Industry Seminar Series 2021: Discovery Tech Talk – Marcus Kourie & Verosha Pillay
You are cordially invited to the 2021 industry seminar series. Join us for this week-long career fair where Discovery will be talking about career opportunities at their organization.
On Thursday 9 September, MARCUS KOURIE, Mobile Software Development Manager(Discovery – Digital Channels), will be talking on the topic:
THE WORLD OF AGILE AND DEVOPS IN INDUSTRY
An overview of how Agile and DevOps has changed the way large organisations deliver technology to their users on a daily basis.
MARCUS KOURIE – Mobile Software Development Manager (Discovery – Digital Channels) “Experienced software development manager with a proven track record in building highly scalable and available applications for multiple blue-chip companies across financial and healthcare services. Marcus has advised and led internal teams within many companies including Discovery Limited (SA), Lloyd’s banking group (UK), Publicis Sapient (UK), Tilney Bestinvest Asset Management (UK), Zava (UK) and Google (UK), on their various applications from greenfield beginnings to fully operational applications serving millions of people. His roots are grounded firmly in the whole software-development lifecycle as a hands-on software engineer and technical leader.”
VEROSHA PILLAY, Junior Business Systems Analyst, will be talking on the topic:
CAREER JOURNEY AND EXPERIENCE SINCE GRADUATING FROM UKZN
Verosha Pillay is a UKZN Westville Graduate who completed her Masters Degree (2019), Honours Degree (2018) and Undergraduate Degree (2017) in Computer Science from the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science. She is currently a Junior Business Systems Analyst