Do you love to play Magic The Gathering? (Renton, WA) (Job Posting)

This came up in my google alerts today, and applying Drools to computer games is something I’ve always wanted to see happen 🙂 If anyone gets the contract, you can be sure the Drools team will be available to you for direct free mentoring – actually I insist on it 🙂

Do you love to play Magic The Gathering? (Renton, WA)

Date: 2009-08-06, 4:44PM PDT
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Do you love to play Magic The Gathering and have experience with technology?

We are looking for a consultant to provide an initial assessment of the applicability of rules and constraint based programming to the on-line version of the game Magic: The Gathering.

The initial engagement is for one to two weeks and the bulk of the work can be done remotely with flexible hours.

Mandatory qualifications are as follows:

1. At least 3 years of Magic: The Gathering play experience.

2. Active user of Magic: The Gathering Online

3. A Pro Tour Level Player or certified Magic Judge

4. At least 3 years of rule based programming experience in at least two of the following tools:
a)Eclipse Rules/ Oracle Policy Automation
d)Corticon Rules
e)BizTalk Rules
f)JBoss Rules
g)Art Enterprise
h)OPS 83
i)ILog/IBM Rules

5. A theoretical understanding of the Rete algorithm and other rule processing optimizations

6. Experience with all of the following:
a)Natural or domain language rule expression
b)Programming language rule expression
c)Visual rule editing and diagramming

Most of the work can be done remotely, however some on-site meetings will be required. Estimate of 20-80 hours of total work over two weeks, could be an on-going need if you like the work

If you are interested in applying, please send me your current word.doc resume and let me know a good time to give you a call.

* Location: Renton, WA
* Compensation: Competitive
* Telecommuting is ok.
* This is a part-time job.
* This is a contract job.
* Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
* Please, no phone calls about this job!
* Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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