Jake Sta Teresa  Top Mentor

Technical Lead | Scrum Master | Business Owner @ Barcode Essentials Pty Ltd

5.0 stars
5.0 (58 reviews)


 Usually responds in a few hours

Hello there. 👋

My name is Jake. I am a software engineer based in Sydney. I have more than 15 years of experience in software engineering and have spent half of it in senior and technical leadership roles. I have a passion for finding user-friendly solutions to complex problems, and have done so for products in different industries. I have a broad experience in various technologies and able to learn and switch on demand.

Here’s what you can expect from me. I will...
- Listen and understand your learning goals
- Design a development plan based on your learning goals
- Help you understand difficult concepts
- Provide coding exercises
- Give quality code review feedback
- Help you when you are stuck
- Help you prepare for a coding interview
- Provide a weekly 1 on 1 meeting

Here is what I can help you with:
- Server-side development using either of the following:
- Node and Javascript
- .Net Core and C#
- Serverless
- Front-end development using React or Vue
- Mobile app development using Objective-C or Swift
- Unit and Integration Testing
- Components and Frameworks
- Implementing Clean Code
- Design Patterns
- Software design and UML
- General Programming in C#, Javascript, Java, PHP
- Shell scripting
- Productivity and Career Advice

If you are motivated to break into software development, I would be happy to be your mentor. Let’s talk. 🚀

What students say

"He is great and helpful all along.!!"
Tarnveer, October 2021
5 stars
"Jake became an asset on my first job as a software engineer. He responds to all my questions in a way that is very understandable, his experience is evident on the quality of advice he provides in technical and no technical situations. "
Xiomara, May 2022
5 stars
"Jake is one of the few mentors who is willing to work on projects and code together. Jake has transformed my business and my best mentor so far by a long way."
Nick, May 2022
5 stars
"Very helpful and I learned a lot so I can move ahead on my own from now."
Alexander, August 2021
5 stars
"Jake was phenomenal. I had a bug in my code that drove me crazy for a whole week with many different variables and I was lost. Jake walked with me through the code and helped me solve it in just an hour. His calm and logical approach to problem solving and teaching is most impressive. "
Amr, April 2021
5 stars
"Amazing as always :) Best mentor :) "
Amr, September 2021
5 stars
"Jake is an excellent mentor who has helped me approach challenges with great insight and experience. I'm glad I have had the chance to work with him and look forward to being mentored by him in the future as well."
Cds, February 2022
5 stars
"Jake is a very good mentor, he inspired me to do my pet projects again after my burn out, so I can learn again and get fun from this. Despite our time difference he always answers very quickly. I learnt more from him and now feel a bit more confident with code"
Anisa, May 2022
5 stars
"Jake has given me much more than I anticipated in a mentor. His versatility and experience (both in a technical and non-technical capacity) have proven to be invaluable. He is an absolute wealth of knowledge and I wouldn't be in the position I am today without him. Thank you for everything! "
Shaunn, May 2021
5 stars
"Great mentor"
Hao, March 2022
5 stars
"Jake has been an amazing mentor as always. VERY responsive and patient with his mentees."
Amr, July 2021
5 stars
"Jake is the best! He is helping me a lot with my coding study. He is a great expert in JS and React and knows a lot of useful and interesting features."
Natalia, April 2021
5 stars
"I keep learning with Jake for about 4 months. Jake is a great mentor, he explains difficult topics with simple words, it helps a lot. "
Natalia, March 2021
5 stars

Mentorship Program


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Tasks & exercises

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