This is really an amazing read for anyone who claims that there is a tech shortage in Silicon Valley. Your typical software engineer is treated much like your 19th century factory worker. Time and time again I have gone to one company with a great career path, only to have that future thwarted by hires that fill positions that I could “grow into” and build my career. Apparently that’s not allowed as a Software developer. I can take my creative mind and only apply it to someone else’s technical demands, but not use that talent to build my career. hmmm… and you wonder why we can’t find decent engineers these days.
Originally posted on Michael O. Church:
Bill had been a Wall Street quant and had “Vice President” in his title, noting that VP is a mid-level and often not managerial position in an investment bank. His current title was Staff Software Engineer, which was roughly Director-equivalent. He’d taught a couple of courses and…
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