Judy Tamir
Judy Tamir
Senior Software Architect, Department of Environmental Protection of New York City
NY

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Biography
I've been a software engineer since 1985. it's a great career with fun projects and fun people to work with. Through my job, I've been able to travel, and at times work from home. The best thing about my job is that it never stands still. I'm always learning new things and working with new technologies.
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Education
BS Computer Science, 1985 SUNY Albany MS Compunter Science, 2000 Boston University
Volunteer Opportunities
  • I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
  • I am willing to serve as a sponsor or coach for an engineering club or team.
  • I am willing to serve as science fair judge or other temporary volunteer at a local school.
Latest Questions
  • Aileen, Porterville

    Added Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 5:00 PM

    What level of math is needed to become a software engineer?
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    Judy Tamir, Department of Environmental Protection of New York City
    Answered Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 5:00 PM

    Hi Aileen,

    Each College/University will probably answer that differently.  Your math background will influence what type of applications you will be qualified to work on.  If you are strong in Math, then you will be a great asset to a company ...

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  • Amy, Perth

    Added Friday, July 26, 2013 at 8:28 AM

    Hi :) I'm currently living in Perth and I'm now in year 10. I'm interested in being a software or computer engineer. I'm wondering if I really need to do physics in high school, since I dislike science. And can you also recommend other subjects to do? And just one more question, do software computer engineers design apps? I mean as in apps like we have now on our phones. Thats all cheers :)
    Answers 1
    Judy Tamir, Department of Environmental Protection of New York City
    Answered Friday, July 26, 2013 at 8:28 AM

    Dear Amy,

    Being a software engineer is a great choice. I believe Physics would be required as it gives good background on how computers work (among other things), but it is best to ask your school counselor for that information. Other good courses to ...

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  • Curious, Los Angeles, CA

    Added Monday, February 25, 2013 at 12:36 AM

    Hi :D I'm currently a freshman in highschool right now, and I was wondering what I could do to prepare for when I go to Uni for computer engineering/software engineering. What could I do to improve because I'm not all that good and it seems like only the super geeky kids would be capable of this stuff. I'm just geeky not super geeky. Is it Ok if I'm not good at all my subjects in school? Do I have to know coding and programming and all that stuff to be good? Also, how can I make myself a more ...
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    Judy Tamir, Department of Environmental Protection of New York City
    Answered Monday, February 25, 2013 at 12:36 AM

    Dear Curious,

    I don’t know what you need to do to get into schools like MIT or Stanford, but what I think is MORE important is what you do while you are at whatever college you get into. Getting into and graduating from MIT is not a free pass ...

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