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Friday, September 6 • 10:15am - 11:00am
From Jr. to Rock Star: Accelerating The Growth of Your New Software Career

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Whether you're coming from college, a coding bootcamp, or self-teaching, starting a new career in software development is a daunting proposition. There’s so much to learn. Everyone around you seems to be an industry titan with infinitely more knowledge than you. Even more daunting, perhaps, is the task of building that new career and advancing from being a Jr. developer to one of your company's rock stars.

In this session we will discuss some of the challenges we face, the more common pitfalls that ensnare us, and some of the tips and tricks that will help us do more than survive. We will take a hands-on look at some of the most commonly used tools and technologies that will make you more efficient and effective so that you can increase your contribution to your team/company.

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German Portillo

Senior Software Engineer, National Association of Insurance Commissioners
German Portillo ("Herman") spent the first 15 years of my professional career in Christian Ministry. Having always loved technology (and being complete nerd at heart), in 2014 he enrolled at Centriq Training, a coding boot camp in Kansas City that prepares students to launch a new... Read More →

Friday September 6, 2019 10:15am - 11:00am CDT
Windsor I-II