Footsteps towards a technical career – my story
Farah gives insight into her career and studies, and how that led to an exciting opportunity to become a line manager at a young age. Currently, she works as a line manager in the 5G L1 software team at Nokia. She will also share what her team does at Nokia, what her experience has been like, and some lessons she learnt along the way.
Speaker: Farah Salah, R&D Manager, 5G Layer1 Software – Nokia
Farah works at Nokia as a line manager in the team that develops software for Nokia’s 5G products. She moved to Finland from Jordan in 2016 to study masters of communications engineering at Aalto. Prior to that, she completed an exchange semester at Uppsala University in Sweden and an internship at NASA Ames Research Center.
She joined Nokia during summer 2017 as a summer trainee and later as a thesis at Nokia Bell Labs. She then went on to be a 5G L1 software engineer in Nokia Mobile Networks, before becoming a line manager during summer of 2021.