Good software architects are not educated in classrooms they are forged in the “focus rooms” of catastrophic failure. This is a pessimistic view of professional development in IT, but I’d rather hire someone who has had a front-row seat to failure than someone who hasn’t.

When hiring senior technical talent…

Tim O'Brien

I write and I code. Not always in that order. I do infrastructure and architecture at Walmart. (Opinions are my own.)

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