Senior → Manager → Senior

The Journey of Returning to Coding

Michał Michalczuk

Senior Software Engineer @ Tektit consulting

 

michalczukm.xyz

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Michał Michalczuk

 

 

 

michalczukm.xyz

Disclaimer

this is my perspective

Team Leader

senior+

Large Organisation

8000 people

cros-geo

hierarchy

Culture

engineering culture

support for the managers

  • 2 familiar people

  • internal upskilling course

    • 3 months

    • 5-6h per week

    • offline materials

    • live sessions, role play etc.

  • soft start

My beginnings

But...

  • "manager"

  • bullshit

  • you do not write code

  • what do you deliver?

MY BEGINNINGS

  • deferred gratification

  • context switching

  • reactive work

  • technological distancing

Tough ones

TEAM         YOU

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Successes of the team

Team ❤️ purpose

Team position in the org

Grow the team
Independent team
Influence

Senior Manager → Senior

Team

Time and task management

effort > result

Feedback, sense of security, goal

Role of a manager

!"one way ticket"

 Lessons learned

CHANGES CHANGES!

  • You are not alone

  • 1-1

  • It's all about the team

tips

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Is it worth it?

YES!

FEEDBACK NEEDED!

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Michał Michalczuk

 

michalczukm.xyz

 

@michalczukm

🙇‍♂️ Thank you!

This presentation, with commentary and links.

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