Recording for Career Roadmap in Software Development

Topic: Career Roadmap in Software Development
Start Time : Jul 21, 2020 at 06:00 PM

Meeting Recording:

  • 0:00:00 Welcome Slides
  • 0:05:25 Traits to have as a Developer
  • 0:11:40 Join a Tech Communities in Jamaica
  • 0:13:30 Career Roadmap
  • 0:16:55 1st Panellist Intro - Oswald Smith
    • Background on Software Development
    • Projects built by Oswald such as the
      • Light Bill Tracker App
      • Google Transit for JUTC Bus Routes
  • 0:19:00 2nd Panellist Intro - Tremaine Buchanan
    • Background on Software Development
    • Importance of certifications and degree in Software Development
  • 0:21:18 3rd Panellist Intro - Gavin Dennis
    • Background on Cyber Security
    • Certifications in Cyber Security
    • Importance of certifications in cybersecurity vs certifications in software development
    • Disclaimer and demystify the steps for becoming Ethical Hacking
  • 0:29:30 4th Panellist Intro - Akil Aikman
    • Background on Software Development
  • 0:33:00 5th Panellist Into - Deandrew Moore
    • Background on Software Development
  • 0:35:00 Open Discussion
    • Importance of certifications and degrees
    • Getting started as a software development
    • Recommended courses and learning materials
    • How to gain experience and exposure to software development.
    • Building an online portfolio of projects and accomplishments
    • Getting hired as a software developer
    • Software development is not about technology, it is about the value that is added.
    • Tips and resume building for interviews
    • 1:00:00 - Security as a part of Software Development
    • 1:17:00 - Roadmap for transitioning into Software Development
    • 1:38:15 - Current landscape of the tech industry and what is needed for exponential growth.
  • 1:54:30 Feedback from the Audience
  • 2:03:15 Upcoming Virtual Events