March 29, 2021

16. Software Soft Skills & Writing with Lokajit Tikayatray

16. Software Soft Skills & Writing with Lokajit Tikayatray

What soft skills are necessary as a software developer? How can writing in your free time help you advance in your career? Meet Lokajit Tikayatray, an IT Architecture consultant at Dell Technologies from Bangalore, India. With 15 years of experience as a software developer, Lokajit is passionate about helping business users understand requirements, creating optimal solutions, and helping developers implement the best product. In his free time, he writes about software engineering on Medium, helping budding software engineers learn how to succeed in their careers. Several of his articles have gone viral and have been read by thousands of people around the world.

In this episode, we talk about soft skills necessary in software development and the power of having a good attitude. We also dive into the importance of a hobby like writing in helping your career as well as the specifics of what it's like to write on Medium, a platform with tons of technology content.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Medium Bad-Assery Course:
Medium Partner Program:
Confessions of a Public Speaker by Scott Berkun:

Lokajit's Medium Articles

This is Why Software Developers Fail to Succeed in Their Career:
Are Senior Developers Worth Their Place in the Team:
Top 7 Signs of an Inexperienced Programmer:
5 Most Difficult Programming Languages in the World:
How Reciprocity Helps Me Win in My Software Career:

Connect with Lokajit:

LinkedIn: /lokajit-tikayatray-37a59ab
Twitter: @Lokajit
Medium: @lokajit-tikayatray

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