As I alluded to about three years ago, I went quiet on this blog when I was employed at Gemcom. I’m now actively looking for a new job and free to be more public.
I was laid-off as part of a worldwide reduction in the Gemcom (renamed Dassault Systemes GEOVIA) workforce, unable to comment on the percentage size. I’ll miss working on the Surpac team.
As we had our wonderful New Zealand holiday scheduled in October, looking for work in the interim was chancy so I spent my time writing my book, Getting Started with LevelDB as I just mentioned in the previous post.
In the interim, I’m working on a range of iOS apps. I’m scratching a few itches in the process and rounding out my resume but expect to be going back into technical c++ programming. If the job search process drags on for a few months I may have enough convincing stuff on the app store to get a job in iOS programming. The book impresses people but doesn’t count enough to get me hired without the magic litmus test of real apps on the store. Continue reading