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Fiona H
Software Engineer
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WHAT DO YOU DO?

I develop, support and maintain software, both as an engineer and as a team lead. I also maintain and fix the development environments the applications are run on.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • system administration tools
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Having joined on a graduate scheme I have had the opportunity to lead on several projects and create unique solutions to difficult problems for customers.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I studied Mathematics at university, before joining a graduate scheme that converted STEM graduates into Software Engineers.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I've always been fascinated with computers and the software that we use on a day to day basis. Being able to use my skills to help create something that can help others in their day to day work, is why I wanted to get into Software Engineering.

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

Don't just think about the obvious path, there are many paths to the same goal.


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