Member of the Band – Area Engineering Manager Robert Pangilinan

Gorilla Logic

In this blog series, we’re going to introduce you to members of our band – engineers, technical recruiters, PMs, designers, and more who make up the most important asset in Gorilla Logic…our talent! Robert Pangilinan – Area Engineering Manager.

7 Reliability Questions Engineering Managers Need to Ask Their Teams

The New Stack

Here’s a statement any engineering manager can agree with: Reliability is complicated. But as managers, we know our teams face similar trials: defects and regressions, capacity problems, operational debt and dangerous workloads affect all of us. New Relic sponsored this post.

Introducing Engineering Management to a Growing Organization

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. Johnathan Nightingale has seen first-hand how powerful a solid management structure can be for growing organizations. “We

Managing From Afar: How This Engineering Manager Tackles the Challenges of Remote Work

Gitprime

In this Perspectives in Engineering interview series, engineering leaders talk about how to build, coach, and scale world-class technology teams. Leading remote engineering teams comes with a suite of challenges. The remote engineers aren’t always able to contribute as easily.

Interview questions for engineering managers and senior software developers

NeverFriday

I wrote two articles that have been published that list interview questions you can ask when interviewing engineering manager and senior software engineer candidates. 10+ Senior Software Engineer Interview Questions. Leadership management tech career coach tech leadershi

Exploring the transition from Developer to Engineering Manager

Seerene

Having begun as an Engineer with my company, Seerene, I transitioned from this role to a position as Engineering Manager some two months ago. The story is a little different for managers, who often deal with on-going tasks and issues without a tangible end.

Serverless; the next big thing

The Agile Monkey

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Great Leaders Step Back To See Patterns - An Interview with Melissa Leffler

BeautifulCode

Melissa Leffler, VP of Engineering at Drift share her thoughts on being an engineering leader, how working with Drift was different and the lessons she learned as an engineering manager

The Benefits of Software Delivery Management

DevOps.com

Editor’s Note: This blog post is the second in a series about Software Delivery Management written by Shawn Ahmed, vice president of product marketing. The post The Benefits of Software Delivery Management appeared first on DevOps.com. CloudBees Software Delivery Management cloudbees

Hardest tech roles to fill (+ solutions!)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Although many engineers dislike whiteboard interviews, it is the holy grail of software architects. Management skills . A few examples of these courses include network security, information security, cyber investigation, cybersecurity management and policy, and others.

Four short links: 16 January 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Compromised Hardware, Decision Tree Visualization, Calculus and Neural Networks, and Engineering Management. Engineering Management: The Pendulum or the Ladder (Charity Majors) -- excellent advice to engineers faced with the choice or interest to go into engineering management. Modchips -- detailed talk exploring how plausible the Bloomberg-reported compromised hardware story is.

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Why To Explain Why, Again.

Let's Grow Leaders

Last week, we were wrapping up our final session of a six-month strategic management intensive with a group of engineering managers by helping them to synthesize what they’d learned. Communication Winning Well management communication what to why winning wellIn addition to a number of more mainstream techniques, we asked them to […].

Hardest tech roles to fill (+ solutions!)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Although many engineers dislike whiteboard interviews, it is the holy grail of software architects. Management skills . A few examples of these courses include network security, information security, cyber investigation, cybersecurity management and policy, and others.

YuniKorn: a universal resources scheduler

Cloudera Engineering

Yunikorn is a new standalone universal resource-scheduler responsible for allocating/managing resources for big-data workloads including batch jobs and long-running services. Scheduler UI : Scheduler UI provides a simple view for managed nodes, resources, applications and queues.

With.app, Google plans to build a safer Web

The Parallax

Google engineering manager Adrienne Porter Felt explains the.app top-level domain at Google I/O in Mountain View, Calif., MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Bored Bored of conventional website suffixes like.net,org,edu and.com? There’s now an app for that. But to be clear, it’s not exactly an app.

How OverOps Can be Used as a Learning Platform for Junior Developers

OverOps

Historically, the role of passing down the wisdom that comes from developer experience has been delegated to the system architects, lead developers and engineering managers. Developers and Engineering Managers are not able to teach every topic.

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What are model governance and model operations?

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

One sure sign that companies are getting serious about machine learning is the growing popularity of tools designed specifically for managing the ML model development lifecycle, such as MLflow and Comet.ml. Demand for tools for managing ML in the enterprise.

Party Circuit: DevOps Superheroes at CloudBees’ DevOps World | Jenkins World

The New Stack

Bryan Bishop, software developer, and Sarma Khan, senior site reliability engineer, at the superhero party. Taylor, systems manager, Prudential, and Bryan Teague, senior web administrator, University of San Diego, discuss the challenges of different environments and company policies.

Headcount goals, feature factories, and when to hire those mythical 10x people

Erik Bernhardsson

I don’t mean an engineer just hammering on the keyboard shipping code at light speed. But all managers try, when they set the salary of Alice to $110,000 and Bob to $115,000. So on some level, managers certainly believe they have some precise idea of the relative value of each engineer.

Nordic Testing Days Tallinn 2019

Henrik Warne

Erik Kaju is head of engineering for payment cards at TransferWise. He has moved from testing roles, to developer, tech lead and engineering manager. At the end of May I attended Nordic Testing Days in Tallinn, Estonia.

Web’s most annoying ads no longer welcome in Chrome

The Parallax

Chrome engineering manager Chris Bentzel wrote in a blog post that of the sites that had failed to meet the new standards as of June 2017 , when Google first announced its plans to implement the changes, 42 percent now pass muster.

