Software Engineering Episodes

Aug. 8, 2022

42. Engineering Operations & Glue Work with Shannon Jackson

What is engineering operations and how do you get started? Why should every young professional know what "glue work" is? Meet Shannon Jackson, an Engineering Manager of Engineering Operations at Chime and a former Ruby softwa...

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July 25, 2022

40. How to Become a CTO with James Connor

What does the path from software developer to CTO look like? What skills do you need to take on the role? Learn from James Connor, a social entrepreneur, founder, and fractional CTO. James helps organizations solve their tech...

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June 27, 2022

36. Choosing a Great Coding Bootcamp with Jai Bhagat

How do you choose the perfect coding bootcamp? After graduating bootcamp, how do you find the right job? Jai Bhagat is a UI Engineer working on Nomad, a flexible container orchestrator. He is currently building a free course ...

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March 21, 2022

32. 7 Lessons from a First-Time Tech Lead

What's it like to be a tech lead? What about playing the role for the first time? In this solo episode and the last episode of Season 2, Marisa Hoenig talks about her 5-month experience as a tech lead, from …

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March 7, 2022

31. Learning Through Side Projects with Justin Higgins

Why should you start a side project? How do you come up with new project ideas? Meet Justin Higgins, a software engineer and creative programmer based out of Los Angeles. With over ten years of software development experience...

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Feb. 7, 2022

29. Software Engineer to CEO: Building a Business with Trevor Ewen

What's it like to move from software engineering to business management? Learn from Trevor Ewen, the CEO of Southport Technology Group and Partner at Southport Ventures. With 12 years of experience as a software engineer and ...

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Nov. 29, 2021

24. Mobile Development & Necessary Soft Skills with Tim Bornholdt

What are the unique challenges of building a mobile app? Which soft skills are essential for developers? Learn from Tim Bornholdt, an entrepreneur, developer, and podcaster based out of Minneapolis. Tim is the co-founder and ...

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March 29, 2021

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. Wit...

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March 15, 2021

14. Shaping Your Software Engineering Career with Victoria Kirst

How do you shape a career you love? Why should you pursue software engineering especially if you don't want to sit behind a computer all day? Meet Victoria Kirst, an incoming software engineer at The Browser Company, former s...

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March 1, 2021

13. Intro to Cloud Computing with Joshua "TechDev" Walker

What is cloud computing? How do you get started in tech with no past experience? Meet Joshua "TechDev" Walker, a senior cloud engineer, diversity advocate, and the author of “Venti Fried Chicken." He is also the co-founder of...

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Feb. 15, 2021

11. Freelancing for Small Businesses with Arjun Chopra

What is it like to be a freelancer? How can you help small businesses as a technologist? Learn from Arjun Chopra, a freelance software developer and web designer as the founder of 5848 Studios, a Toronto-based business that p...

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Dec. 7, 2020

2. Mastering the Software Engineering Pipeline with Clayton Lawrence

Finding a job is like a pipeline; it's a series of steps to reach your dream job. How do you master the software engineering job process? How do you write a stellar resume and prepare for technical interviews? Today, Clayton …

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