I had never dreamt of a career in technology. It’s been an exciting journey as I’ve explored the world of software development, from zero skills to a full time developer at ITV.

Taking my first steps into tech

Technology had never been talked about as a career possibility when I was growing up. Like most young adults fresh out of uni, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I had an Economics degree but I knew I didn’t want to be an economist. It was only after working in a bar and a couple of admin jobs, I landed a role at ITV in the Broadcast Operations Connectivity team. My role was responsible for managing the delivery of live programmes, ensuring certain technical standards are met and helping keep ITV on air. …

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