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Engineering Managers - What Do You Like About Your Job?

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Moritz Eckert

Working at a startup I wear many hats, so not an engineering manager by role.
Nevertheless, that part of my day to day tasks that I would attribute to "engineering management" is all about the people and the team.
Enabling people to do what they enjoy, helping them work together, becoming a team, learn from each other. Essentially, growing people individually and as a team.
Might sound lame from a purely engineering perspective, but this is super powerful. The energy/satisfaction that I get from enabling people, exchanging and improving via feedback, connecting the dots and working with a hyped team on a shared vision is enormously rewarding.

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Pedro Henrique Correia

Probably the feeling of a new feature that needs to be implemented and you as a Manager need to gather the whole team to think in a solution for the problem , talking technical solutions with the team, pros and cons, and coming out with a solution and see that solution be implemented and delivered in a production environment.
Being transparent with goals and achievements with my team, helping them grow their career path, and seeing the team be successful is one of top 5.

And when we can, write some code (:

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