I’m an Agile Team Lead and I’ve worked at Kainos for a year on the MOT Project at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). If you’d told me a year ago I’d be doing this job on such a huge project, I wouldn’t have believed you.
One of the most crucial things about building software is productivity – we want to deliver new features and make it faster and faster to do so. But what about the productivity of the organic side of building software – i.e. the person who works as the developer?
For me, everything started just over 4 years ago. A normal day in work. During the standard process of testing I decided to try something else, to experiment a little bit with more sophisticated tests against our web application...
I’ve been a student most of my life. First in primary school, then at high school and finally - at university. My professional career as a software developer also started as a series of trainings and learning by making mistakes. This was especially true at the beginning of my career at Kainos, where first few weeks meant spending some time on intensive courses – first in Amsterdam and then at home office.
Rapid development and high market demand of Big Data technologies created new job opportunities. Kainos addressed this matter by launching a brand-new initiative – Big Data Academy. Read this post to learn more about our new initiative.