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Past Presentations

Leading a Journey to Better Quality

Often managers are tasked with work to help improve teams and the engineering disciplines they follow. Most managers, unfortunately, end up deciding for themselves what practices will work best for the team and start by mandating change. However, a true leader likes to think about how everyone...

Maryam Umar Head Of Quality @thoughtmachine
Applying AI/ML for Trusted Commerce Connections @Facebook Marketplace

Facebook Marketplace is aimed at making buying and selling seamless for people locally within their communities and open up economic opportunity through social commerce. Given that Trust is a key driver of consumer decisions in Commerce, it is important for Facebook to build trust amongst buyers...

Liza Fireman Engineering Manager @Facebook Marketplace Trust & Safety
JS � Character Encodings

Character encodings can be confusing for every developer, providing pitfalls even for the most experienced ones, so a lot of the time we want to end up with something that “just works” without an in-depth understanding of the involved concepts. In this talk, Anna will give an overview...

Anna Henningsen Node.js Developer
Managing Systems in an Age of Dynamic Complexity

Why is it that a single server can often have better uptime than a public cloud service?We used to manage systems. Instead, many of us now write and run dynamic control planes: the systems that run our user-facing systems. We find the dynamic control plane pattern in software-defined networking,...

Laura Nolan Site Reliability Engineer @Slack, Contributor to Seeking SRE, & SRECon Steering Committee
The Good the Bad the Ugly: Making Teams Perform Better

A case study on how a team of engineers and data scientists worked together for a year and became high performing by embracing change, improving day to day practices, breaking the walls between disciplines and overcoming many communication (and other!) challenges together.

Victoria Puscas Engineering Manager - Pricing / Logistics Algorithms @Deliveroo
Maximizing Applications Performance with GraalVM

GraalVM is a high-performance virtual machine offering new optimizations for individual languages and seamless interoperability for polyglot applications. One of the interesting features one can get with GraalVM is the freedom to choose between JIT and AOT compilation modes. This way you can...

Alina Yurenko Developer Advocate for GraalVM @Oracle

Interviews

Victoria Puscas Engineering Manager - Pricing / Logistics Algorithms @Deliveroo

The Good the Bad the Ugly: Making Teams Perform Better

What is the focus of your work these days?

I am an Engineering Manager at Deliveroo. I joined the company about 3 years ago as a software engineer and changed roles 2.5 years ago. I look after Logistics Algorithms and Rider Pricing teams at the same time.

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Sonya Moisset Lead Security Engineer @Photobox / Tech Lead @PrideInLondon

Keep Calm and Secure Your CI/CD Pipeline

What is the work that you are doing today?

In my day job, I'm the lead security engineer at Photobox. I'm in charge of application security, cloud security and network security within my team. And for Pride in London, I'm the tech lead and the security manager. I take care of the website and the application, manage a team of fifteen developers and implement features...

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Katy Anton Principal Application Security Consultant @Veracode

Security Vulnerabilities Decomposition

What is the work you're doing today?

Today I work as an application security consultant at Veracode. As part of my job, I help developers and software architects to secure their software. I work with development teams and help them fix correctly the security flaws identified by automated tools, to ensure that they have been remediated in a secure manner.

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Maria Gutierrez Senior Director of Engineering @Intercom

How to Build an Engineering Culture That Focuses on Business Impact

What is the work you're doing today?

I am head of engineering and co-site lead for Intercom London. In collaboration with my product partner, I’m responsible for the programs of work and teams in London. We are one of the three global product and engineering offices at Intercom and closely collaborate with our peers in Dublin and San Francisco. Intercom’s...

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Blanca Garcia-Gil Principal Engineer on data platform @BBC

Beyond the Distributed Monolith: Rearchitecting the Big Data Platform

What are you doing now?

I am a Principal Systems Engineer at the BBC, and within the BBC I work in the area that deals with our personalizations in services. What this means is that when you sign up with an account with the BBC, then you enter all this personalization features and you can get show recommendations, you can follow shows, stay up to date by...

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Sherin Thomas Senior Software Engineer @Lyft

Machine Learning Through Streaming at Lyft

What is the work you are doing today?

I work for a ride sharing company called Lyft. Our mission is to improve people's lives through the world's best transportation. For the last two and a half years, I have been working on the streaming platform team. In the ride sharing world, it is imperative to build the most recent state of the world and take decisions based...

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