Implementers, Solvers, Finders: Rethinking the developer career path

Implementers, Solvers, Finders: Rethinking the developer career path

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Randall Koutnik

June 09, 2017
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  1. Implementers, Solvers, and Finders Rethinking the developer career path @rkoutnik

    #leaddev
  2. What does Senior mean? @rkoutnik #leaddev

  3. None
  4. What does Senior mean? → Expensive → Bored → Opinionated

    → From Minnesota @rkoutnik #leaddev
  5. Years of experience @rkoutnik #leaddev

  6. What should Senior mean? @rkoutnik #leaddev

  7. We need new words @rkoutnik #leaddev

  8. Quantifiable @rkoutnik #leaddev

  9. Give engineers a way forward @rkoutnik #leaddev

  10. Describe the work we do @rkoutnik #leaddev

  11. @rkoutnik #leaddev

  12. @rkoutnik #leaddev

  13. @rkoutnik #leaddev

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  16. @rkoutnik #leaddev

  17. Solution Implementer - - - Problem Solver - - -

    Problem Finder
  18. Solution Implementer → Given solutions → Produces code @rkoutnik #leaddev

  19. Problem Solver → Given problems → Produces solutions @rkoutnik #leaddev

  20. Problem Finder → Given context → Discovers & prioritizes new

    problems @rkoutnik #leaddev
  21. @rkoutnik #leaddev

  22. Where we go wrong @rkoutnik #leaddev

  23. @rkoutnik #leaddev

  24. Software Architect @rkoutnik #leaddev

  25. Not mentoring implementers @rkoutnik #leaddev

  26. UI squeeze @rkoutnik #leaddev

  27. Impostor syndrome @rkoutnik #leaddev

  28. @rkoutnik #leaddev

  29. THANK YOU @rkoutnik