Four Metrics Every Engineering Manager Needs to Monitor for Success

DevOps.com

Engineering managers and leaders are charged with a challenging task every day: How do they support engineers to do their best work, and how do they know if their engineers are doing their best work?

The engineering manager's guide to the code review process

Gitprime

When done correctly, code review can help you identify bugs, ship stronger code, improve knowledge sharing and more. Here’s how to improve the process and elevate your development team as a whole

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How engineering managers can effectively support engineers, teams, and organizations

CircleCI

The typical job description for many engineering manager roles is action-packed. It is a mix of hands-on coding, technical leadership and decision making, process and project management, product oversight, people management, finding and hiring talent … the list goes on.

Tackling large user traffic with Ajay Sampat, Sr. Engineering Manager, Lyft

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

In our first episode of Breaking 404 , a podcast bringing to you stories and unconventional wisdom from engineering leaders of top global organizations around the globe, we caught up with Ajay Sampat , Sr. Engineering Manager, Lyft to understand the challenges that engineering teams across domains face while tackling large user traffic. Through this episode, Ajay shares his personal experiences and hardships that developers/engineers face in their day-to-day tasks.

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.

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.

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.

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

Becoming A Manager of Engineering Managers: What You Need To Know

Honeycomb

Hosted by Marcus Blankenship , Becoming a Manager of Engineering Managers covers key points about the differences between managing engineers and managing people who manage engineers. how it differs from managing just one team.

“Engineering Manager — Infrastructure” in Medium Engineering

Dan Pupius

Until recently, most engineers have been deployed to product initiatives, with DevOps and Data Platform being the only permanently staffed…. Continue reading on Medium Engineering ». Article IFTTT Medium

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

One Team at Uber is Moving from Microservices to Macroservices

High Scalability

Gergely Orosz, an Engineering Manager on the Payments Experience Platform at Uber, in a tweet signaled a change in architectural direction: SOA architecture microservices

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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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

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 […].

Happy Birthday Apache HBase! 10 years of resilience, stability, and performance

Cloudera Engineering

Cloudera has over 500 customers in production using it for use cases ranging from mission-critical transactional applications, data warehousing, machine learning, and data engineering. — Senior Engineer. “In Three years ago I was a new joiner Engineering Manager at Cloudera.

Four short links: 13 March 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

OpenAM — an open-access management solution that includes authentication, SSO, authorization, federation, entitlements and web services security.

CodeSignal Offers Its Interview Solution for Free To Flatten the Curve

CodeSignal

Engineering managers and interviewees can write code, run unit tests and debug mistakes together in over 70+ languages, frameworks, and libraries. CodeSignal is offering free access to its Interview solution through May 31, 2020, in response to COVID-19.

Inc. 5000 Series DC Metro Recognizes AgileEngine as a Regional Leader

Agile Engine

By the end of 2019, our team had more than 400 members including software developers, designers, testers, data engineers, managers, and other experts. AgileEngine is closing the February of 2020 with exciting news from the Inc. magazine. The 2020 Inc.

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Apache YuniKorn (Incubating) 0.8 release: What’s new and upcoming?

Cloudera Engineering

Dynamic Queue Management. With this feature, users can set up placement rules to delegate queue management. Natively support K8s operators (Pluggable Application Management). Recap: What is YuniKorn Scheduler.

Why the need for event-driven analysis?

Cloudera Engineering

If the operator has a real-time event processing engine to filter the critical sensor data and predict asset failure far enough in advance to prevent it, the business will reduce the unplanned operational cost, stay within budget, and meet the demands of the customer.

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.

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.

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.

The biggest challenges faced by recruiters in university hiring (+ perfect solutions)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

I go through the entire recruitment process and manage to hire some really good candidates by beating all the challenges associated with university hiring. Make sure you’re reaching out to the upper management to see which universities they may prefer to see on your list.

The biggest challenges faced by recruiters in university hiring (+ perfect solutions)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

I go through the entire recruitment process and manage to hire some really good candidates by beating all the challenges associated with university hiring. Make sure you’re reaching out to the upper management to see which universities they may prefer to see on your list.

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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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.

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.

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 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.

How to hire a software developer in a candidate-driven market

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

According to recent studies, the unemployment rate for software engineers in the US stands at an all-time low of 1.3%. In July 2019, San Francisco (just the city) had over 10K roles that fit engineering criteria. Most engineers/developers dislike the standard, “Hi, I am a recruiter. Always have a hiring manager/engineering manager alongside to answer all technical questions that the candidate might ask you.

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.

Build better relationships through coding

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

Now, here I am, working as an Engineering Manager, and I’m learning Go and Kubernetes. It’s not authentic; it’s just part of my job as a manager. I won’t be picking up production tasks, hogging the good projects, or pretending that my main job is engineering.