I MAY have an opportunity to hand off a small/medium project that you might be interested in. My time is simply maxed out, and instead of continuing to be insane and fool myself into thinking I can do it, I want to toss it to someone who might be able to use some work. The customer is in a bit of a bind, and they are very good people. More work might come out of this, I don't know.
If I had to guess, it's likely a 3 month job. It might be less, I don't know.
You must know FORTRAN. It would be very good if you knew something about DEC VMS. If you are interested, please email me. If you are REALLY interested, include something about yourself in terms of credentials. Please expect to have some references checked. Why? Because this customer are good people - they pay their bills on time.
If you are a recruiter with candidates, just don't. It's not worth your time.
I consider programming languages like riding a bike. Once you do it enough, the FORTRAN comes back. If you are currently doing FORTRAN, so much the better.
The opportunity is on the West Coast of the US, and it involves a manufacturing system system that drives a CNC machine. You may need to travel to Mexico to the factory to see things in operation.
I'm not going to kid you - the code base is a mess. Trying to figure out how to get started in it can be painful, but I've been working with the code on and off for 10 years. I will be available for consultation to get you started and to answer questions as they occur.
<italic>You're going to tell me what I want to know, or I'm going to beat you to death in your own house.
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