Mercedes Bernard is a senior software engineer with DevMynd in Chicago. She has worked with clients in a wide range of industries including healthcare, performing arts, beverage distribution, pet food, hospitality, luxury consumer goods, and government. In her projects, she values technical know-how, non-technical language, and empathy so her clients and team members feel empowered, comfortable, and heard. She earned her degree in computer science from DePaul University. Outside of work, she tries to unplug and enjoys fiber arts, particularly dyeing wool, spinning yarn, and crocheting.
October 10th, 2018 | 37 mins 58 secs
career, communication, developer, management
How can your company empower your entry-level developers to grow their skills and advance their careers? If you are an entry-level developer, what are skills that are important for growth? Mercedes Bernard, a Senior Software Engineer at DevMynd, joins Tech Done Right to talk about empowering entry-level developers. We talk about giving people scaffolding to support them in owning larger and larger parts of a software process, and how to align your entire company to support growth.