What led you to software engineering?
A long winding road, I always enjoyed problem-solving, be it puzzles, broken gizmos, or building/designing new things. I mostly viewed computers and programming as a tool to facilitate my Mechanical Engineering career, but I preferred the problem-solving within the software to be more engaging. One career switch later…
What is your favorite thing about being in software engineering at a startup?
The flexibility to choose the right tool for a given task.
What brought you to CIBO?
CIBO represented a new opportunity to learn and grow in a much more dynamic environment.
What are your primary responsibilities at CIBO?
To help the infrastructure team manage and improve the cloud environment that powers our modeling and software environments.
What do you find the most rewarding about your work here?
It is being able to make changes daily that provide noticeable improvements for all involved.
Travis Barton is an Infrastructure Engineer at CIBO, a science-driven software startup.