I believe that it is important to treat your work as more than just a job. Having been fascinated by technology for as long as I can remember, I'm always excited to dive into the next technology I discover.
I dream big, and work hard to find myself one step closer to my goals each and every day. I treat having to overcome obstacles as a fact of life, and try hard to keep myself motivated every day.
I consider human interaction crucial to more than just at work. In fact, it is a core aspect of our day to day lives. I find working in groups extremely valuable, and take every chance I get to explore the same ideas through other peoples' eyes.
After careful consideration, I enrolled into the Software Systems program at Simon Fraser University. The program takes the core subset of general Computer Science degrees and adds courses strictly relevant to Software Engineering via a hands on approach.
During the summer of 2014, I completed my first co op term at Microsoft. At Microsoft, I had a chance to gain my first real world experience working as a Software Developer. I had a chance to work on automation software for Xbox platforms using C#, Xbox Application Kit and Visual Studio 2012.
In October of 2016, I completed my undergraduate studies at Simon Fraser University. I was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Software Systems by the Faculty of Applied Sciences, along with a Co-op Certificate of Completion for acquiring 12 months of industry experience.
HERE Technologies is the leading provider in map data across the world. At HERE, I worked as a Software Engineer on the HERE Mobile SDK using native cross-platform mobile development via C++, Java and Objective-C on Android and iOS. Unlike my previous experiences, I had a chance to work directly with key customers to help them integrate our technologies in their businesses as seamlessly as possible.
xMatters simplifies incident management for companies by providing an intuitive SaaS solution. At xMatters, I am working primarily on backend technologies using Java and Spring Boot with some emphasis on frontend web development using GWT and React.