In college, Yessenia studied cello performance with aspirations to become a professional musician. But eventually, her growing interest in computer programming became impossible to ignore—so she switched her major. Yessenia joined the company after being contacted by a recruiter who was impressed by her resume. The timing was perfect—after working in government, Yessenia was ready to jump into a commercial enterprise.
Together with her team, Yessenia starts her day by attending a stand-up meeting before completing daily user stories. After catching up with her co-workers over lunch, Yessenia gets ready to tackle more work. Depending on the day, her afternoons might involve participating in a retrospective meeting, team training, or problem-solving a specific issue.