Technical Excellence and Leadership Skills

T15 Overcoming Your Fears as a Developer


3:00pm - 4:15pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Geert van der Cruijsen

Cloud Native Architect


Being a software engineer can be a great job with often cool challenges that brings joy to many. But for many developers either junior or senior there are also many fears. Fear of not being good enough, Fear of not knowing everything about a new technology that your company just embraced, Fear of breaking production and gaining a bad reputation within the company and many other fears.

In this talk Geert will discuss these different fears with you, the developers to see how you can overcome these fears and things like imposter syndrome both from the developer side but also how you and your organization can help your colleagues overcome their fears. Join us for tips and stories from junior to senior developers that should be relatable for your past, present or future.

You will learn:

  • About developers feel more safe on their work
  • Improving developer work safety
  • How to help your colleagues become better developers