We sat down with the wonderful Janine Luk, Software Engineer at Avast, to find out some of her 5 Favourite things about…

Working in Tech

  • So many different sub-industries in Tech
  • Easy access to learning materials
  • Education – you don’t always need a degree
  • Flexibility – Option to code remotely
  • Ability to deal with issues in real-tim

Working at Avast

  • Insight into security-focused development
  • Great Tech Stack – (Javascript – Vanilla, React & Node)
  • Cool Perks: Video Games, Ping Pong & Pool Tables
  • Rich in history and knowledge of Security,
  • HQ In Prague – Travel for conferences & events

Things you have learnt

  • Cybersecurity – companies don’t discuss itenough
  • Understanding how to absorb information effectively
  • Software & Hacking (Videos via YouTube)
  • Tech Meet-ups & Webinars
  • How to connect with supportive individuals

Things to do outside work

  • Music, DJ-ing & Dance
  • I play 4 instruments – Piano, Guitar, Bass & Drums!
  • Social focused Hackathons/ Ethical Hacking
  • Being a speaker and host at various events/ Support minority groups in tech
  • Be a part of cool personal or group projects