This blog is based on a conversation between Tejal Bhatt, our Marketing Lead, and Jigar Shah, who is one of our senior #TechnicalLeads. This is the blog where we delve deep into the remarkable journey of growth and learning at Tntra. Read this blog as we share Jigar’s transformation from a trainee to a Technical Lead and uncover his invaluable insights about mentorship, collaboration, and personal growth within our vibrant community. We are sure this blog will inspire you to embark on your tech adventure at Tntra today!

Let us read a heartfelt narrative from Jigar as we delve into his personal and professional growth story!

Jigar: My journey has been nothing short of extraordinary in the bustling world of software development. From my humble beginnings as a trainee to my current role as a Technical Lead, every step of this adventure has been a testament to my passion, perseverance, the unwavering support of those around me, and organizational culture.

The Genesis of My Passion

My journey began with a simple curiosity and a desire to explore the world of development. As a trainee, I was introduced to the intricacies of coding, and with each challenge I encountered, my passion for development grew stronger. During this formative period, I discovered my love for coding and its endless possibilities.

Nurturing My Growth: The Role of Mentors

Central to my evolution within the organization were my mentors, Shardul BHATT and Parth Barot. Their belief in my potential propelled me to strive for more, push beyond my limits, and embrace leadership roles confidently. Their guidance shaped my professional journey and instilled a commitment to supporting and mentoring others within the team.

Fostering Corporate Culture of Learning and Collaboration

As I progressed in my career, I recognized the importance of collaboration and teamwork in achieving success. Alongside peers like Dipak Rathod and Dharmik Salakiya, we embarked on initiatives to provide comprehensive training to our team, fostering a company culture of continuous learning and growth. Together, we laid the foundation for future generations of developers, ensuring that the company culture and values of dedication, innovation, and collaboration were upheld.

The Power of Family and Support

Amidst the challenges and triumphs of my Life at Tntra, the unwavering support of my family has been a constant source of strength. Inspired by my eldest sister, whose career path served as a beacon of inspiration, I found solace and encouragement in the belief of my loved ones. Their support has given me the resilience to navigate the ups and downs of my career with confidence and determination.

Looking Toward the Future

As I reflect on my journey, I do so with gratitude for the opportunities and experiences that have shaped me into the leader I am today. My story serves as a reminder of the transformative power of passion, perseverance, and the support of those who believe in us.

As I continue to grow and evolve in my career, I am inspired by the stories of those who have come before me. With dedication and support, anything is possible, and I am excited to see what the future holds.

Tejal: Being a tech lead has challenges but is also incredibly rewarding. Kindly narrate your experience here.

Jigar: I’ve spent 4 years of my career at Tntra and love many things about my role and the company. Firstly, as a technical lead, I get the chance to support my team members in reaching their goals. I make it a point to understand what each person on my team strives for and how I can help them achieve it through our project work.

The company is supportive, whether it’s work-life balance, professional shift, or something personal. Plus, there’s a strong culture of knowledge-sharing among the team members.

In terms of skills, my role here has helped me grow my technical abilities. Tntra encourages us to stay informed and engaged beyond just our professional expertise.

Tejal: I’m curious about the skills beyond the technical expertise needed for the technical lead role. Could you shed some light on that?

Jigar: As you transition into a Tech Lead position, you’ll find that understanding and supporting your team members become crucial. Additionally, strong planning and facilitation abilities and accountability and delegation skills are vital for success in this role.

Tejal: What advice would you offer to those looking to kickstart their career in software development?

Jigar: Dive in and get some hands-on coding experience. Consider contributing to open-source projects as a way to hone your skills. And most importantly, don’t let any stereotypes about the image of IT deter you. Software development is a highly creative process, with room for everyone to thrive.

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