// Mixpanel implementation The Mentoring Club - Mikalai Syty

Hi 👋

I'm a software engineer / engineering manager experienced in building distributed data-intensive systems. Over the past years, I worked on different international teams and contributed to the development of software products in multiple sectors, including Smart Home, Cloud Native IoT, Education, and Logistics.

In my free time, I support newcomers to IT by mentoring, career coaching, and teaching Python at the ReDI School of Digital Integration.

I will be happy to help you with the mentoring topics below!

My Mentoring Topics

  • Career advice, individual coaching
  • Finding your first job in IT
  • Tech and behavioral interview preparation
  • Tech stack: Python, SQL, Data Engineering/Analytics, Backend, Infrastructure, AWS, Azure.
C.
13.November 2022

Hi,

Yesterday, I have had the pleasure meeting with Mikalai. It was truly a great session where I get to learn about how to deal with not having a clear path in software industry, stay focused on where I want to go in Tech Industry, and doing System Design Interviews the right way. Also, he'd helped me with crafting my resume.

Thank you so much, Mikalai. I am grateful and looking forward to speaking with you soon. :)

C.
11.November 2022

I had a fantastic session with Mikalai! We talked about job search and ideas for showcasing projects. We ended with a brief discussion on the tech scene in Berlin and how the size of a company could impact my learnings on the job as an engineer.

Overall, I'm very grateful to Mikalai for sharing his insights. He has a great personality and I would love to have more mentoring sessions with him!

J.
6.October 2022

Mikalai is a really a wonderful person and a lovely mentor, he is very calm and helpful. The session was very insightful, I took lots of notes on the topics we discussed. He listened to my concerns without any interruptions and also went through my CV and gave me some good points on CV writing and also shared the feedback with me. I liked the practical advice and good flow in our communication.

He gave me very important tips about CV writing. I would like to have more sessions with you, it is helping me to improve my job search, CV writing and interview skills. I must say it was a very effective session.

M.
4.August 2022

Meeting with Mikalai was great! I enjoyed talking to him about data engineering. He provided great insights how to improve my Data Engineering resume . To top it off, he even looked at my current data engineering project gave meaningful feedback not only that but he followed my resume updates till it is satisfied. I'm really thankful for his real support so that I could land my first Internship in Data Engineering as soon as possible and I'm lucky to have such a mentor like Mikalai Looking forward to next meeting :)

A.
5.June 2022

It was nice to meet you and thanks for answering all my questions and doubts and explaining technical matters in detail. Looking forward for more mentoring sessions with him.

W.
24.March 2022

Since it was my very first time receiving mentoring I found the whole session so useful. I had some questions already prepared for Mikalai so that made the conversation easier. Mikalay gave me good advice to continue my self-learning process in my spare time and also, he shared with me his honest thoughts from his real experience; therefore, I found the recommendations pretty credible. As a bonus by the end of the session, he checked my CV and gave me the advice to improve it, something that I found really valuable since it comes from someone experienced. In general, my experience was great. Thanks Mikalai!

S.
13.March 2022

It was helpful. I got to apply advice given right after the session.

M.
18.February 2022

The session was really inspiring. I got a number of suggestions to improve my Resume and gave me recommendations to improve my career path.

A.
8.October 2021

The session was really great. Mikalai helped me to set up a plan for my hobby projects. He is really knowledgeable and has tons of practical experience in the field. Looking forward to talk with him again!

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4.October 2021

Все прошло отлично. Было очень приятно пообщаться. Ты ответал на все мои вопросы и рассказал про свой опыт. Очень ценно для меня, спасибо!

T.
25.September 2021

The session was very helpful! You asked good questions, listened and gave me actionable advice that I did not think about myself. Looking forward to meeting again after some time.

M.
7.August 2021

It was a great session! Even though we couldn’t fix the issue in the hour of the session, I now know what I need to do to in order to fix it. We also got a step closer and learnt about hosting and databases. So I would definitely recommend it

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