How can I create scope as an engineer alongside a product manager?
Quick hits from Taro:
Alex just published an in-depth System Design Series. This is an amazing way to understand how system design/architecture review is done in “real life” at an established company.
“How to overcome imposter syndrome with amazing teammates?” from a Senior Engineer at Netflix
“If becoming senior involves finding your own scope, how does this work alongside a product manager?” from an engineer at Booking.com
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This Saturday: hear from employee #10 at a company which is now a $10B unicorn (Klaviyo).
Seed Zeng, now a Staff Engineer at DoorDash, will talk about why you should (and should not) join a startup, along with career growth insights he's picked up over the years.
I came into Meta expecting a pristine codebase and flawless development environment. I couldn’t have been more wrong 😣 It took me months to figure out how to become productive again.
I cover this in my latest video. If you're coming into Big Tech from a startup, some parts of your job as a software engineer become harder. I talk about four dimensions of development that are more painful in FAANG compared to smaller companies.
(yes, I do have a “thumbnail guy” now 😂 I’d love your candid feedback on this style)