Welcome Fabian — Senior Java Engineer

As the Backblaze team and products continue to expand we found that we needed more engineers to help us keep up with existing systems and build out news ones (and we’re always hiring, by the way). To help us, we hired Fabian to join our team as a senior java engineer. Let’s learn a bit more about Fabian, shall we?

What is your Backblaze Title?

Senior Java Engineer

Where are you originally from?


What attracted you to Backblaze?

The warm and friendly culture, growth trajectory and the value of the services provided, especially when unexpected disaster happens.

What do you expect to learn while being at Backblaze?

More about infrastructure and code required to provide these services.

Where did you go to school?

MIT for my bachelors and masters degrees and then the University of Texas at Austin for another masters.

What’s your dream job?

Great culture, great growth, the great value provided.

Of what achievements are you most proud of?

Named inventor on 68 issued patents.

Favorite place you’ve traveled?


Favorite food?

I like a variety of food, but probably Caribbean food is my favorite.

Star Trek or Star Wars?


Coke or Pepsi?

Coconut water :)

68 patents is an impressive amount! Congrats Fabian and welcome aboard to the Backblaze team!


About Nicole Gale

Nicole Gale is the Marketing Operations Manager and has been on the Backblaze Marketing team since June 2019. With a degree in journalism, Nicole has helped write articles for our consumers that are just starting out on becoming backup experts and how to best optimize their setup. When she's not writing about how to download your data from social media profiles, she's supporting the Marketing team's operational efforts.