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Over the past couple of weeks, I have been on the lookout for an internship/full time position. I am taking a break from my PhD and have been looking out for a job. My effort into preparation went primarily into being able to demonstrate my ability as someone who could understand and build systems that scale. I dont mean applications. I mean systems. I am yet to really accept an offer and work at any of these places. So, at this point I have little to show that these jobs really were as systemsy as they claimed to be. Nevertheless, I have not found much content on the Internet that says much about how one can develop a good understanding of building computer systems. One would think that this is a must-have skill in the era of the Internet and Big Data.

Here are some pointers that have helped me find these jobs. Read More »