What Working At Packback Has Been Like
On April 9th, 2014, just over 5 years ago at 18 years old, I set out on a journey of curiosity that has changed my life. That day I accepted an offer to join the fledgling startup Packback as a summer software engineering intern (back when Packback did textbook rental). I’ve been here for about five years now, first as an intern and the most recent 3.5 of them working full-time, now as a Senior Site Reliability Engineer. Getting to this point was not easy, nor did I foresee ever having this title when I first joined, partly because I would have no idea with a person with my title would do. So, I figured it’s time to explain what this person does.
Sidenote: if you don’t know what Packback does today (hint: it’s not textbooks anymore), go check out our new website first!
Success never comes on a straight line. I’ve been broke. Terrified. Excited. Rewarded. But every step of the way I...
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