Jobs in Tech 101
Product development professionals have strong reasoning abilities and enjoy critical thinking. They are curious about how things work and have a tenacity for solving problems. Product developers are voracious learners who enjoy challenging tasks, and they’re not afraid to take on something new.
Software engineers write, edit and test programs and may specialize in a few areas of development, such as networks, operating systems, databases or applications, and each area requires fluency in its own set of computer languages and development environments.
DevOps engineers work with software developers, system operators and other tech staff to oversee code releases. They build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations, and troubleshoot and resolve issues in dev, test and production environments.
Quality assurance engineers are responsible for assessing the quality of specifications and technical design documents in order to ensure timely, relevant and meaningful feedback. They are involved in planning and implementing strategies for quality management and testing.
Product managers define consumer needs and business objectives, translating them into viable, innovative products. They combine business knowledge, technology and design to discover a product that is viable, feasible and usable.
Attend the morning scrum meeting and chat about yesterday's progress and today's goals toward our projects
Check in with my project manager and discuss objectives to accomplish during the next sprint period
With no afternoon meetings, get ready to code
Open and manage several tickets for coding issues that were identified in our project management system.
Polish up our code and close out tickets in our project management system before I head out the door.
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An undergraduate degree in computer science, math, computer engineering, or software engineering is preferred, and a self-taught or intensive bootcamp-taught programming and project experience is a plus.