Interviews with Managers in Software

About transitioning from development to management


Swaroop C H, Engineering Manager at Helpshift

“Tech lead is about leading projects. Engineering manager is about leading people, who themselves lead projects.”

#machine-learning #startup

Ana Ulin, Staff Software Engineer at Abl Schools

“Seeing all our collective work come together as we make progress towards whatever we’re building is hugely satisfying.”

#android #frontend #remote #web

Alex Martynov, Software Engineering Team Lead at EPAM Czech Republic

“Know yourself, your emotional triggers, your biases, your decision-making strategies. The more I learned about myself the easier it was to do what was needed to be done.”

#coaching #enterprise #soft-skills

Tom Bartel, Lead Engineer (previously Product Manager and Engineering Manager) at Trivago

“The aspect that motivated me most about the role was seeing other people grow and do things that surprise you.”

#product #web

Gergely Nemeth, Engineering Manager at Uber

“It is not about shipping features anymore, but about unblocking team members and help them in any way you can so they can be productive and happy.”

#consulting #entrepreneurship #frontend #open-source #public-speaking

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