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On Software Engineers

And recruiting them

“How do we hire really good Software Engineers?”

A common question I get these days.

In this article, I’ve attempted to answer this question, mostly based on my experience recruiting Software Engineers (SWEs) and Engineering Managers at Facebook (2009–2017). While I focus on the SWE role, many of the ideas presented can be applied to other roles.

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Every profession has some core professional skills. For example, a Software…



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