The dirtiest IT jobs

Posted on Saturday, Apr 11 2009 @ 09:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Following last year's list of the 7 dirtiest jobs in the IT industry, InfoWorld has published a followup with even dirtier IT jobs. You can check it out over here, below is a small snip:
Dirty IT job No. 4: Zombie console monkey
Wanted: Individuals with low self-esteem and high boredom threshold willing to spend long hours poring over server logs and watching blinking lights on a network console.

This job title combines two of the most onerous yet often necessary tasks ever assigned to an IT grunt: analyzing system logs and monitoring network operations, says Lawrence Imeish, a principal consultant for IT services provider Dimension Data.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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