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Engineering Leader
Years of Experience
3 to 5
Hourly Rate
Fractional or Direct Hire
Missions of Interest
Social Justice & Inequity
Affected by Layoffs
Affected by Layoffs
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Engineering Leader
Joy Dixon is a people-first, innovative, daring, JEDI Leader with strong technical prowess and deep business acumen.  Joy has worked in the tech industry for 20+ years as a people leader, software engineer, technical trainer, and network administrator. Joy holds a Bachelor’s degree in African-American Studies, a Master’s degree in Software Engineering, and several professional certifications in software development and Agile methodologies. In the course of a diverse career, Joy has… - Led and built development teams to deliver engineering excellence in code, collaboration, and commitment all while modeling collective genius and having fun. - Designed and developed applications using several programming languages and in various environments. In addition, she has configured and administered networks for global companies. - Designed and delivered online and in-person, web, animation, and game development courses. - Started a software development training company, Mosaic Presence to expand opportunities, cultivate community, and promote the Mosaic. As a self-described sunflower in a bed of roses, Joy conceives and constructs new paths that inspire innovation and transform cultures. She gives 100%+ to herself, team, and work modeling care, creativity, and excellence. Joy is a courageous communicator whose authenticity and integrity are valued and admired. Along with the above, Joy connects people and ideas in a heartfelt effort to support the success of everyone. Additionally, Joy loves music, animation, women's basketball, the Golden State Warriors, and motorcycles.    Joy lives by the following quote from the world-record-holding Olympic champion and international sports icon, Wilma Rudolph: "'I can't' are two words that have never been in my vocabulary. I believe in me more than anything in this world."
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