career development for engineers

Software Engineering Careers in the Age of AI

To excel in the age of AI, engineers need more than technical skills. Master the tools to analyze key skills and define next steps.

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Course description

Craft your engineering career with fulfillment and success; Take control!

In today's fast-changing tech world with AI, the way software engineers work is constantly changing. A survey by Deloitte showed that 79% of executives think AI will really shake up how software development happens in the next three years. Experts predict that more "tasks" will be automated, even for software engineers.

To thrive in the changing age of AI, you need more than just technical skills.This course empowers engineers like yourself to articulate engineering excellence, evaluate key skills, and shape purposeful career goals for success.

Gain valuable insights from industry leaders with 40 years of experience, offering practical exercises and real-world lessons.

Leverage step-by-step frameworks and hands-on exercises to guide your career choices. Leave with newfound clarity and a roadmap with concrete next steps to boost your career.

If you don’t know where you want to go, but just run fast, you can end up nowhere fast.

for software engineers

Who is it for?

  • Mid-career/Senior Software Engineers seeking more: faster promotion or increased job satisfaction in current company or seeking other roles.
  • Thrive in the tech industry's AI turbulence with strategic moves for longevity and purposeful success as a Software Engineer
  • This course is NOT about acquiring technical skills.
Being technically strong alone isn’t going to give you job security.

Course outcome

What you’ll get out of this course

  • Craft your career roadmap and pinpoint optimal moments to climb the ladder or pivot.
  • Break down engineering excellence and construct tangible goals to attain it.
  • Analyze the skills required in the AI era and evaluate your strengths and weaknesses accordingly.
  • Gain cross-functional influence without authority.
  • Learn from the 19th engineer at WhatsApp and her personal stories.
  • Network and learn from fellow software engineers invested in their career growth
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Don't get stuck in a cycle of self-doubt

EXA is led by seasoned founders with 38 years of combined experience in tech. We've experienced the .com bubble, recession, and pandemic firsthand and understand the importance of staying ahead of the game in difficult times.
Stop second-guessing yourself and join us at Exaltitude to unlock access to tailored coaching year-round.

Hi, I'm Jean!

I'm the Founder of Exaltitude. I’ve been working in tech for the past 15 years as an engineer, an engineering manager, and a team-builder. I was the 19th engineer at WhatsApp and worked with Facebook as an Engineering Manager for six years after the $19B acquisition.
I’ve mentored and coached many Software Engineers and Managers from diverse backgrounds. Over time, I started seeing patterns. Many people are searching for clarity — Where am I going and how do I get there?
That's what inspired me to design the EXA curriculum to help engineers get the opportunities they deserve.

Learn more about the founding story

Hi, I'm Soyoung!

As a successful coach and mother of four, I feel called to help people secure their brightest futures. With Exaltitude, my trainings provide an inspiring mix of goal planning strategies, productivity techniques and leadership development insights — helping fellows tap into the power they have deep within themselves. In rare moments away from work or family life you can find me reading or whipping up some pescetarian keto deliciousness — not bad for someone who's first job was in a startup in 2000!


Surround Yourself With Talented Peers

Join a tight-knit community of engineers invested in their career growth. Don't get left behind in this ever-changing world.

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"The founders Jean and Soyoung are deeply experienced in their fields; Think of what it's like to have a thoughtful, articulate, caring engineering manager in your corner for the rest of your career. I landed an offer from Google shortly after completing EXA, and I couldn't be happier."

Jeremy Sim, Software Engineer @Google

Lauren Albert

"Live Sessions gave me exercises for self awareness as I try to level up. The learning and support from Exaltitude helped me feel more ready to take on new challenges with confidence!"

Lauren Albert, Software Developer @ Shopify

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"EXA is a combination of Stack Overflow (peer to peer answers), Senior Engineer's help (experienced mentorship), well written docs (tangible tools and example to try out) to help us write less bugs in this new language, known as our career."

Ocean Zhang, Software Engineer @Amazon

Connor Leech

"It's really good to meet people in tech that are in a place of abundance rather than scarcity. The Exaltitude fellows are all accomplished engineers invested in growth and learning. This was a huge contrast from other education and job seeking programs I've been apart of."

Connor Leech, Senior Software Engineer @CommentSold

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"With the support and education from the EXA program I was able to land a position that better aligned with my personal and professional career goals."

Cydnee Owens, Software Engineer @Doximity


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