AboutFinancial data specialist with a multi-national insurance company.
SkillsSql, linux, SSIS, Qlik
Joined devRant on 7/20/2017
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To all people attending technical interviews.
If the job spec asks for a specific toolset (SQL server and ssis in this case), small hint.
Mention the fucking tools in your answers to questions!4
Not shouting and yelling at the client. Something along the lines of:
"The data has changed because of a mapping table chance you fucking signed off last fucking November!
And no I can't provide data that's not in the source system - which orifice exactly would you like me to get it from?!?"
#sigh# much better....
Swear to God I've changed the type definition of the same variable (in SSIS) three times already.
Microsoft has a worse memory than me!
Read a blog post at work yesterday from the company head of IT security. Line 1:
As part of our company policy we enforce the use of usernames and passwords, known as two factor authentication. However we also need to ensure.....
Stopped listening at this point as I hit Google to confirm the definition of two factor auth.
Nope I'm not loosing my mind, the blog post is insane....1
Started a new role as a single handed Dev/analyst in a small company. Discovered by predecessor had left no handover notes on his (unnecessarily complex) weekly reports, or indeed on the table structure of any of the systems.
The three weeks into the role the managing director gets sent to prison!
I left...... quickly.1