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Other What do you do for a living thread

Discussion in 'General' started by Craig_T, 5 Mar 2015.

  1. Craig_T

    Craig_T What's a Dremel?

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    So there seem to be lots of threads, what have you bought, what have you seen etc but I haven't seen one for what do you do for a living... Has that been your only line of work, or have you varied and changed through different careers?

    I'll start it off, I am a Third Line Wintel Engineer.
     
  2. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    I'm pretty sure this thread has been done before,

    Anyway I've earned my money by working for it anyway I could, instead of coming out of university and expecting a prime job to handed to me
     
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  3. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Bit tech moderator. The pay is shocking, and my colleagues are a nightmare. Don't even get me started on the clients.
     
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  4. badders

    badders Neuken in de Keuken

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    IT Support Operations Manager checking in

    Edit: previously, was a Radar Field Engineer, then an Electricians mate on the London Underground refurb project, then a 1st/2nd level Global Websites Analyst, and then a 2nd level Dispatch tech.

    Fairly varied, but all engineering-y and/or technical.
     
  5. mansueto

    mansueto Too broke to mod

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    Unemployed, actively looking. Fix computers when I can for some spare cash.

    Plans for my future: Haven't had any success finding a relevant job in my field. Friend is getting me an interview for a maternity leave opening for 9 months to 1 year. If that works out, great, if not, I'm looking for any part-time work, or full time teller. Might try getting in at the bottom of a bank and working my way internally into an IT / analyst position.
     
  6. play_boy_2000

    play_boy_2000 It was funny when I was 12

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    Done a variety of stuff from IT deskside support though to telecom network analyst.

    Bit the bullet two years ago and decided (read: couldn't advance any further) to buy a really expensive piece of paper, which I'll get in about 7 weeks.

    I was fairly optimistic until the price of oil went to sh|t and the economy in Alberta (I :heart: oilsands!) seems to be going down the tubes with it.
     
  7. Scroome

    Scroome Minimodder

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    I'm a Business/Change analyst - Contracting for various entities.

    Mostly financial institutions
     
  8. panda_uk

    panda_uk What's a Dremel?

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    Tolerance tester
     
  9. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy 4 8 15 16 23 42

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    Prison Officer
     
  10. Atomic

    Atomic Gerwaff

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    Windows SysAdmin, specialising in SCCM/OM/VMM, HyperV, AD & PowerShell
     
  11. GaryP

    GaryP RIP Tel

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    Pimp
     
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  12. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    Don't work due to mental illness. How my partner puts up with me on my bad days is beyond me.
     
  13. Tichinde

    Tichinde Minimodder

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    SAN Consultant (upgrade from a SAN Analyst last year :) )
     
  14. Isitari

    Isitari Minimodder

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    Teacher of Astronomy and Physics
     
  15. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    Student, in my final year, looking to either:
    • Become a Graduate Systems Design Engineer, working in the nuclear sector, doing some programming, simulation and hardware design as far as I can tell.
    • Become a Graduate Network Engineer, mainly dealing with designing networks for companies
    • Start a PhD which would be a continuation of my current project, looking at real time video super resolution using FPGA to accelerate the processing.
     
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  16. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    Final year medical student (graduate entry) in London. Just been told today that I'll be starting work in Wales this August, pending finals in April.
     
  17. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Second line IT support. Which where we are basically means you do everything from password resets to hardware/software roll outs testing and networking.

    Amusing when we have dedicated 1st line, 3rd line Wintel, NCC and Project teams.
     
  18. Pieface

    Pieface Modder

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    Work as an energy advisor at the moment for the council. The plan is to move down to London and work in either the renewable energy sector, or sustainable consultancy.
     
  19. Shirty

    Shirty W*nker! Super Moderator

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    Serial killer/IT analyst.

    The latter pays better, but it's less.... red.
     
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  20. silk186

    silk186 Derp

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    Support Working
    Teachers Assistant in University
    PhD researcher
     

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