We believe in good corporate citizenship.

We give back to the community in a number of ways, including sponsoring meetups and conferences, charitable giving, and volunteering.

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    In 2021 we are reviving our apprenticeship program, with a goal of bringing three promising Junior-level developers up to the skill level needed for the kind of work we do.

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    MicroGrants and Donations

    Our latest community program is the COVID SLAM; other programs from the recent past include $10k to Black-led organizations in 2020 and the Baltimore Women in Tech Micro Grant program which ran in 2017 and 2018.

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    Volunteering

    SmartLogic team members contribute to a number of initiatives as volunteers, including co-organizing Baltimore Tracks, open source development, contributing to civic hack events like Hack Baltimore, and in-person volunteering at events like the Hour of Code.

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    Conferences

    We attend, present at, and sponsor a number of national and regional tech events including ElixirConf, RESTFest, and ChainReact. Starting in June 2021, we're hosting the first ever Elixir Wizards |> Conference.

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    Open Source

    We’re committed to open source; we only use open source technologies in our applications.

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    Local Events

    We’ve been sponsoring meetups in Baltimore since 2010; we sponsored 73 events in 2018 alone.

Developer Apprentice Program 2021: Midway Update

How time flies! In September 2021 SmartLogic kicked off its second Developer Apprentice Program, welcoming Rachel Kahtan and Bilal Hankins to the team. Now we’re halfway through the program and a lot has changed.

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Photo from a team checkin with our Apprentices