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Committed to Success: Will Casarin, The Steamoji Team

Will Casarin is a Commit engineer who joined the STEAM educational startup Steamoji earlier this year.

Committed to Success: Sim Brar, Plastiq

Sim Brar is a Commit engineer who joined Plastiq in 2019 as a Principal Software Engineer. We talked to him about his journey.

Committed to Success: Eric Normant, VP Engineering, Plastiq

Eric Normant is the VP of engineering for Plastiq, a bill-pay service for savvy consumers and businesses seeking an edge. We sat down with Eric to hear about what it’s like to work with Commit.

Committed to Success: Hai Hoang, Tech Lead at Planworth

Hai Hoang is a Commit engineer who joined Planworth, an early-stage wealth planning SaaS platform in 2019 as a technical lead. We sat down with him to hear about his journey.

Committed to Success: Clara Tsang, Software Engineer at Procurify

Clara Tsangjoined Commit in 2019 and quickly found a role as a front end developer with Procurify, a rapidly growing Vancouver-based startup in the spend-management software space.

Committed to Success: Tarsem Basraon, Co-founder at Planworth

Planworth is a B2B software-as-a-service wealth planning platform that helps investment advisors provide tax, estate and financial planning guidance to their clients by answering simple questionnaires. Our platform works behind the scenes so advisors have the experience and expertise of a virtual family office at their fingertips.

Expanding the career options of software engineers

We’re Creating a Tailored Learning and Development Program for Entrepreneurial Engineers, and We Need Your Help (Part I)

In my previous posts, I talked about how Commit is dedicated to career growth, not just project work. From the beginning, we knew that if Commit was going to be built properly, we had to have a foundation that not only encouraged, but actually dedicated a certain element of itself to growth and development for each engineer.

What is a Startup Engineer (And How Are They Different From Other Engineers)?

Over the last few months I’ve spoken with a lot of engineers about Commit, and who we’re building it for. Sure, we aim to partner with exciting and promising seed-funded startups to help them get product-market fit faster, but what we’re really passionate about is optimizing our community for experienced, Entrepreneurial Engineers–the kind of folks that early stage startups dream of working with (and want to hire).

The Career Gap for Startup Engineers

In early 2019, I stumbled across a fascinating challenge in the engineering community. Intuitively, I always knew it was there. As an experienced engineer myself who is more suited for the startup experience than the traditional tracks offered, I was well aware of the pain points of my own experience.