For our most recent installment of our “Meet the RocketBuilder” series, we bring you Jon Krouse, Developer. Jon started with RocketBuild in April of 2020. He brings strong Ruby on Rails experience to the team, and also helps keep us all up to speed on the wide world of sports.
Q & A with Jon
Q: What is your role at RocketBuild, and what does it entail?
A: Software Developer. I help the team build apps for our clients.
Q: What do you do for fun?
A: I watch a lot of sports, and I also play video and board games with friends. Gloomhaven is the current game of choice.
Q: What is your current favorite coding language or framework?
A: Ruby on Rails
Q: What’s your favorite local lunch spot?
A: The Dugout on Virginia
Q: What are you super passionate about?
A: The Indy 500 and IndyCar in general
Q: If you had to stay up all night, what drinks and snacks would you need to keep you going?
A: Diet Dr. Pepper and soft pretzels
Q: What got you into your career?
A: I always had an interest in programming when I was growing up. Then I went to The Iron Yard to develop the skills I needed to get into the field.
Q: What’s your current favorite band or artist?
Q: What’s your favorite type of project or client to work with?
A: Web apps, especially those with a lot of data manipulation
Q: Give us a fun fact about yourself:
A: I won a bet with friends for flights and a room in Las Vegas by growing my hair long enough to put in a bun.