What should you expect in your first software engineering interview? That depends on the role you’ve applied for! Software engineering jobs tend to fall under two categories: domain-specific or general programming.  If you’re interviewing for a domain-specific role, expect the questions to center around the specific technology you specialize in, such as AWS or cloud […]

On top of commanding an above-average starting salary, software engineers can expect regular opportunities to level up in their careers as they gain experience. While the ladder isn’t as straight and narrow as going from law clerk to making partner, after several years of web development experience, you have the clout to ask for a […]

As the tech industry has continued to boom in recent years, creating exciting jobs that are often coupled with lucrative salaries, it’s no surprise that a growing number of people are making career changes to get in on the action. While some of those transitioning into the tech workforce already have a background in software […]

Full stack developers are among the most sought after professionals in software development. Fluent in both the frontend and backend development of web applications, platforms, and websites, full stack developers are skilled programmers who are also knowledgeable about design principles, user interfaces and user experiences, database architecture, and computational tasks. Because of this valuable set […]

‌As the world continues to depend more on digital environments to get work done, the health of internal networks will increase in importance to company leaders. Many, if not most, of today’s business functions, require a network to operate, whether it be a local area network (LAN) or wireless LAN (WLAN). When these networks experience […]

Programmers are revered in the technical world with programming being a respected profession. Are you one of those who have wondered how to become a programmer? With the world of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence offering lucrative and fulfilling programming jobs, many young folks are pondering over this question. This blog shows you how […]

Two occupations that are often confused in the tech industry are computer science and software engineering. But, while they may be similar in nature and fundamentals, they shouldn’t be used interchangeably. For one, software engineers are professionals who specialize in writing code for computers and digital devices. On the other hand, computer scientists study the […]

Meet Diana Lee, a career coach and mentor for Springboard’s Software Engineering Career Track.  A software engineer moonlighting as a career coach, Diana Lee knows a thing or two about helping people with non-technical backgrounds transition into the tech industry. Becoming a mentor was almost instinctual for Lee—“I came to engineering from a non-traditional path […]