Your team typically expects you do the best of both worlds: manage people and support technical decisions
Your team typically expects you do the best of both worlds: manage people and support technical decisions

To be an engineering manager, or a software development manager is a decision you make at some moment of your career. It's not an immutable decision and I'm pretty sure that the majority of software managers from time to time, entry to senior levels, think about returning to the technical path.

That’s totally normal: you were a software engineer some time before, it's your background. Code was your first passion in the software world.

In my point of view, the motivations that made you an engineering manager are one of below:

  • situation — the situation demanded someone to lead, the position was offered to you, and you…

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Marcus Cavalcanti

Currently @OLX. Previously @Amazon Web Services and @B2W Digital.

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