Interviews with Managers in Software

About transitioning from development to management


Cate Huston, 🤖👑 at Automattic

“You will get a surprisingly long way if you show up and try and be decent to everyone around you every day.”

#distributed-teams #mobile

Alexander von Franqué, Author at Hiring Engineers

“Work hard on constantly improving yourself, listen more than you speak and most importantly, practice empathy.”

#augmented-reality #frontend #product #startup #systems-programming

Kim Moir, Engineering Manager at Mozilla

“It is a completely different job than a software developer individual contributor with a completely different skill set. It is a steep learning curve but I feel like I’m learning something new every day.”

#build-engineering #distributed-systems #distributed-teams #open-source #remote

Steffen Wenz, CTO at TrustYou GmbH

“Learning management skills will make you a more well-rounded employee, human being and maybe even set you up for entrepreneurship.”

#data-science #natural-language-processing #product #web

Ahmed El Gabri, Principal Software Developer (JavaScript) at Lightspeed

“First, be a good listener and second, understand how to send a message in a way that the other person will understand it in the way that you want.”

#frontend #product #self-taught #web

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