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Saved by the Palapa
Tiki themes were in need of some image rehab. Good thing, then, that a group of D.C. priests, imbibing aboard a floating tiki bar while on a retreat in Upstate New York, happened upon a man at risk of drowning last week.
The seminarians reportedly spotted Jimmy McDonald, who’d overturned his kayak and had started struggling in the water. “It was a movement of the Holy Spirit, that’s what I’ll say,” Noah Ismael, a second-year seminarian, later told NBC 4 Washington.
Here’s to getting what you need just in time, especially if it’s on the job hunt.
Movies, music, commerce — seemingly everything except food and drinks and our friends lives in the cloud. That’s why the expert team at cloudtamer.io is helping businesses wrangle their cloud resources, helping prevent tens of thousands of dollars in accounting surprises, protecting against security vulnerabilities, and making sure everything cloud-related runs the way it should. If that sounds good to you — especially the company’s strong emphasis on supporting employees — checkout the openings at cloudtamer.io below.
We won’t tell you how we built Technical.ly’s 10th annual Philly Tech Week (trust us, the details are painfully boring), but know that Guy Raz, host of NPR’s smash hit “How I Built This” and, previously, the TED Radio Hour, will be the keynote speaker at Introduced by Technical.ly on Sept. 25, our daylong conference focused on ideas for building better workplaces. Tickets are $100, and the first 300 registrations will get a signed copy of Raz’s brand-new book shipped to their doorsteps.
Listen up, founders: 1776, the coworking network and business incubator with roots in D.C., is launching a virtual startup accelerator to help entrepreneurs take their companies to the next level. The 10-week program is set to start Oct. 7. Applications are due Sept. 18.
- Ordway is hiring a Full Stack Developer.
- REI Systems, a three-time Washington Post top-workplace winner (but not that REI), is also seeking a Full Stack Developer.
- Evans & Chambers Technology is — surprise — looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer.
- The clouds have parted, with plenty of openings this week at cloudtamer.io. The company in Fulton is hiring an Azure DevOps Engineer.
- If you prefer job titles that sound like something out of a Christopher Nolan movie, cloudtamer.io is also hiring a Cloud Solutions Architect.
- And cloudtamer.io is also looking for a Sales Operations Analyst.
- Lyflinks, the company that sounds like you’ve got bubblegum stuffed in your cheeks, is seeking a React Developer.
- Vectorworks is looking for a Software Engineer (Rust, C++).
- Vectorworks is also hiring a Big Data Engineer (3+ Years). We assume they mean big-data engineer, not a big data-engineer.
- We’ve got dueling openings in Reston for Software Engineers: Megaphone is hiring a Software Engineer.
- And VariQ is looking for a Software Engineer.
- If you like two job titles in one, CAI is hiring a Remote Senior Developer Junior Architect.
- F–k yeah. Graphic Language is looking for a Remote Mid-Level Front-End Responsive Developer. (Pretty sure a non-responsive developer would become a problem?)
- BairesDev is hiring a Remote .NET Developer.
McDonald, the man pulled from Lake George, is apparently a substance abuse counselor and in recovery. “I’ve been sober for seven years,” he told NBC, “and I get saved by a tiki bar.”
Stay safe, tighten those life vests if you’re ever on the water, and good luck out there on the job hunt!
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