Guide to Software Developer Job Postings

2016-02-12 19:59

Guide to Software Developer Job Postings

What they say... ... and what they mean
"work on cutting edge technology" Do what everyone else is doing.
"a fast paced environment" Your job will be constant firefighting.
"must be a team player" Must not question authority.
"able to work with minimal supervision" You'll be the one we blame when something goes wrong.
"an Agile team" We have daily stand-ups.
" a market leader" Recently started making a profit.
"rockstar developer" You will work very long hours with impossible deadlines.
"we have an urgent need" Our other rockstar just left and no one understands the code.
"dynamic environment" Our leadership keeps changing priorities.
" self-starter" We have no process.
"passionate" Perseveres through regular death marches.