Backend Software Engineer
I write code that tells computers what to do and how to do it.
Learning / Being Challenged
Day to Day
My day starts with "Standup", where the team and everyone else gives an update of what we did the day before and what we’re doing next. There are some meetings scheduled to discuss current projects, blockers, and make design plans. I allocate part of my day to coding, answering emails, and reading documentation from other projects I can learn from.
Skills & Qualities Beyond School
Communication skills! Learning how to effectively communicate your ideas, provide feedback, receive feedback, and acting like a team player goes a long way.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for high school students
Learn how to code and explore different coding languages. There are tons of tutorials online and for free, be curious about it and give it a try.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took: