Kickstart Your New Career: Software Engineering

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Kickstart Your New Career: Software Engineering | Dallas

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About this event

There's no better time to break into software engineering than now. Over the past few years, some of the biggest technology companies have made Singapore a key node in its operations. Social media giant Facebook is opening its first S$1.38 billion Asian data centre in our little red dot while Google’s third data centre for their next billion users is on the cards. Southeast Asia’s own unicorns have also made Singapore their staging ground to grow their operations. Grab, the region’s largest ride-hailing platform, decided to relocate its headquarters to Singapore in 2014. E-commerce giant Lazada also chose Singapore as its group’s headquarters.

And with the booming tech landscape comes the surge in demand for software engineering talents to power these tech machines. Some 50,000 ICT jobs are expected to be created in Singapore in the next few years, adding to the pool of some 180,000 ICT professionals currently hired here; and many of these jobs will be created by some of the biggest tech giants in the world.

Whether you’re entering the workforce or looking for a career switch, becoming a software engineer is definitely within your grasp—as long as you’re willing to put in the hard work. This event is where we will reveal everything you need to know about what it takes to get your foot in the door and how to get hired as a software engineer.

Come along and hear from our experts who work on softwares day in day out. They will be sharing the lowdowns on their decisions to step into the world of coding, how they used their new skills to transition their career or level-up in their current role, the opportunities and hiring process for software engineers and much more!

Takeaways

In this session, we will cover:

  • The current landscape of software engineering and available opportunities
  • Possible career paths and roles in software engineering
  • Skills required to land a job in software engineering
  • Misconceptions about software engineers
  • Useful resources and materials for aspiring software engineers

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