Madeleine Smith

Job:

Software Developer

Company:

Sainsbury's

I write code on Chop Chop - an app which allows Sainsbury's customers to get their groceries within 60 minutes.

I am...
Sporty
Jolly
Mad!
The skills I use most in my job...

Coding

Development

Communication

The most interesting thing I've worked on in my career so far...

Teaching web development through a company called Code First: Girls who are all about encouraging more girls into tech. I loved seeing how much my students progressed and seeing the websites that they created themselves.

What inspired me into digital and tech...

Getting involved in the Code First: Girls community and talking to lots of other women who were bossing it in the tech world.

My educational background is...

I have always been interested in technology though mainly studied maths and science at school. After I finished school I became a software developer as I loved building things and found it really fun and rewarding.

What advice I'd give to girls thinking about a career in digital and tech...

Definitely go for it! There are loads of fun and creative jobs in tech waiting to be discovered.

Job type tags:

Analysis Business and strategy Data and information Development Problem-solving and developing solutions

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