Exploring tech career paths with Made Tech

About this event

Recording of the live webinar

Whether you’re looking for a new job, want to progress in your role or thinking about changing careers – each brings its own set of unique challenges. We’ll be exploring these topics and more in our careers-focused webinar hosted by job search platform, hackajob. 

Tune in to hear 3 members of the Made Tech team, all in different roles and stages in their careers share what they’ve learnt so far about working in tech. Tess Barnes, Lead Software Engineer, Sarah Sykes, Designer and Sonia Singh, Senior Delivery Manager will share their insights on:

  • the types of projects you can expect to work on at Made Tech
  • ways of working and soft skills useful for a career change 
  • technical skills to help you in engineering, user-centred design and delivery 
  • career development and growth 

Thinking about joining Made Tech? Come along to find out more about what it’s like from members of the team in their own words.


Tuesday, 9 April 2024


Tess Barnes

Lead Software Engineer

Tess Barnes is a technical stakeholder, coach and lead engineer on strategic and short term tactical projects. She works in and mentors co-located and remote teams and specialises in software and operational projects in the public sector.

Sonia Singh

Senior Delivery Manager

Sonia Singh is a Senior Delivery Manager with experience working in central government and has led on the delivery of many high-profile projects. Sonia thrives in building and fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement as well as creating lasting relationships with teams and clients.

Sarah Sykes


Sarah Sykes is an interaction and service designer at Made Tech. She’s passionate about designing usable and accessible products and services for the public sector. Sarah has a strong background in visual design having made a career change from another design field 2 years ago.

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