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Maximizing opportunities in Tech

Maximizing opportunities in Tech

I implore my audience to think trajectory, NOT the destination.

Youtube: https://youtu.be/EWHUCHs7v-0
Socials: https://twitter.com/NdagiStanley/status/1552303909183672321

I break the talk down into:

- Variables: Roles in tech, Opportunities, and Tips
- Constants: Value, Process, and Skill

Stanley Ndagi

July 27, 2022

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  1. Hello! I am Stanley Ndagi Software Engineer, Technical Writer You

    can find me at: @NdagiStanley www.md.engineer 2
  2. variables Roles in tech Opportunities Tips This talk, what to

    expect constants Value Process Skill 4
  3. SDLC - Software Development Life Cycle 7 1 3 5

    6 4 2 Planning Design and Prototyping Software Testing Feasibility or Requirements of Analysis Software Development Implementation and Integration Operations and Maintenance 7
  4. Roles according SDLC ⬡ Relationship Manager ⬡ Product Manager ⬡

    UI/UX Design ⬡ Software Engineer, Developer ∙ FrontEnd, BackEnd, FullStack, Mobile ⬡ QA (Quality Assurance)/ Testing ⬡ Networking ⬡ Infrastructure - SRE ⬡ Security & Fraud 8
  5. Opportunities ⬡ Location Silicon Valley ⬡ Industry FinTech, EdTech ⬡

    Technology Web, Embedded, Blockchain SAP, Wordpress 10
  6. Tips ⬡ Searching tips ∙ LinkedIN ∙ Job boards ∙

    Career pages ⬡ Interviewing tips ⬡ Salary, Perks, Fee negotiation ⬡ Leveraging for Career progression ⬡ Upskilling tips ∙ Courses ∙ Certifications 12
  7. Venture Capital Advisor Value 14 Pharmacy Technician Web Developer Intern

    Software Engineer/ Core Maintainer Principal Developer Advocate Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer TV Series Technical Consultant
  8. Process 16 DISCOVERY SDLC Business value FOUNDATION Heads down Fundamental

    Skills Hard skills Soft Skills UPSKILL Tools of trade ENTRY PIVOT

    subjects Opinionated study Business value - Job - indie hacker Being 10x Growth Interest Basic deliverables Tooling Individual Contributor People Manager PIVOT: TW CAREER GROWTH 1ST JOB: SWE 4TH PROJECT, POST-UNI UNIVERSITY PIVOT
  10. 21st century skills KNOWLEDGE - Know & Understand SKILLS -

    How to use the knowledge CHARACTER - Behave and Engage 18
  11. Credits Special thanks to all the people who made and

    released these awesome resources for free: ⬡ Presentation template by SlidesCarnival ⬡ Photographs by Unsplash 21