This week, Rose went on the record with Ryan Anderson, a back-end engineer who has played an instrumental role on a variety of projects for Scripps Networks Interactive including 2014's major project for Food Network, My Recipe Box. During their conversation, Rose and Ryan discussed the quality of the Perfect Sense Digital coffee supply and the pain of being a fan of the Washington Redskins.
How long have you been working at Perfect Sense?
Just under 3 years.
What has been your favorite project during your time at Perfect Sense?
Probably, "My Recipe Box" for Food Network. I really liked the team I worked with and it was a challenging project.
What do you enjoy about working with Brightspot? How do you think it best benefits our clients?
I really enjoy how Brightspot takes the difficult and tedious parts out of the programming world. I do not have to interact with a database directly, instead I work with different APIs. As for our clients, I think we customize the Brightspot experience to meet each partner's needs.
What is a day like in the life of a software engineer?
Most of my days are consumed with coding and development. Occasionally, I have a meeting to go to, but mostly I am working on my computer.
What is your favorite part about working at Perfect Sense Digital?
The coffee! It's good, it's free, and there is plenty of it.
If you could have any super power, which would you like to have?
Probably, invisibility so I can hide during meetings.
If a movie was produced about your life, who would play you, and why?
Liam Neeson because he is awesome.
What are your favorite sport teams?
It hurts to say out this loud but the Washington Redskins.
What inspired you to become a software engineer?
I don't remember a single moment. I became interested in web development in high school and just stuck with it.
What was the last movie you saw?
Big Hero 6.