What does the role of a software architect entail, and how can you pursue a successful IT career in today’s fast-evolving work environment? In this episode of the IT Career Energizer Podcast, long-time software architect Mark Richards unpacks the aspects of the architect’s role and discusses why you need soft skills to lead IT teams. Along the way, he shares stories from his own career, offers tips for those just starting out, and discusses why AI and machine learning are among the most exciting, opportunity-providing developments within the industry.
About the Podcast
The IT Career Energizer Podcast shares insights from experts in the IT industry. IT consultant Phil Burgess created and hosts the podcast. Guest Mark Richards is a hands-on software architect involved in the architecture, design and implementation of microservices architectures and other distributed systems in a variety of technologies.