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Re: FW: Tech contact for Qwest?
On Sat, 21 Aug 1999 [email protected] wrote: > Perhaps if we can get the "higher-ups" to stop hiring noc newbies based on > certs and begin hiring based on raw intelligence...then maybe we can get > the overall clue factor back to a reasonable level. That's true I think. Most of the people I ask questions of posess neither a CCIE nor a comp-sci degree. Some do, but not enough to convince me that real-world experience and contact with knowledgeable people isn't a valid "education". How many folks here that consider themselves a "leader" in net ops at their place of employ were formally educated? Charles > On Fri, 20 Aug 1999, Chris Flores wrote: > > That's a fairly strong statement to make. Large telcos/ISPs tend to through > > "newbie" engineers into situations where a experienced or senior engineer > > belongs. Let's face facts - there are not enough IP engineers/technicians to > > fill all the needed positions. Companies need to either have more peer > > review or expect the "clueless" attitude toward customers. No one could > > expect a entry level engineer to handle complex ISP BGP issues when they > > barely understand VLSM/CIDR. The industry is much larger than previous > > years(obvious), thus more entry level engineers. > >