Bao Phan is one of the longest-standing developers here at Gossamer Threads, having lent his Perl experience to large portions of our software suite, as well as countless development projects over the years. Although Bao’s been part of the Gossamer family for over a decade, his story’s about more than Perl development or his contributions to this company…
It’s been a while since we got up close and personal with one of our fellow Gossamer Threadians on the blog to find out a bit more about them and what they do around the office, so allow us to introduce Sydney, one of our web designers who’s been here at the office for about a year and a half.
We asked one of our co-op students, Mike Wu, to give us both a glimpse into life at Gossamer Threads as a relative newcomer, as well as what his work as a Quality Assurance Analyst entails. What follows is a story of bugs, barbecue and Big Two…
Name: Orlando Vazquez
Reason for being: just another Perl hacker
Quote to live by: Safety third!
We’ve had plenty of new faces join the Gossamer ranks in the past year, so we thought it was high time to do another one of our employee profiles!
Early speculation that Orlando was taller than yours truly turned out to be nothing but slander on the part of the office’s usual gossipers (*coughTarrincough*), but either way, there are now at least two gangly dudes in the office who love heavy metal.
Welcome the second of our ongoing employee profiles series, featuring the incomparable Michael (Don’t call him Mike)!
You may recognize Michael from previous blog post photos as the only person with a consistently stone-cold expression on his face. “Smiling is for ze weak”, he explains.