Why Every Software Developer Should Work Solo

“Won’t you be bored?” asked Kevin. He couldn’t believe that I’d be leaving a team of 15-20 engineers developing software for Caterpillar’s equipment to writing a quoting application of a manufacturer in Omaha.  Not only that, but I’d basically be by myself.  The only one working on the app, and one of 3 developers (the ...

What is a Software Engineer — Writes code

We expect a lot when we interview people for open developer positions.  We want to find someone who is interested in coding, constantly learning and reasonably up-to-date on technology.  However, we also know that interviews are a stressful experience, and developers aren’t always the most sociable people.  As a result we try to ease into our ...

What is a Software Engineer

Over the past few months, I’ve been having an on-going conversation with a coworker about what makes someone a good software engineer.  What actually prompted the conversation was the mix of backgrounds that other members of our team have. We have developers with computer science degrees, electrical engineering degrees, no degrees, and probably a few ...