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SE-Radio Episode 355: Randy Shoup Scaling Technology and Organization

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SE-Radio Episode 355: Randy Shoup Scaling Technology and Organization

WeWork’s VPE, Randy Shoup, discusses how to scale technology and organization together. Host Travis Kimmel spoke with Randy (formerly VPE at Stitch Fix and CTO at KIXEYE) about the culture, process, and technology changes necessary to scale an organization without experiencing attrition. They discuss how rapidly growing companies can leverage best practices from DevOps, how […]

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SE-Radio Episode 352: Johnathan Nightingale on Scaling Engineering Management

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SE-Radio Episode 352: Johnathan Nightingale on Scaling Engineering Management

Johnathan Nightingale talks with SE Radio host Travis Kimmel about scaling engineering management. Their conversation covers: how and when to hire engineering managers; how to onboard, train and plan for their growth; compensations reviews and promotions; advice for new managers, and what to expect at different management levels. Related links Johnathan and Melissa Nightingale’s and […]

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SE-Radio Episode 327: Glynn Bird on Developer Productivity with Open Source

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SE-Radio Episode 327: Glynn Bird on Developer Productivity with Open Source

Nate Black interviews Glynn Bird on how to maximize productivity and learning by consuming and producing open source software. Topics discussed include: the impact of open source software on the development process, why open source contributions are important for your career development and getting a job, how GitHub is the new resume or CV, how […]

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SE-Radio Episode 258: Cody Voellinger on Recruiting Software Engineers

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SE-Radio Episode 258: Cody Voellinger on Recruiting Software Engineers

Robert Blumen talks with Cody Voellinger, the founder of a recruiting firm that specializes in filling software engineer roles for San Francisco-area startups, about how jobs are created and how companies and engineers get matched up. Their discussion covers the entire job search process, from job descriptions to salary negotiations. They look at the job […]

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SE Radio Episode 245: John Sonmez on Marketing Yourself and Managing Your Career

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SE Radio Episode 245: John Sonmez on Marketing Yourself and Managing Your Career

Charles Anderson talks to John Sonmez, the author of Soft Skills—“the software developer’s life manual.” They start out discussing the book and what it covers, which is pretty much everything in a developer’s life outside of code. The book contains seven sections; they discuss two of them: “Career” and “Marketing Yourself.” John discusses the value […]

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