Employee Reflects on Career in IT

Applied Materials' Christi Marrufo shares her career path in the high tech industry in a recent issue of Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Professionals magazine.

In a feature on computer science as a top career field, Christi details her responsibilities as Director of Front End Services, Global Information Services, and speaks to what she enjoys most about working in the IT industry.  Below is an excerpt from the article:

"Once my knack for using technology was discovered, I was provided the opportunity to learn programming and support -- a mix I found perfect to blend my technical acumen and customer-service skills," she relates.  Once Maruffo embarked on a career in the IT industry she never turned back.  "It was an extremely exciting time and I was thrilled to join such a prestigious company as senior manager, global information services," she recalls.  Today Applied Materials, the world's leading semiconductor, flat panel display, and solar photovoltaic equipment maker remains committed to facilitate positive changes through technological innovations.

...I most enjoy the challenge of constant change and learning new technology," She says.  "It's rewarding to contribute to the mission of a company that enables exciting new technology with the potential to improve the future of our planet."

To access the complete article, visit the publication's website, Equal Opportunity Publications.

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