Working as a developer in the technology services industry provides huge, if underrated, opportunities for career growth and satisfaction. There is a certain attraction to working as a developer within a software product-based company; it stems from hearing the stories of large work campuses, products with millions of users, and large cheques being written by VCs and acquirers. But the developers in the services department of several of these companies are often the unsung heroes in the background who are not always able to tout their own accomplishments.
What is it like to work at Spiria? That question is best answered by Spirians themselves. Five of them talk about what makes Spiria special.
SpiriaÉcolo is a group of Montreal employees working to green Spiria and educate Spirians on environmental and consumption issues, and recycling best practices. Martine has an update on the group’s doings:
Working with new technologies is a stimulating experience, allowing you to chart unknown territory and leave your comfort zone. At Spiria, leaving one’s comfort zone took an unusual twist when a group of employees decided to spend an evening helping to count the number of homeless in Montreal.