eBay is looking for network heavies...

ryanL ryan.landry at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 02:40:58 UTC 2015

i don't think certs have ruined the industry. bad interviewing and
recruiting, maybe...

asking encyclopedia-type "gotcha" questions are the most inane test of
someone's ability to perform well at the job. i promise you - you didn't
want to work for this person anyways.

got a cert? great. but let's whiteboard a real-world problem and see how
you do. i won't play you into a trap.

On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 7:11 PM Shane Ronan <shane at ronan-online.com> wrote:

> When I was asked the default BGP timers across three different vendor
> platforms as measure of my networking ability during an interview, I
> replied saying I'd look them up if needed them.
> I was told I didn't understand BGP in enough detail, despite being able to
> describe all the steps of BGP session establishment and route exchange.
> Certs have ruined the industry.

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