Episode 3

003: What Makes A Senior Software Engineer?

Published: Wednesday Jun 26, 2019 | Duration: 1 hour

Ready to go to the next level in your engineering career? Let's chat with some engineering leaders on what they look for and expect out of their Senior Software Engineers

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast episode are solely those of the individuals participating and do not necessarily reflect those of Trilogy Education

Guests in this Episode

Avatar of Guest Jayson Phillips
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Avatar of Guest Yas V
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Avatar of Guest Daniel Rogers
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Avatar of Guest Chad Pappas
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Show Notes

You’ve done it - you’ve landed a developer job, you’re doing great work and now you’re looking for the next logical career step - which begs the question “How do you go from Engineer to Sr. Engineer” - today we’ll be joined by some technology leaders to disucss what they look for and expect in Sr. level candidates.

Topics in this episode:

  • What was your path from Engineer to Sr. Engineer?
  • Job Descriptions are stupid - but if you were to describe what a Sr. Engineer does - what would that be?
  • Should Sr. Engineers have direct reports or just architect code? Or both?
  • What tips/tricks/examples would you have for current Sr. Engineers or folks looking to make the jump to a Sr. role?