Wondering what a job as a Software Developer at Exchange Solutions is like? Doing tonnes of research on Exchange Solutions but still wondering about our people and our culture? We’ll do you one better! Meet Ricardo, one of our Java Developers …
Ricardo has been here with us at Exchange Solutions for just under a year now.
Q: Ricardo, what does your job at Exchange Solutions as a software developer look like and what do you like about it?
Ricardo: What I particularly like about working here at Exchange Solutions is that I haven’t stopped learning new things. Due to the different types of project requirements, there is always something new to learn, and I love learning. I am also a people person, so getting to design and implement technical solutions, allows me to work and coordinate with many different stakeholders – other developers, architects, business networks, quality assurance, operations staff, etc. It’s great!
Q: What do you think you bring to the Exchange Solutions family to add value to the team?
Ricardo: I have several years of experience in Java and various aspects of web development, and I am also familiar with agile software development. So here at Exchange Solutions I get to add value to the team by using/applying this experience to the things that I enjoy doing: designing and implementing solutions, having software architecture discussions, learning, problem solving, and providing help and guidance to other developers.
Q: What challenges you on a daily basis in your role?
Ricardo: Since projects have such a wide range of requirements, you are always learning new things, finding more innovative ways to solve problems, architecting, and also because there’s a range of people across the organization and within different teams that I need to interact with, communicating effectively is very important. Never a dull moment for me, that’s the type of work environment that I like.
Q: What about the culture at Exchange Solutions, how would you describe that?
Ricardo: It’s a very friendly, very familial environment with great facilities that includes a pool table and a Wii console, plus it’s in a great downtown location. I love it!
Q: What advice would you have for anyone considering joining Exchange Solutions?
Ricardo: If you’re looking for a great and friendly team within a casual and flexible environment, but one that will fully challenge you to bring your best to work, working alongside colleagues who always bring the same, then you’ve found your second home too.
This is based on a Java Developer currently employed at Exchange Solutions and does not represent a job description for the Software Developer job vacancy.