The Muse Software Engineer – What It’s Really Like


Name: Joanne Chevalier

Title: Full-Stack Engineer

How long she’s been at The Muse: 3 years

Tell us about your career journey: How did you end up working as a software engineer?

It all started when I was in high school. I grew up in Ivory Coast, and went to a private French school that offered an optional engineering class. They taught us how to code in Python on a Linux environment. It was the early 2000s and classes like that were not that common then, especially in Africa. I was so passionate about the class that I would code for fun at home.

I got a computer science degree and a Masters in software engineering in France, and started to work as an intern in Paris. After my internship, they hired me as a back-end engineer. After a few…


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