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Linux people, I am hiring systems administrators! We work with scientific data, containers, big-ass tape libraries, supercomputers, and everything in between. We pay relocation, and you'd even get an actual honest-to-god pension.

careers.pnnl.gov/jobs/3186

@khm I can confirm that PNNL is actually doing great stuff in the energy sector. It's also near some of my favorite outdoor areas.

@khm I get a scientific laboratory would put a heavy focus on higher education, but it seems weird to me that the job requirements for this type of job would *require* a minimum of a Bachelor's degree. Just an observation!

@bolapara I've succesfully fought this for software engineering positions; I'm still working on it for IT engineering positions. The Lab can be ponderous when it comes to changing processes.

For some more on this topic, see mastodon.sdf.org/@khm/10784553

@khm Interesting thread. These things always rub me the wrong way as I'm self taught. Organizations that put these sorts of requirements up miss out on some of the most passionate and experienced technical people you can find. But looks like I'm preaching to the choir.

@bolapara Two of the best engineers I ever worked for didn't have degrees (and one of them never made it to high school). Furthermore there's not really an "IT Engineering" degree anyway; this job is hands-on as hell. I hope to have the stupid requirements removed soon, but I can't hold off on hiring while these discussions happen.

@khm I'm not in the target group for this, but I'm curious as to why you're listing requirements and responsibilities, but not benefits. 🤔​

@pilum the requirements and responsibilities are unique to the job, but the benefits are generally consistent and outlined here pnnl.gov/benefits-compensation

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