We spoke to a software engineer at Oath to find out more about the kind of soft skills you need for the role.

Software engineers need plenty of technical skills. However, many tech employees are often guilty of neglecting their soft skills when it comes to applying for jobs in technology.

Skills such as problem-solving, analytical thinking, collaboration and design thinking are all essential parts of a software engineer’s job.

We spoke to Sean Keeley, a software developer at Oath, to find out more about these important soft skills and how he uses them in a typical day.

Words by Jenny Darmody