Proposal for technical mentorship (draft 1)

The goal of this proposal is to define how we build a culture of career growth for our technical staff in any individual contributor level.

During the career of a software engineers, several key factors contributes to their career growth

  • Innate skills and self motivation
  • The type of projects they are exposed to and have access to contribute to.
  • Their immediate supervisor and manager
  • Their immediate team members
  • Senior staff in their immediate team
  • Senior staff outside of their immediate team
  • Senior management in their direct chain of command
  • Senior management outside of their direct chain of command

To be continued in part 2 https://tonytam.org/2019/04/08/proposal-for-tech-mentorship-v2/

Tony Tam (Li Zhi)

Senior Principal Engineer @ Splunk, ImpactfulEngineer.org & SFBadminton.org