My role involves working with people in organisations and project technical teams when a new system or application is being released. I work with the technical teams to deliver what ideally the system or application should do or help the organisation achieve.
Definitely the projects I’ve worked on at BAE that are Cyber Security related. Being from a retail background these projects have exposed me to new types of technology and areas I had no idea existed and in a new age of cyber threats it’s something that is an area that is ever growing.
I studied Business Systems at university with no interest in a technical career. However in my third year, I chose an IT role. This was my first time exposed to technical projects and I realised my degree was providing me with the correct skills and knowledge to pursue a career.
I realised that digital and technology has a fast pace of change and if I develop skills in this area I could have a long and varied career. As someone that enjoys learning and doing different types of work it was an ideal match.
Keep an open mind, consider what is important to you, and what skills you have naturally. Don’t worry about being a certain type of person or having a specific background because digital and tech is a continuously evolving area that has all types of job roles.