What to look for in a AutoCAD programmer?

My company is looking to hire a guy for AutoCAD development and automation. i have used AutoCAD since version 2.1 in the late 80's, however my programing skills are limited. My company has asked me to help with writing a job description and a add for the position, and i am asking for help here. I know they need to be fluent in VBA and vlisp, but is there other requirement that should be highlighted? other skills that are important? we hope to not only automoate autoCAD internally but also to have it comunicate with a SQL Database. any and all help apreciated. links certainly welcome. thanks to everyone in advance.

Asked By: Rick - 7/31/2007
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You might want to focus on other things than autocad. For example, some knowledge of basic engineering is going to be very helpful. Another thing to concider is writing skills. Sooner or later documentation is going to have to be generated. Most importantly, this individual is going to have to be able to work as a... More
Answered By: Roger S - 7/31/2007
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maybe back up a bit here... More
Answered By: BMS - 7/31/2007
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