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Philippa Main
Senior Developer
Auto Trader UK
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I write programs to help people use all the data we get from 2M interactions with our website every day.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Team work
  • Googling
  • Programming
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

I'm excited about being part of the team that is building Auto Trader's big data platform, using cutting-edge technologies and learning new things every day.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I studied Maths at university then got a job programming. I learnt on the job, mostly through mentoring. Now we learn from each other and the internet.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I love to solve puzzles and work with great people.

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

Go for it! There's always something interesting to do and they'll pay you well for it.


I AM...
LOGICAL
KIND
INTERESTED