“It’s exciting to be involved and launch a new B2B service from scratch, and it’s also interesting to design and build systems that can reliably handle and operate high volumes of traffic as we expand into global markets.”
Leo, a member of our backend development team at MOCA System, loves a challenge. We recently interviewed him as part of our employee spotlight series, bringing MOCA’s backend to the foreground.
Leo was excited (yes, really) to share his experiences, insights, and what it’s like being part of a dynamic team. So, grab a cup of your favorite beverage, and let’s dive into the world of coding and creativity!
Team Dynamics and Responsibilities
First of all, let’s introduce Leo’s team. They are responsible for providing various APIs and managing data for the services offered by the MOCA System, which include card, device, access, and authorization management. It’s a challenging but incredibly rewarding role that keeps them on their toes.
One of the most exciting aspects of Leo’s work at MOCA is the constant drive for innovation.
“I’m working on a new project to expand into the B2C business based on the experience and skills gained from the existing B2B business centered on shared offices.”
What really gets Leo’s adrenaline pumping is the chance to participate in and launch a brand-new service from the ground up. His team is designing and building a system with a microservice architecture, focusing on performance improvement and scalability to handle large amounts of traffic. This is important when building a product that’s used globally, and it’s a challenge Leo wholeheartedly embraces.
The Appeal of Being a Backend Developer
As a backend developer, Leo finds immense satisfaction in the logical thinking, knowledge growth, and problem-solving that come with the job. The ability to transform ideas into reality through programming and create something valuable for others is truly fulfilling. It’s turning imagination into tangible solutions.
Motivation is key in any profession, and Leo finds it by regularly reminding himself of the reasons and goals behind his work. This clarity helps maintain focus, regardless of external factors, and deliver high-quality code and results. Plus, knowing that his work positively impacts his colleagues is a great motivator in itself.
Why MOCA System Rocks
When we ask Leo about what he likes the most about the MOCA System. He gave us a clear answer.
“The best part is that we have a great group of talented colleagues working on a novel and innovative business model, and we work with autonomy and accountability and have a flat culture with good communication.”
MOCA System isn’t your typical company, and that’s what Leo loves about it. MOCA is growing based on an innovative business model, surrounded by talented colleagues who are equally committed to their shared success. What sets the company apart is a culture of autonomy, responsibility, transparency, and free communication, thanks to the horizontal structure.
More about Leo
Three Words to Describe Me
If I were to describe myself in three words, I’d choose “responsible, proactive, and friendly.” I take my responsibilities seriously, always strive to be proactive in solving problems, and maintain a friendly, open-minded approach to my interactions with colleagues.
Beyond the Code
Outside of work, you might be surprised to learn that I’m an avid player of PUBG Battlegrounds. I’ve been hooked on it for years and even started my own clan at one point. It’s not just a game; it’s a passion that allows me to unwind and connect with others.
Random Facts About Me
Here are a few random tidbits that might pique your interest:
- I can play the acoustic guitar
- I once worked at the same company as BTS (yes, the K-pop sensation!)
- I hold a third-degree black belt in taekwondo.
If I Could Swap Jobs for a Day…
If I could switch roles with anyone at MOCA for a day, I’d choose Jay from the Domestic Sales team. The idea of actively engaging with various customers and partners, understanding their needs, and contributing to our sales efforts sounds incredibly rewarding.
My Go-To Software
In the world of software development, my trusty companion is JetBrains’ WebStorm. It’s my go-to integrated development environment (IDE), helping me craft the magic behind the scenes. Of course, I use a variety of other tools and software to make sure everything runs smoothly.
That’s a glimpse into Leo’s life as a backend developer at MOCA System. It’s a dynamic, challenging, and incredibly rewarding journey that he’s proud to be a part of. Thanks for joining us on this virtual tour, and if you ever find yourself at MOCA, feel free to swing by and say hello to Leo (and us)!