Despite popular myths, you can become a software engineer without a college degree in Computer Science. 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!
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
Disha is an Admissions Producer at General Assembly. She has a history of working within the business development field across various industries and has grown in the same field.
She enjoys the process of conducting a candidate need analysis and matching them with the right course through a consultative approach.
She started her journey with an events company where she also connected C Level executives to the events conducted based on their professional needs. She has worked across the APAC region during her experience. At General Assembly, she is looking forward to guide students take the right path of education which will lead them to their ultimate career goal.
QA Engineer with 3 years of business strategy and 9 years of visual communication background. I believe that technology should be utilise to aid people, and it would bridge the gap between businesses and its people.
Bill is a seasoned software engineer with around 10 years of working experience in the software industry, working for different companies including PayPal, Traveloka, and Ninja Van. As a strong believer in TDD and DDD, he has a great passion for building reliable and extensible software systems, leveraging on technology to provide a seamless experience to the user.
Been working as a Technical Lead since 2017, besides his work as a software engineer, Bill keeps mentoring and coaching younger software engineers to help them do their best, improve and grow.
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