Great Managers Empower Through Intrinsic Motivation – A Conversation With the Founder of CTO Connection

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. Engineering teams are a creature apart from other teams in an organization. It’s no surprise, then, that managing them requires a different approach than other kinds of teams. Rather, the best practices that we’re building in engineering management transfer very well to engineers from other knowledge workers.

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How Can I Maximise my Software Team’s Productivity?

Seerene

Often resembling an endless treadmill of balancing the interests of man and machine in the name of the abstract ideal of ‘’Results’’, the task of maximising a software team’s productivity preoccupies many engineering managers’ minds.

A First Team Mindset

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

When you as the manager treat your peers, other managers in the organizations as your first team, it changes your stance. Creating a unified management team. When I became a team lead, I was promoted to manage the people that I was already working alongside. Episode 22.

Google Play is an ‘order of magnitude’ better at blocking malware

The Parallax

And of all the malicious apps submitted to Google Play, only 1 percent of them make it past Google’s filters to consumers, Google Play product manager Andrew Ahn tells The Parallax.

Gorilla Logic Adds Custom Software Development Center in Medellín, Colombia

Gorilla Logic

This custom software development center extends our ability to fulfill what clients rely on Gorilla Logic for—delivery of high-stakes software solutions via teams of talented, sophisticated, and engaged Agile engineers that have the client’s best interest at heart.

How Buffer.com Develops Engineering Leadership Skills From Day 1 With Katie Womersley

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

There is an inherent difference between leaders and managers that is often overlooked. While most think that leaders are “born,” Katie Womersley, VP of Engineering at Buffer, disagrees. Leaders vs. Managers. Perception management and vulnerability. Senior Engineer 1.

Primer: Why Google is pushing HTTPS

The Parallax

When added to a website, it provides two services to consumers, says Patrick McManus, principal platform engineer at Mozilla, which builds the Firefox browser.

Cloud Native DevOps with Jenkins X

The New Stack

But Jenkins itself, while remaining essential for many organizations’ development processes, is notoriously difficult to master and manage, especially as projects are scaled. CloudBees sponsored this podcast.

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Collaboration with OpenCensus: A new way to get traces into Honeycomb

Honeycomb

Developers are now able to instrument their code using the OpenCensus libraries and can use Honeycomb to analyze their observability data at scale,” — Pritam Shah, Engineering Manager for the Census team at Google.

Partnership over Stakeholdership

Abhishek Tiwari

When hiring for senior roles, companies put too much stress on stakeholder management skills i.e. ability to navigate through complex stakeholder landscape and manage expectations.

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Keeping Up With the Patches: A Tour Through Spring 2019 Threat Alerts

Tenable

These were among the topics discussed during a recent Tenable Research webinar hosted by Product Marketing Manager Claire Tills, and featuring Pablo Ramos, Research Engineering Manager, and Satnam Narang, Senior Security Response Manager.

How LinkedIn, PayPal Each Beat Database Lag with Home-Built Open Source

The New Stack

Both were designed internally to better manage the crushing amount of data and transactions each internet service gets, and both are being released as open source packages. PayPal staff engineers Petrica Voicu (left) and Kenneth Kang. Hera manages both reads and writes.

Focus on what’s most important

Lead on Purpose

The Product Management Perspective: Product management takes complete focus. Recently a friend told me his company’s CEO decided that their engineering managers would also be responsible for product requirements and roadmaps. Their (few) ‘product managers’ will only focus on marketing their products. For a product to succeed, you need to have someone—a product manager—completely focused on its success.

Four short links: 4 June 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Paper vs. Implementation, Recommendations Run Amok, Copyright Law, and Engineering Management. Specifically, he shares his system for gauging the size and state of engineering teams—in not only a highly efficient and effective way, but also with a deeply empathetic and ethical approach.

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The Box Way to Microservices: Kubernetes, DevOps, GitOps and the Desired State

The New Stack

Combining Kubernetes, principles rooted in DevOps principles and a pull-based open source project it developed, Box has developed a process to scale its microservices with a stronger security posture and more rapid development with better control over the management of application architectures.

Headcount goals, feature factories, and when to hire those mythical 10x people

Erik Bernhardsson

I don’t mean an engineer just hammering on the keyboard shipping code at light speed. But all managers try, when they set the salary of Alice to $110,000 and Bob to $115,000. So on some level, managers certainly believe they have some precise idea of the relative value of each engineer.

What to expect as a remote CircleCI employee

CircleCI

As we grow our Engineering organization across Europe this year, we expect more folks to be curious about what it’s like to work here on one of our distributed teams. Marc O’Morain, Senior Staff Engineer. “I Liene Verzemnieks, Support Engineer II. “I

Investing in Career Growth & Team Development – Advice From 3 Engineering Leaders

Gitprime

As engineering managers and leaders, our job of course is to help our teams deliver value to the organization and its customers. Yet from a higher level, our role is to ensure that both engineers and teams continue to grow and develop. With an eye on the long-term health of our teams, our engineers, and our companies, that latter responsibility is at least as critical as the products we deliver. FIGURE OUT HOW YOUR ENGINEERS LIKE BEING RECOGNIZED.

Data engineers vs. data scientists

O'Reilly Media - Data

It’s important to understand the differences between a data engineer and a data scientist. I think some of these misconceptions come from the diagrams that are used to describe data scientists and data engineers. Overly simplistic venn diagram with data scientists and data engineers.