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Deborah is a Software Engineer who has been at HomeStars since January 2020. Her secret talent is that she can finish a 300-page novel in one day! Her favourite piece of HomeStars advice has been “to not be scared to make changes, because even if you fail, you learn from it.” Deborah’s ideal teammate is someone who is willing to learn, shares their expertise, and is respectful. If that sounds like you, read on to learn more about Deborah!
What is your role at HomeStars?
As a software engineer, I help build new features and support existing ones to ensure we are matching the right service pros to homeowners service requests.
What makes you excited to come to work every day?
I love the work I do and the fact that I get to contribute to help make people’s lives better. I also get to work and learn from amazing and smart teammates. Lastly, I love the Homestars culture and values.
What has your career progression been like at HomeStars so far?
I’ve been able to improve my technical and soft skills. Some of the new technologies I’ve learnt include service-oriented architecture, evented systems and geospatial mapping.
One of my goals was to learn how to build services that interact with each other and I’m glad that I’m able to learn and see it being implemented as part of our tech.
What are 5 hashtags that describe you?
#hardworking #focused #introvert #committed #familyoriented
As a child what was your dream job?
As a child, I wanted to be a medical doctor but fate had other plans for me. I’m happy and fulfilled with my current career choice.
If you were an animal, which one would you be and why?
If I were an animal, I would say a Dove because they are easy-going, amiable and a symbol of peace.
If you want to join Deborah on the Engineering team or see our other openings, be sure to check out our careers page. We can’t wait to hear from you!