what's your title
mine -> head of service, business information system @ oil & gas exploration & production comp.
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Gern Blanston: Master of Time, Space and Dimension (Steve Martin)
No its not ...
I'm an owner too ...
Señor Software Engineer
I'm a 'bull goose looney'.
I've had loads: "Senior Architect", "Development Manager" etc. Getting "Senior" in the title makes a big difference until you have it, especially if you've always been referred to as "Junior".
As a title mine has strayed very little from "Software Engineer".
Better than being unemployed...
Senior Systems Engineer
Very ludricous and menacing 'ICT Exploitation Consultant'. If I get my contract renewed this will have to change! Come to think of it I think they had very few applications because of the title.
I always liked Chris Sells' title seen here on his 'business' card:
My business card says "Software Craftsman". Technically I'm the CEO of my firm but I don't like using that as my title.
Eric W. Sink
>mine -> head of service, business information
Senior Applications Engineer
I don't have a firm title, but I introduce myself as "Documentation Manager." Though the title on my business card is "Masked Defender of Justice."
Brent P. Newhall
I like what Isaac Asimov's card read:
Senior Developer - unless i'm at a conference in which case it sometimes morphs into Technical Director, or something like that...
Right now I'm leaning towards "Code Mushroom" - kept in the dark and fed crap all day.
Programmer/Analyst VII -- I have no idea what the seventh level means or why there are so many levels.
HOIC: Head Onion In Charge
These are some great comments and titles. I'm trying to start up a business and my attorney sent paperwork to me with my title being "Manager." Like one of the comments above said, I do feel something is important about my title. I suppose "Owner" is a good official title, but after seeing some of the crack pot titles, I'll have to come up with one of those for my cards too! Thanks!
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