My amazing coworker Sandy wrote this post on the type of skills needed for a Happiness Engineer position. I couldn’t agree more and I highly recommend giving it a read if you’re interested in applying! (Did I mention we’re actively hiring? So if this sounds like you, APPLY!)
Since joining Automattic (and to the annoyance of some people, I’m sure) I tend to go on about how much I enjoy my job and the company itself. I’ve often been asked what it takes and what you need to know to get the job. Especially since I called people to join me in my last post, I thought I would put together my thoughts and some resources which I can point people to or they can hopefully find through searching online as well.
I’m going to go a bit further and not only talk about what you need to do to get the job, but what I think you need to be successful in the Happiness Engineer role at Automattic. Please note that there are a lot of points here and you don’t have to be an expert in all of them to apply, but having a good understanding…
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Sandy and his wife Jen (who just recently became a Happiness Engineer), have been a great help so far to the start of my journey! Jen used to care for my son at her Day-home before she was offered the position. She has definitely inspired me to take the plunge 🙂
I have been researching this company for a few months. I am itching to become a part of the team