From Lines of Code to Leading Teams

Jonathan McAlister Software Engineering Manager - Applied Systems

On this episode of Code Bytes, Stephen is joined by Jonathan McAlister, Software Engineering Manager at Applied Systems. 

In this episode, Jonny shares insights into the early challenges and pivotal moments that shaped his leadership style, emphasising the importance of mentorship and psychological safety within the team.

Jonny reflects on the integral role of nurturing talent and creating a supportive work environment, which has contributed to exceptional team retention and growth. He also explores the impact of AI in the tech industry, revealing both opportunities and personal reservations about its future role.

Join us as Jonny offers valuable advice for navigating career transitions in tech, fostering effective teams, and the evolving landscape of software development.


About Code Bytes

Code Bytes, hosted by Stephen Turkington, Co-Founder of Search 5.0, is your go-to source for exclusive insights into excelling in the software engineering space.

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