Some Opportunities at ServiceMesh – QA Engineers, Flex Developers, and Support Engineers!

ServiceMesh is looking for QA Engineers, Flex Developers, and Support Engineers! If you are on the hunt, or know anyone interested please send them this way! Don’t be shy. πŸ™‚ Also, another local outfit,Β MaxPoint Interactive, is growing their talented team and looking for engineers with skills/interest in big data (hadoop), high performance web based systems […]

Ride to Auckland, Wendy’s for Dinner, Got Fourth at the Poker Tournament, Toga Party, Crazy Hectic Night at Globe Bar – Auckland, New Zealand (Day 36) (September 21, 2009)

Today began like many of the days before it: waking up in a room full of strangers, packing a bag, and waiting for the bus to go to a new place. Today we were heading to Auckland and Auckland meant it was time to find a job, a place to stay, and start settling in. […]

Ride to Taupo, Card Games with Friends, Got Second at the Poker Tourney, Another Pretty Chill Night – Taupo, New Zealand (Day 35) (September 20, 2009)

Got up early and got my stuff together. The bus leaves Wellington at 8 AM from YHA which is a short walk from Base. The ride to Taupo is a long one. I think I spent most of the time resting and browsing the web on the smartphone. Eventually we got to Taupo and got […]

Long Day on the Road, All Blacks Game Day in Wellington, Grocery Shopping, Calm Night, Rest – Wellington, New Zealand (Day 34) (September 19, 2009)

Today was pretty laid back. I got up early, ate some breakfast, took a shower, and packed my gear. Eventually the bus came and we all piled on. Our destination was Wellington which is around a 250 km ride according to Google Maps. The journey takes some time though because you have to get a […]

Status Update

72 days since the last post. Thought I should put something up here. Some milestones: ~14 months back in the United States of America ~13 months with ServiceMesh ~a few trail runs done, 1 Marathon done, commuting by bicycle ~pretty boring, focused on work and personal studies Current activities: I’m currently focused on activities at […]

Breakfast, Pack up, Internet time, Took Some Pictures of The Jailhouse, Booked a Ride to Kaikoura, Bummed a Ride to the Bus stop, Japanese Lunch, Library, Internet Cafe, Late Arrival, Super Quiet Night – Kaikoura, New Zealand (Day 33) (September 18, 2009)

Today Mikey and I split up in different directions. Mikey was keen on exploring Christchurch and heading south and I was keen on heading north. Think I had a standard breakfast of a banana, an orange, and some instant coffee. Afterwards, I found a bus ticket headed north to Kaikoura. Could have taken the Kiwi […]

Breakfast, Pack up, 3 Hour Session at Hanmer Springs, Groceries, Lunch, Drive to Christchurch, Check-in to Jailhouse Accommodation, Laundry, Chinese Takeaway, Internet Time, Relaxed Night – Christchurch, New Zealand (Day 32) (September 17, 2009)

It was a cold night, but we stayed warm inside the minivan. Mikey had a series of blankets and I had a sleeping bag. I reckon it was pretty foul, but you can’t tell after you’ve been in it so long. We got a breakfast in and packed the van. The Top 10 Holiday Park […]