From an Amateur to a Professional — Enterprise Scale Engineering

Sajith Weerakoon
Feb 1 · 6 min read

Recently I was having a chat with a newly graduated engineer. He asked me a question that took me few years into my past.

“What is it like building enterprise scale solutions as compared to amateur coding?”

Well, let me start my answer with a simple visual aid. The following are two different water filter systems.

A Water Filter Built by an Amateur Inventor vs a Professional