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That’s the best decision you can take for starting an engineering career

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20 August 2023

That’s the best decision you can take for starting an engineering career

Moriya knew she’s aiming to be in our Wix Enter program, Gal almost gave up the opportunity and Yair didn’t even think about becoming a developer. Now, after the three of them graduated both university and Wix Enter, they all agree it was their best career move - and share their journey from computer science student to a full-time position at Wix.


Studying computer science is challenging enough, even without practicing what is being studied in the real world or joining a student program. But for Moriya, Yair and Gal, being a part of Wix Enter was the best way to dive into the engineering world and gain the experience they needed for starting their careers.


Wix Enter is not the classic case of a student program. That’s why when they just started, each of them joined a product company and a professional guild and started working on real features while being mentored through the process. They got to learn how we do things here at Wix and to practice our engineering and product methods, they were mentored by our developers and worked closely with them. Getting these responsibilities right at the beginning of their career helped them gain experience and knowledge they wouldn’t have gotten anywhere else - but we’ll let them share more, in their own words:


Yair Dana – Backend developer at eCommerce Platform

Yair Dana – Enter was Just the Beginning

Backend developer at eCommerce Platform

Before becoming a developer, Yair worked at the Israeli Scouts organization. He always had a passion for technology and at 27, decided to pursue a computer science bachelor’s degree, just to see if he’d enjoy it. He quickly understood that this is the path for him - and during his second year applied to Wix Enter. He started as a fullstack developer on our Funnel team and is currently a backend developer on the eCommerce Platform team.


“I really liked that no one assumed I already knew everything - our mentors and colleagues taught us everything, from the most basic information to the coolest hacks. It helped me gain confidence. Besides the amazing learning experience, we get to work on cutting-edge technologies and to be ​​at the forefront of building products for any kind of online business. I feel that that’s the greatest opportunity I could get to start my career. In thinking about my post-graduation life, I know that Wix’s structure can help me grow, develop and learn engineering practices in the most effective way - the fact that Wix is built as small product companies and professional guild allows me to explore new fields and products all the time, face new challenges at scale and suggest my own solutions for our hundreds of millions of users”.



Gal Levy – Backend developer at Wix App Market

Gal Levy – Combining the Best of Both Worlds

Backend developer at Wix App Market

Gal almost didn’t join Wix Enter. With many exams ahead, she wasn't sure about the timing, but her mother convinced her not to pass up the chance to gain real-world work experience. Proving her wisdom, Gal listened and now, after graduating from Wix Enter and university, has transitioned to a full-time backend developer in our App Market team.




“It’s super challenging combining a computer science degree and Wix Enter - but it was the smartest decision I made for my career. There’s a lot to learn when starting your first job, and at Wix Enter you get to learn and practice things that will help later on in your career: Scala, TDD, microservices, going to production, working with Git, experiments & monitoring, to name a few. As a bonus, I got to do it in a group, with other computer science students - which makes it much more fun! After 2 years at Wix, I can say that growing and curiosity are part of our culture and that Wix does a lot to ensure employees are happy and develop professionally. In short, always listen to your mom :)”.



Moria Tzubara –  Backend developer at Wix Server group

Moria Tzubara – Practice Makes Perfect

Backend developer at Wix Server group


Moria was always eager to start working in the tech industry. Hungry for knowledge and experience, she joined the Wix Enter program while studying for a computer science degree at Lev Academic Center, and has been a backend developer in our Server guild ever since. A few months ago, she finished her studies - and transitioned into a full-time position in our DevEx group.




“I liked that Wix was a software company - it was important for me to join a company that’s advanced. I felt like I discovered a whole new world. It’s not only about writing clean code and taking part in code review, but everything around it: thinking about all the scenarios and covering them all. These are the types of things that you don’t think about when you’re a student in university, but learn only when you start working. This program enabled me to be surrounded by super talented and nice people who are always willing to help out, so I really got to learn from the best”.


Feel like you can be a great fit for one of our product groups? Don’t hesitate to explore our career opportunities and apply for your next challenge >> https://careers.wix.com/





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