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How Good Developers Become Good Engineering Managers

DevOps.com

Being a good engineering manager means that, to some degree, you have a natural affinity for the work involved. But simply having the skills doesn’t mean you’ll enjoy being an engineering manager. And if you’re a good developer, you likely already have some of those innate skills and attributes.

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Former Blue Origin rocket engine manager alleges wrongful termination for whistleblowing on safety

TechCrunch

The former program manager of Blue Origin’s BE-4 rocket engines has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging whistleblower retaliation after he spoke up about safety issues. It includes a detailed narrative about program manager Craig Stoker’s efforts over seven months to […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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How Engineering Managers Can Help Recruiters Improve Developer Hiring

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The engineering manager vs. recruiter saga is an age-old story. One of the main reasons this happens is because both recruiters and engineering managers approach the same problem from different perspectives. Hiring managers should take their time with the JD. Yet, they remain at loggerheads.

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Two Key Focuses (And a Checklist) For New Engineering Managers

Dzone - DevOps

There is very little formal guidance for new engineering managers. When I first moved from an individual contributor (IC) to an engineering manager (EM), I found myself struggling to find training resources. I want to change that - and I hope this article will serve as a small start in that direction.

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Skyscanner's Journey to a "Continuous Improvement" Team Culture

Speaker: Ramsay Ashby

They shared what originally took them down this path, including the signs that change was needed and the impact it has had.

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#ClouderaLife Employee Spotlight: Sherry Zhou, Engineering Manager

Cloudera

Sherry is an Engineering Manager for the CDV (Cloudera Data Visualization) team. The post #ClouderaLife Employee Spotlight: Sherry Zhou, Engineering Manager appeared first on Cloudera Blog. As we close the conversation, we want to thank Sherry for her continued contribution to Cloudera and for telling her story.

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A Day in the Life of an Engineering Manager

Toptal

Engineering managers tend to have a wide range of responsibilities. In this article, Karl Hughes, founder of Draft.dev, shares what a typical day in the life of an engineering manager looks like.