment for the team.
>> Integrate 3rd party e-commerce solution for product sales and
>> memberships.
>>
>> Qualifications
>>
>> Technical skills required:? Html, CSS, PHP, AJAX, JavaScript, MySQL, Unix,
>> and Java. Working knowledge of C/C++ is also useful.
>> Knowledge and experience working with web-development frameworks e.g.
>> ASP.NET, Django, etc. Specifically, the ideal candidate will have experience
>> in Ruby on Rails, Git and Capistrano ? our current development environment.
>> Must have experience in databases and client-server applications.
>> Working knowledge of web design and video production tools such as
>> DreamWeaver and Final Cut Pro will be beneficial.
>> AI and or computer vision programming skills a bonus.
>> Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
>> Must be able to work independently and learn new technologies quickly.
>>
>> This internship is best suited for a senior student working towards minor
>> or major in computer science or engineering, with working experience. IAT
>> (interactive arts and technology) students with strong programming skills
>> and courses appropriate as well.
>>
>> The term of the internship is for 12 full-time weeks to be completed by
>> March 31st 2010, with the potential to be extended into a second term
>> beginning April 2010.
>>
>> Interested qualified candidates: please send resumes to [address removed].
>> Deadline: December 1st 2009
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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