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REAL ROLE MODEL


Robyn Brewer
Product Owner
Sainsburys
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I act as a bridge between the business and the development team. I gather requirements from the business and work out the best way we can deliver value to solve their problems. I then work with the development team to build these features by acting as the voice of the business, answering questions they may have and prioritising the order of things the team works on

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Communication
  • Problem solving and analytical thinking
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Building a website that lets external businesses order products with us

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I studied Maths at the university of Sheffield before joining the Sainsbury's graduate scheme

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I joined D&T on one of my graduate placements and never left!

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

It's a brilliant area and can cover so many different topics which is great if you're not sure exactly what area you want to go into and its always changing so there's always more things to learn!


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