Kicker – Impossibly high experience expectations


MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: IBM is looking to fill a software developer position in India. But it’s likely to remain vacant for years to come. That’s because currently … literally no one on the planet is qualified to fill the position in question. 

The tech giant posted a job seeking a developer with at least 12 “years experience Kubernetes administration and management.”

Kubernetes is a program that helps developers organize, scale and deliver computer applications.  

The problem is, Google developed and released Kubernetes in 2014, six years ago. 

So … it will take IBM at least six more years to find a candidate with 12 years of experience with the software. 

See, even computer geniuses make math mistakes!

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The logo for IBM appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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