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  1. Learning to lead

    21 February, 2020

    Things I've learnt since becoming a Principal Engineer At Tes, a Principal Engineer looks after one or more teams of engineers with the aim of helping the individuals grow and to enable the team to work together to develop and support our services. Principal Engineers across Tes Engineering meet every week and are "responsible for the overall health of the engineering team". Read more about our…

  2. An introduction to AWS Lambda

    19 February, 2020

    Phil, a Senior Engineer at Tes, gave a great introduction to AWS Lambdas during our weekly knowledge sharing session. These hour long sessions are meant for Tes Engineers only, but this session contained a lot of useful information that I'm sure is relevant for people outside of Tes as well. In his talk, Phil gives a brief introduction to AWS Lambdas and shows some use cases. He also goes into the…

  3. Mentoring for Growth

    10 February, 2020

    Mentoring is essential to how we work at Tes engineering. Let's take a look at at the value of mentoring and ways you can structure a mentor chat. A mentor offers help in these key areas: πŸ‘‚ Be a person to speak to and listen πŸ‘ Offer support and comfort in times of stress 🧭 Help people navigate the organisation πŸ‹πŸ»β€ Help people grow capability πŸŽ† Celebrate success! Why be a mentor Being a…

  4. James Mundie

    04 February, 2020

    Everybody, meet James! He is an Associate Engineer at Tes who loves to climb mountains in his free time. He is also a recent career changer. Learn all about him, his background and his exotic travels in this interview. Hi James! Thanks for agreeing to do this interview. To get started, could you tell us a bit about your background?__ My career started in a very different industry. After uni I…

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