Octavia

Job:

Software Engineer

Company:

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I work in a team to create software applications. We analyse our customer's problem, gathering their requirements before designing, implementing and testing a solution.

I am...
Honest
Hardworking
Determined
The skills I use most in my job...

Communication

Design

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

I went on a secondment to a different area of the business where I got to work as data scientist learning completely new skills and applying them in a new environment.

What inspired me into digital and tech...

The growing number of opportunities in the digital & tech sphere

My educational background is...

I studied Maths, Further Maths and Chemistry A-levels at Sixth Form College. Straight from school I started a degree apprenticeship in Software Engineering and I'm now in my final year. I work in the office 4 days a week and spend the rest of my time studying modules such as Data Science, Web Application Security and User Experience.

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

You already have many transferable skills that will be useful in a career in digital and tech, whether you are great at analysing historical sources, constructing a persuasive argument in English or solving mathematical problems.

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Development

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