[Haskell] Job opportunities at Citrix Systems (Cambridge, UK)
matthias.goergens at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 26 11:57:49 EST 2010
I just posted this job advert on the Haskell Cafe mailing list --- and
someone suggested I crosspost here, too. Please pardon me if this
double posting is too spammy.
I have recently started working for Citrix in Cambridge. We are
working on the open source software in Ocaml. Admittedly Ocaml is
only a second best compared to Haskell ;o) and I hope my post does not
count as too off-topic here. But Ocaml is still a decent language.
My experience was primarily with Haskell and I only started working
with Ocaml in earnest at Citrix. (So I hope that showing a way to
transplant Haskell skills to the real world --- via the roundabout
route of Ocaml --- justifies my posting.)
So --- if you are looking for a job in Cambridge that involves
functional programming, free software  and free beer , please
feel free to drop me a line. I have included our original advert to
the Ocaml mailing list for those who want more information first.
 As in free speech. LGPL
 As in free beer. We also get other perks, like snacks and a pool table.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Dave Scott <Dave.Scott at eu.citrix.com>
Subject: [Caml-list] [jobs] Citrix Systems (Cambridge, UK)
To: "caml-list at yquem.inria.fr" <caml-list at yquem.inria.fr>,
"ocaml-jobs at inria.fr" <ocaml-jobs at inria.fr>
Dear fellow OCaml users,
Summary: We (Citrix Systems) are looking for OCaml programmers to join our team
in Cambridge, UK.
We use OCaml extensively in the "xapi tool-stack": the control-plane used in the
Xen Cloud Platform on which the widely used XenServer server virtualisation
product is based. XCP aims to provide a complete open-source cloud
infrastructure platform with a powerful management stack based on
APIs, support for multi-tenancy, SLA guarantees and detailed metrics for
consumption based charging.
We are looking to recruit top-class engineers to work on the
must have a good knowledge of data structures and algorithms, experience of
programming in the context of large systems and general aesthetic good
it comes to code and architecture. Our code base is significant and varied: over
130,000 lines of OCaml, solving problems ranging from the low-level
to the high-level (resource pool management), to the compiler-driven (generating
language bindings for our Xen datamodel).
Our ideal candidate will have:
* significant experience of applications programming in high-level
as OCaml :-)
* an aptitude for implementing (and reasoning about) complex concurrent,
* the skills required to contribute to both the architectural design and
day-to-day development of a large code-base
* strong communication skills and problem solving ability
* a determination to deliver great products that perform brilliantly and meet
our customers' needs
So if you want to tackle interesting and challenging programming problems and
contribute to an innovative, fast-growing product that is already used by tens
of thousands of customers across the world, please don't hesitate to send me
Dave Scott <dave.scott at eu.citrix.com>
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