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A Day in the Life of a Backend Engineer at Slack

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A Day in the Life of a Backend Engineer at Slack
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Slack’s backend engineering teams are focused on improving performance and reliability. Come see how.

✨ Are you passionate about product roadmaps and feature building? Watch our event with Slack, a Salesforce company and the digital HQ for business.

  • 🔎 Jump inside the day-to-day of a Slack backend engineer
  • 💡 Gain insights from team leaders & ICs
  • 📈 Hear the team’s vision for success
  • 🌻 Learn about Slack’s values
  • 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT - PowerToFly Kickoff
  • 3:05 PM ET / 12:05 PM PT - Welcome Address from Mica Alaniz, Engineering Manager
  • 3:15 PM ET / 12:15 PM PT - Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A featuring:
  • 3:55 PM ET / 12:55 PM PT - Closing Remarks
  • 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT - Breakout Sessions
  • 4:30 PM ET / 1:30 PM PT - Event Concludes

About Slack Technologies, Inc.: Slack, a Salesforce company, is the leading channel-based messaging platform that’s transformed business communication. From Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, millions of people worldwide use Slack to connect their teams, unify their systems, and drive their business forward. Slack is where work happens.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run platform that works with companies to identify skilled professionals for networking and recruiting opportunities. Over the past few years, we’ve produced 1,500+ events across the world with brands like Facebook, Spotify, Microsoft, and Deloitte, resulting in countless hires.

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Meet The Speakers

Seiyifa Tawari
Seiyifa Tawari
Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Seiyifa joined the team in April of 2022 and works in the Authorization and Authentication space of the core platform, ensuring that users can securely and easily access Slack.

Nupur Goyal
Nupur Goyal
Staff Software Engineer

Nupur has worked at Slack in the San Francisco Bay Area as Staff Software Engineer for over four years now. She's enjoyed turns at Pandora, eBay and Cisco. Nupur has established herself as a true technical leader.

Mica Alaniz
Mica Alaniz
Engineering Manager

Mica is always centered on team growth, knowledge-sharing, advocacy and community relations. She joined Slack early in 2022 and previously worked for the Democratic National Committee.

Youny Kuang
Youny Kuang
Engineering Manager

Youny joined the Slack team in 2020 as Senior Software Engineer before rising to Engineering Manager. Prior career stops include Samsara, GRAIL, Inc. and Cisco Meraki.