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Working Fast at Internet Scale: A look at how a team within Skype works. We will cover what a typical day is like when dealing with millions of users and how we get code into user’s hands in hours.

By Zoe Nolan: A recovering games developer, who ended up doing video compression for ten years. Spends most days worrying about scaling service to millions of users. Likes agile development, git and Curry.

 

How to Ace your Technical Interview: How does one prep for a technical interview? What type of questions should one ask? Come learn this all at “How to Ace Your Technical Interview” session with Microsoft. From coding on the whiteboard to communicating your passions and ideas, we’ll walk you step by step of what the interview process is like and how best to set yourself up for success.

By Tom Baxter: Tom came to Microsoft straight from earning his BSE in Computer Science 15 years ago. He has worked on every version of the Windows operating system since Windows 2000 as a software engineer. Focusing on system internals, Tom has worked on the fundamentals of quality like Compatibility, Reliability, Security, and Privacy across the codebase, in addition to networking and telemetry features. Tom currently works as an Engineering Manager responsible for Windows 10 Insider feedback, and Windows as a Service.

Day: Monday 19 October

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Location: Lecture Theatre B. 

 

Come along!! Everyone is welcome!!

 

Speaker bio

Working Fast at Internet Scale: A look at how a team within Skype works. We will cover what a typical day is like when dealing with millions of users and how we get code into user’s hands in hours. By Zoe Nolan: A recovering games developer, who ended up doing video compression for ten years. Spends most days worrying about scaling service to millions of users. Likes agile development, git and Curry.

How to Ace your Technical Interview: How does one prep for a technical interview? What type of questions should one ask? Come learn this all at “How to Ace Your Technical Interview” session with Microsoft. From coding on the whiteboard to communicating your passions and ideas, we’ll walk you step by step of what the interview process is like and how best to set yourself up for success. By Tom Baxter: Tom came to Microsoft straight from earning his BSE in Computer Science 15 years ago. He has worked on every version of the Windows operating system since Windows 2000 as a software engineer. Focusing on system internals, Tom has worked on the fundamentals of quality like Compatibility, Reliability, Security, and Privacy across the codebase, in addition to networking and telemetry features. Tom currently works as an Engineering Manager responsible for Windows 10 Insider feedback, and Windows as a Service.

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