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Re: NOC Personel Question (Possibly OT)

  • From: Gadi Evron
  • Date: Thu Mar 15 00:32:36 2007

On Thu, 15 Mar 2007, Jeff Kell wrote:
> Jay Hennigan wrote:
> >
> > This is as best I recall a direct quote.  "We don't care.  You can 
> > call yourself Supreme Imperial Grand Poo-Bah if you want as long as 
> > our network stays up."
> Nah, the proper term is "Network Czar" until you get into network 
> security, then you become the "Network Nazi" or the "Firewall Fascist".
> For techs, I've heard "cable stretcher", but you don't breathe a word of 
> it until the fiber splice is verified...

Some of our NOC engineers in my previous position got pretty upset
at how funny I found the term "reboot monkey" when I first discovered it
(a friend visited from the states).

One of the girls knocked me out pretty good. :)