Rising Stars of Extentia
Raviprakash, The Quick Learner
In my personal life, I’d say I’m both a foodie and an explorer. Hence, I love trying different cuisines and discovering roads that lead to places that are new to me. I hope in what comes next in my journey at Extentia – I keep exploring new paths that lead to more learning and growth!"
Nikita, The Multitalented Coder
In my free time, I like doing many things, dancing being one of my top favorites – the reason why I terribly missed performing at this year’s annual party, an Extentia event that is particularly close to my heart. I also love to play badminton, doodle, and try my hand at handicraft, when not working and dancing that is! It’s been two years being a part of the Extentia family and I excitedly look forward to keeping experiencing the magic in the time to come!”
Kalpesh, The Sporty Techie
“I joined Extentia almost a year ago and what a journey it has been! The constant appreciation and support from my seniors is what keeps me going and allows me to be at my productive best. Be it the challenges that I face and handle during the projects I work on or the shift from a product-based project to a service-based one, the opportunities I get here to challenge myself are enormous. I feel I am learning every day! In my current project, I got a chance to not only spearhead it but also to share my knowledge with the new team members as well as to train them on the criticalities of the project – something that encourages me and provides me with the cushion of confidence to take up new tasks and give my best shot each time.
When not working, I love to travel, play cricket, and watch web series! Having spent only a year at Extentia, I excitedly look forward to exploring all the opportunities that are in store for me and to heaps of learnings along the way!”
Sayli, The Creative Coder
“From being a fresher in the company, back in 2017 to independently handling tasks on projects, I’d say I have come a long way! Extentia has been a great platform for me to discover my strengths, capabilities, and weaknesses – always pushing me to Do More. Be More! From .NET to databases including SQL CLRs, Azure functions, Angular JS, and a little bit of React JS too – I have had opportunities to familiarize myself with and even master multiple technologies – something that I consider as a stepping stone in my career! Work has been my constant source of satisfaction and which in turn brings me happiness and automatically keeps me motivated to learn and grow.
When not working, I like to unwind myself through colors and stories – by using bold hues in my paintings and reading classic novels and plays. During the past year of working from home, I also developed an interest in solving different variations of Rubik’s cubes – a great exercise for my mind! With 4 years of experience and memories galore, I look forward to the time to come, confident of one thing that I will continue to learn more and grow with Extentia!”
Swapnil, The Tech Biker
“I joined Extentia in 2016 as a fresher and the past 5 years have been an out-an-out learning experience that has contributed to my growth – both professionally and personally. I started my career at Extentia with the basic knowledge of .NET and got to learn Angular JS and contribute to backend and UI tasks – getting exposure to areas otherwise unfamiliar to me. I have also gained knowledge in a range of tech including .NET Core, MS SQL, Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, third-party API Integration, and Script Integration. At Extentia, I get to constantly challenge myself and in turn, expand my horizons – be it learning new tech or conducting knowledge sharing sessions for my fellow Extentians. I’d say, with the right attitude, it’s only onward and upward for a fresher at Extentia.
Apart from work, I’m passionate about bikes – not only riding bikes, but I also possess a keen interest as well as experience in working on bike performance, electrical and accessories upgrades, and more. I look forward to continuing to learn and grow at and with Extentia as well as to sharing knowledge in the realms of the tech that I work on and all things bikes with the like-minded!”
Komal, The Constant Learner
“I joined Extentia in 2014 as a QA trainee and later switched to .NET development. Always curious to learn more since the beginning, I used to go through the official documentation of the technology to learn new skills and got the opportunity to implement them on the job to sharpen them. I have also always received guidance from my seniors which has helped me enhance my skills and quality of work. I believe in always challenging myself with new tasks and trying to reach a level where I can independently come up with accurate solutions to any problem statement given to me. I would say, my journey of around 7 years at Extentia has been a fulfilling transition from being a trainee to leading a project team.
Apart from my professional skills, I also get ample opportunities here to develop myself on a personal level – including the ability to sail through my personal challenges with constant support and encouragement from Extentia. When not working, I like spending time with my 2-year old daughter, practicing yoga to stay fit, creating DIY decors, and trying new recipes.”
Akbar, The Tech-Explorer
“I joined Extentia as a fresher in 2019 and working here has been an experience like no other for me. Right from the beginning, I had the liberty to explore and choose the technology that I wanted to work on – I started with iOS mobile development and also learnt the SAP technology. From gaining a working knowledge of AR, VR, and machine learning to creating a chatbot and achieving certification in Python – I did it all within 2.5 years. Now, for me, this qualifies for an exhilarating journey! Extentia is not just a company, it’s a family, a small one for us in Bengaluru. I particularly love the approach of openness and forward-thinking that helps us move quickly.
I know that if tomorrow, I want to explore a new area in technology, I can go to my seniors and they will encourage me to learn it – that’s the sort of confidence they give us, something that’s extremely conducive to an individual’s growth. What works the best for me is the fact that here, we are never forced to work in one domain, there’s a culture of learning that boosts everyone to expand their horizons. Taking a cue from my seniors, I also keep myself open to helping my juniors explore and learn more!”
Priyanka, The Problem-Solver
“My journey at Extentia has been smooth sailing. Ever since my first project, I have never felt burdened to meet unrealistic deadlines or to cope with issues that are likely to be associated with corporates. I get ample creative liberty and the opportunity to put my unbridled thinking to work, especially in the proposals that we build at Extentia – the part of my work that I enjoy the most! In my role, I also get to work on client projects that allows me to interact with people with varied skills, something that adds to my learnings that in turn help me grow as a professional as well as a human. Though I got only a couple of months to meet my fellow Extentians in person, as the 2020 lockdown was imposed soon after my joining, it has been a great working experience even in the remote setup. My current team that started as a 9-member squad with only one girl that was me is now a mighty 21-member force that personifies teamwork! From sharing my love for gardening with the company via online employee engagement initiatives to meeting deadlines while working in a completely online mode – I say, it has all been totally worth it!”
Pranay, The Vibe Seeker
“In my not-so-long but an extremely fulfilling journey at Extentia, I have got an opportunity to work in multiple diverse teams – both within Extentia as well as at the client site. From building a hybrid application for Android and iOS to getting a hang of Typescript and learning the mighty tool that JIRA is – getting exposure to a variety of tech continues to help me grow as a software professional. Apart from tech, I have also learnt to function in a process-oriented setup – a learning that I’m sure to use at all stages in my career. One area that I would like to excel in the future is leading a team – mentoring and guiding my juniors, utilizing all that I have learnt from my seniors in a great deal. Being someone who enjoys interacting with people, I totally love the vibe that all the Extentia Friday Reboots and XPL activities exude – my personal favorite being X24 – Extentia’s annual hackathon that I got to be a part of right at the beginning of my journey at Extentia. From writing lines of code to following a dress code – I would say I have never felt forced, something that makes my entire experience of working and growing with Extentia exceptionally rewarding!”