Technical Interviewing 101 | A Panel Discussion on Nailing Your Interview
Thursday, August 10th @ 6:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
460 King Street West Enter through the glass doors on Spadina
Refer a friend to join BrainStation and you will both receive $40 in workshop credits!
Planning to interview for a technical role? Whether you’re a Computer Science student or grad, training to become a Developer or Software Engineer, or you’re a Hiring Manager looking to hire for technical roles, join us Thursday, August 10th for an in-depth discussion on preparing for and excelling in technical interviews.
You’ve got the skills, but how can you go about showcasing them effectively? Our expert panelists will weigh in on what they look for in applicants, what impresses them the most, and how you can take your skills and stand out from the competition.
What You’ll Learn
How to plan for a technical interview
Steps for building an impressive portfolio
The key traits Hiring Managers look for in technical applicants
Ways to set yourself apart
How to speak effectively and confidently
A look at typical technical interview questions
Intro to whiteboarding questions and how to approach them
What You’ll Get
Intimate discussion and Q&A with some of Canada's leading technologists
A BrainStation notebook & pen for note-taking purposes
Light snacks and refreshments!
*Event is non-refundable and non-transferable.
VP Engineering, INTERSECT
Nahim is the VP of Engineering at INTERSECT, overseeing all product development. He has a proven track record of leading engineering teams to successfully deliver challenging software products for clients such as eBay/Stubhub, Travelocity, and 500px.
Formerly a technical director at INTERSECT, Nahim’s focus has shifted from leading individual teams to managing the entire engineering body. He specializes in crafting world class teams and leveraging processes to increase operational efficiency with an emphasis on quality and longevity.
Senior Talent Manager, HIRED
Lisa Winberg is the Senior Manager of Talent at Hired, the opportunity network that matches outstanding people with the world's most innovative companies. Lisa leads a large team of career coaches who help candidates prepare for interviews everyday and we have helped thousands of candidates navigate their searches. She also works with companies to help them improve their interview processes to be perceived as "employers of choice." Lisa loves nothing more than empowering individuals to reach their personal and professional goals and is on a mission to help everyone find a job that they love!
Senior Director of Engineering, Wave
Ash Christopher is the Senior Director of Engineering at Wave, leading platform and operations engineering on a quest to build Wave’s next generation of financial service products. He has spent his years at Wave focused on problems of scale and sees technology as the means to increase developer productivity and efficiency.
In past careers, Ash rebuilt G Adventures eCommerce website, and developed monitoring, communications and safety systems for oil rigs at Pason.
In addition to exciting challenges at Wave, he recently entered a whole new adventure as a new father.