The Challenge Tech Businesses Face in a Remote World with Marwa Ali Reda
In the latest episode of The Live Series Podcast, Dave had the pleasure of speaking to Marwa Ali Reda.
Marwa is the Software Development Manager for Amazon Web Services in Berlin. Amazon Web Services provide a highly reliable & scalable infrastructure platform in the cloud to hundreds of thousands of business in 190 countries across the world! Marwa has been in software development her entire career, mainly focusing on backend programming languages. She developed her career software development to Development Manager level and has had several very successful roles and now finds herself managing a team of front-end engineers at one of the most recognisable tech brands in the world!
In this episode, they discuss the following topics:
Her journey from a computer science graduate through to a Development Manager
Her experience of being onboarded remotely as a tech leader at AWS
What AWS are doing to keep their staff engaged whilst working remotely
The biggest challenge businesses are facing in a new remote world & what to do to overcome them
Making a transition from managing a backend team to frontend team
Missing the social part of management & the impact that has on management styles
The importance of mentorship and constant learning
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