recruitment modjo portrait Mohamed Benzaoui Full Stack Developer

Meeting with Mohamed Benzaoui, Full Stack Developer

Can you introduce yourself?

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My name is Mohamed, I'm 25 years old. I have been a full stack developer for 2 years. I love discovering new dishes and mountain biking.

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Why did you decide to join Modjo?

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Formerly in a large company, I wanted to join an ambitious start-up that develops its own product with new technical challenges. Modjo fits all these criteria perfectly. I was immediately impressed by the product!

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What is it like to work at Modjo on a daily basis?

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It's intense in the best sense of the word! I learn new things every day. It's a real pleasure to work with caring and attentive colleagues: it makes the work easier.

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What is a Full Stack Developer?

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The developer, or dev' for short, is in charge of implementing a system or application: website, software, mobile app, etc. He or she translates a business need into lines of code. They translate a business need into lines of code.

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At Modjo, all developers are full stack, meaning that we work on both the visible part - our web app and our note-taking desktop application - and the invisible part - the API and devOps.

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The dev' works closely with the product team. Developing is not just about releasing lines of code, it is about thinking about a problem and then responding to it by designing a technical solution.

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You need to ensure that your code is reliable, follows good practice and above all is tested to provide the best user experience for your customers.

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What would you say to a candidate to convince them to join Modjo?

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Apply now! You won't regret it! If you don't apply, you risk missing out on a great adventure with an enthusiastic and ambitious team that is constantly striving to outdo itself.

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There are many challenges and you are welcome to help us overcome them.

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How does one become a Dev'?

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There are several ways to become a developer.

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The most classic route is to go to a computer science school or to follow a computer science course at university. There you will learn all the technical basics needed to be a developer.

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But to be a very good dev, you have to have a lot of curiosity, a good capacity for abstraction and simply love what you do.

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It is increasingly common for people to change jobs to become computer scientists.

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For this, online or in-school training can be taken but a great deal of effort is required in parallel and again, as with being a good dev, the same qualities are required.

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Your best memory at Modjo?

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The first fundraising and the subsequent move to the new offices is definitely a (very) good memory.

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I am convinced that every day spent in Modjo contributes to filling my memory book. From time to time, I take a look in the rear-view mirror and see how Modjo is growing like crazy! It's not about to stop.

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Recently we had a seminar. I had a great time!

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Your biggest victory?

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My victories are almost daily: it's every feature that goes into production! As a developer, it is a great pride to see a product that we have built (and sometimes with the help of StackOverflow) satisfy our customers.

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I'm going back to work on my next victory :)

Emma Gaubert
October 26, 2021
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