Mar 05, 2015 • 6 min read
Software developers are the people behind the apps you love. They help you connect with friends via social media, listen to music on your phone, track the miles you run and stay connected with your team. At TeamSnap, they’re the folks who build features and make things work for our customers.
Developers (or devs) are in high demand, and more people are looking to get into this world to work on exciting new products. For those looking to break into the exciting world of software development, we hope this story and advice can give inspiration. (Meanwhile, be sure to check out the amazing jobs available at TeamSnap.)
A few days ago we got this awesome note from a candidate who was looking to become a Junior Developer. It checked all the right boxes for us: passion, curiosity, drive and a touch of humor:
Rather than give him one answer, we asked a number of our developers to weigh in and offer advice. Here is what our technology lead had to say:
And here’s the advice from four developers who have walked this path, starting as entry-level Junior Developers and flourishing at TeamSnap: