I mentioned in this post that I got laid off from Metatomix back in October. I just landed a Java/J2EE Software Engineering job at Litle & Co.. I started Monday, but I wanted to wait a few days to “make sure it takes”. But it feels good, I’ve already checked in some code, and have adapted to their pair programming environment. I wrote a bit about them in this post while I was still researching them, and I liked what I found. I already have a taste for their flavor of Kool-Aid, having done Agile and pair programming before, and similar work in similar technologies. This has all the makings of a good, long, run.
Stuff about me
I was Team Lead of a Software Engineering group at Aptima. Been there for about 3½ years. It’s a very cool company in a lot of ways, because there was a lot of scientific researchy stuff going on there. Mostly human factors, performance assessment, training, organizational and team design, modeling, and predictions. My group was the Presentation, Web, and Language Engineering group, so many of my projects required natural language processing, metadata analysis, extraction, and transformation, and web/web service interfaces.Continue reading