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YESSENIA FIGUEROA

Careers - Yessenia’s Story
 Unafraid of Change
Yessenia’s Story
Unafraid of Change
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.
Careers - What Yessenia Does
 Software Engineer, Back-end/Mobile Development
What Yessenia Does
Software Engineer, Back-end/Mobile Development
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.
 
 
“As soon as I walked through the doors here, it was love at first sight. I feel a real connection with my co-workers.”
 
“As soon as I walked through the doors here, it was love at first sight. I feel a real connection with my co-workers.”
 
 
“We have a such a strong group here—we make a really great team. The collaborative atmosphere makes it fun to get up and go to work each morning.”
 
“We have a such a strong group here—we make a really great team. The collaborative atmosphere makes it fun to get up and go to work each morning.”