Code @ Hootsuite

Behind the Scenes at Hootsuite: the technology, the challenges, the people

Sophia Castellarin

Sophia (1)

  • Studying Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo (2018)
  • Spent 4 months at Hootsuite (January – May 2016)
  • Joined our Operations Team
  • Worked with AWS, Terraform, Python
  • Connect with me on LinkedIn



Her Key Contributions

  • Created notification engine for maintenance events
  • Contributed to Terraform stacks for parts of the External API
  • Terraforming the VPC networking stack

In Her Words

Coming from a Development background, Operations was a whole new world for me. I sought out an internship in Ops to get a better understanding of what happens once code gets deployed. Being part of the Ops team at Hootsuite was an amazing experience. Not only did I get to finally learn what happens in Ops, but I got to work with a great team. Having gone through this experience I feel I have become a better developer (and gained more empathy for ops!).

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