Rob studied electrical computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. While he truly enjoyed working in software, Rob began his career in the Marine Corps, where he served for four years. After returning from deployment in Afghanistan, he came across a friend working at Black Mountain, learned about the company, and interviewed—and the rest is history.
Rob is responsible for over a dozen projects at any given point in time. He spends his time in the beginning of the day working on new software development and testing as it relates to the product and his projects. From there, he conducts client calls and meetings to maintain a project’s direction, ending the day by coordinating tasks with his team members.
“We have a ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality here. Everyone is very open and forthright—even if something goes wrong, you’re empowered to bring it up to the managers, and they’re very open in helping you solve the problem.”
“If you’re interviewing at Black Mountain, be confident. Speak to your abilities, but also, don’t be afraid to speak about areas of improvement. We look for people who are self-aware and honest about their self-evaluations.”