Let’s talk remote work. If you could choose anywhere to live while working remotely, where would you choose? How about Orlando, Florida?
Meet Robert Pittman, a Core10 Software Engineer, based in Orlando, Florida. When Robert was looking for a new role over a year ago, he knew he wanted to join a remote team that would provide him the opportunity to remain in Florida. We certainly don’t find any fault in this! We are thrilled that remote work opened the opportunity for Robert to join the Core10 team.
“Robert is an excellent engineer and someone I will always want on my team. He exemplifies many of our core values here at Core10. He is always on the lookout for the best way to solve any problem and speaks up to ensure we are following best practices. He never shies away from a tough task and is eager to share his knowledge with the rest of our team.”
-Alison Brandt, Engineering Manager
We’re excited for you to get to know Robert. Read on to learn more about this exceptional member of our team.
What is your role at Core10?
I’m a Software Engineer.
How long have you been with Core10?
I've been working for Core10 for about one year and 5 months now.
How did you hear about Core10?
I heard about Core10 from a recruiter when finishing up a project in Florida and looking for a remote long-term position where growth was certainly inevitable.
Why did you choose to work at Core10?
What did you do before joining the team?
Before joining the team I was a backend developer. Before my switch to this industry, I was working as a sales representative at Verizon.
Where did you go to school?
I attended Passaic County Community College and Rutgers University.
What did you study?
I studied Computer Science.
What got you interested in a career in software development?
My first high school summer job was working at a computer repair shop. After working with people that loved what they were doing, I instantly fell in love with everything and during college, I chose the one thing I had no problem doing for hours, happy to say that I am still loving it.
What is your favorite project you have worked on at Core10?
My favorite projects I’ve worked on would have to be our ICE Encompass projects and Mesh, our iPaaS solution.
Tell us about your life outside of Core10… Family life? Pets? Hobbies?
I have a fancy pet goldfish that can’t stop eating. My hobbies include finding minor problems around the house and trying my best to fix them even if I have to go to Home Depot for an indefinite amount. I also love playing the piano.
How do you give back to your community?
Every Friday a group of friends and I try to give back to the community by cooking hot meals or sometimes buying cleaning essentials, bags, and Yeti cups and driving to nearby cities of Orlando and Clermont Florida to distribute them to the homeless.
What is something other people find most surprising to learn about you?
That I have the same amount of love for Mac and Windows users.
What is your favorite thing about the place you call home?
I call Florida home. It’s all about the warm weather for me!
Anything else you’d like to share???
I do believe in treating people with so much love that there’s no more room to receive it, and they will give the same love back in the same matter they received.