Spring is here and in full bloom. Those of you who are still clinging to winter might disagree, but the seasons have definitely turned to show us the warm and sunny days ahead.
At Ping, the first warm-up of the year makes us think of one thing--planting seeds. Not the literal, dirt-under-the-fingernails kind of seeds. But the seeds that'll take root and grow into an amazing and fulfilling career at Ping Identity.
Over the next month, we'll be featuring Q&A responses by a diverse group of some of our people--the people who seeded their careers at Ping and we proudly call PingIdentians. Through their candid responses, you'll get a good sense of what it's like to work at Ping. And maybe you'll want to plant your own career here as well.
This week, we feature Fanny Wong. As a Junior Software Quality Engineer for our PingFederate server, she's on the front lines of making sure that our flagship federation server is meeting the needs of our customers across the globe.
What was your background prior to joining Ping? Prior to joining Ping Identity, I was a Jr. Software Test Engineer at Rx Networks, a mobile positioning technology company.
What was your first position at Ping? When I first started at Ping Identity, I was a Software Quality Engineer intern on the PingFederate server team.
What is your current position at Ping? I'm a Jr. Software Quality Engineer for PingFederate, our federation server that provides identity management, web single sign-on and API security for customers, partners, and employees.
What has been the biggest surprise about your career path at Ping? The wonderful people I work with daily are incredibly supportive. This has helped me in developing both technical and soft skills relevant to moving up in my career path.
What are your career expectations? Having the opportunity to further develop skills to advance in my profession while working for a first-class software organization that recognizes work-life balance and having fun at the same time!
Do you feel Ping allows its employees the opportunity to grow? I definitely feel Ping gives ample opportunities for their employees to grow. Your opinions and ideas are always respected and taken into consideration, regardless of your position.
Join us next week as we highlight one of our outstanding corporate account managers, and you'll get a glimpse into career life at Ping from a sales perspective. In the meantime, make sure to take a look at our open positions. Ping is always looking out for talented software engineers to join our team up in the beautiful city of Vancouver. But you'll find a treasure trove of career-changing careers that are sure to spark your interest.