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