Classic Craigslist job listing: VAX VMS/COBOL (St. Louis):
We are a Fortune 1000 company with 60,000 employees globally and 2.5 billion dollars in revenue. We provide software solutions and business consulting to global corporations, using some of the world most sophisticated and advanced technologies.
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Work Experience requirements:
Minimum 5 years programming experience on VAX/ALPHA Machines
Minimum 3 years experience with COBOL/OPEN VMS
Must have hands-on experience in Datatrieve, CMS, COBOL, DCL, RMS and DecForms
Experience with usage of System Service and Run-Time Library Functions on Open VMS
Yeah, the technical recruiter did not even know these things don’t go together.