[Haskell-cafe] Montreal Haskell

Asher Klein boich249 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 19:20:07 UTC 2019

Thanks, John, for your response! Personally I'm looking for a culture with
some interesting mathematical background, more than any particular language
Would you be able to tell me some more about what goes on at Morgan Stanley?

On Sun, Jan 27, 2019, 12:42 PM John Z. <johnz at pleasantnightmare.com wrote:

> > Hi everyone! New member here! Anyone know of Haskell jobs in Montreal for
> > new grads? Thanks!
>     I'm in MTL myself, and I'm working with Haskell for past 6 years;
> the best I've found among general jobs in functional programming is
> Scala (and perhaps Kotlin) - but those are all OOP jobs where people
> adopt languages with fp features purely for 'cleaner syntax'. If you're
> looking for strict division between runtime and compile time knowledge,
> type safety - you're out of luck.  The best I've found is a practice
> obsessed with unit testing.
>     Morgan-Stanley do their own internal version of Haskell, and they're
> strongly oriented towards performance and correctness, and the people
> that interviewed me seemed quite experienced and smart - I had really
> awesome interview experience with Morgan-Stanley, even in comparison to
> Google.
>     I've failed both interviews, tho :-D
>     In any case, there are job postings here sometimes, and often
> companies are willing to consider remote work, given that haskell jobs
> and haskell professionals are scarcely distributed all around the world.
>     That lambda meeting mentioned, I was looking into that myself, but
> afaik - it hasn't happened in a long, long time.
>     Salut!
> --
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