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Caroline Hatwell
Software Engineer
The Co-op
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I work with a team of designers, researchers, delivery managers and product owners to build and maintain products that help our colleagues and customers.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Coding
  • Debugging
  • Understanding problems
  • Understanding how people use software
  • Learning
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

I was part of a type that made a blockchain-based app for supporting property purchases

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I did not study coding at school or university. I learned the very basics of web development when I was 15, and worked for technical companies after university. I attended a software development bootcamp.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

After working with lots of developers, i saw how interesting their work was, and the opportunities that tech offers to build a long and stable career.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

If you like solving problems and making things, software development is a way to have a great career and a lot of fun.


I AM...
PERSONABLE
TALKATIVE
RESOURCEFUL