We’re back this week with another, Meet the Team Monday blog post. We hope you are enjoying this ‘Meet the Team’ series. We really value our talented team here at Zymplify, which we’re actually expanding at the minute. You can check out our Careers page here.

This week we are chatting to some of our Tech team. These guys are the backbone of our company, and they work tirelessly to constantly update and improve our product. If you would like to see our platform for yourself, you can sign up for a no-obligation, 14-day free trial here.

This week, we’re chatting to Conor, Aaron and Jonny. 

Zymplify developer

One of our talented developers, Conor.

 

What is your position at Zymplify? 
Software Developer
How long have you worked here?
8 months
What does a typical day at Zymplify involve? 

Programming, managing cloud infrastructure, googling things, planning, emails, calls, meetings. Not in any particular order.

How/Why did you get into Software Development – whatever is applicable to you? 
My late ICT teacher Mr Rice inspired me to get into programming. I initially tinkered with Codecademy’s free JavaScript course around 2012. My placement with Transpoco in Dublin in 2015-2016 made me realise I want to pursue this as a career.
What did you study at university?
BSc Computing with Placement
What do you enjoy the most about your job? 
Problem-solving. 🙂
What’s the most challenging part?
Problem-solving. 🙁
What kind of skills do you think you need to succeed in Software Development?
I believe soft skills such as perseverance, curiosity, persistence & creativity in software development eventually lead to the hard skills required to succeed.

Quick Fire Questions – pick one or the other: 

Chocolate or Crisps?
Chocolate. Crisps if there’s dip though.
Wine or beer? 
Beer. Wine is stinking.
Summer or Winter?
Winter – to swag out the layers.
Facebook or Instagram?
The gram
iOS or Android?
iOS
New clothes or new phone? 
Threads
Football or Rugby?
Neither, both trash.
Online shopping or shopping in a store? 
Online. I be clicking the button.
Housecoat or dressing gown?
Dressing gown
Tea or Coffee?

Hmmmm. Difficult question. Coffee in the mornings. Tea in the evenings.

 

Zymplify developer, Aaron.

Zymplify developer, Aaron.

What is your position at Zymplify? 
Software Developer

How long have you worked here? 
A year and a half.

What does a typical day at Zymplify involve? 
There is always support issues to look at first thing in the morning, along with fixing bugs. Then I move onto enhancements and new development for the rest of the day.

How/Why did you get into Computing?
I did well in ICT when I was in high school so I decided to go further with it and study it at University.

What did you study at university? 
Computing science.

What do you enjoy the most about your job? 
I love working with SQL.

What’s the most challenging part? 
Learning new languages.

What kind of skills do you think you need to succeed in Digital Marketing? 
Marketing Skills of the digital variety.

Quick Fire Questions – pick one or the other: 

Chocolate or Crisps? 
BOTH

Wine or beer? 
Vodka

Summer or Winter? 
Winter

Facebook or Instagram?
Facebook

iOS or Android?
iOS

New clothes or new phone? 
New Clothes

Football or Rugby? 
Neither

Online shopping or shopping in a store? 
Shopping in a store

Housecoat or dressing gown?
Neither

Tea or Coffee? 
Tea

Zymplify Developer, Jonny.

Zymplify Developer, Jonny.

 

What is your position at Zymplify?
Software Developer.
How long have you worked here? 
4 years.
What does a typical day at Zymplify involve?
Fixing any high priority issues and developing new features.

How/Why did you get into Computing?
I have always had an interest in working with computers.
What did you study at university?
Computing.
What do you enjoy the most about your job?
Improving older pages to perform better.
What’s the most challenging part?
Fixing issues that are hard to replicate.
What kind of skills do you think you need to succeed in Digital Marketing?
Not sure

Quick Fire Questions – pick one or the other:

Chocolate or Crisps?
Crisps

Wine or beer?
Beer
Summer or Winter?
Winter
Facebook or Instagram?
Facebook
iOS or Android?
Android
New clothes or new phone?
New phone
Football or Rugby?
Neither
Online shopping or shopping in a store?
Online shopping
Housecoat or dressing gown?
Dressing gown
Tea or Coffee?
Neither

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