Engineering personas – a model for hiring decisions

Aug 24, 2017 | Newsletter

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This week: Engineering personas – a model for hiring decisions, Crafting better code reviews, Team Size != Productivity, How one micro-optimization saved half a million dollars.

 

Engineering manager at Netflix on a model for hiring decisions

LEADERSHIP

Engineering personas – a model for hiring decisions

Casey Rosenthal, Engineering Manager at Netflix, shares the Engineering Personas (EP) framework he created to think about the mix of talent that will be a best fit for recruiting and hiring for his team.

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a survey on the current state of code review and how teams can improve

CODE REVIEW

Crafting Better Code Reviews

Vaidehi Joshi, an engineer with Tilde, examines the current state of code review, and whether the processes are serving the roles they were intended to fill, and explores ways that teams can improve.

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the relationship between efficiency and software development team size

SCALING

Team Size != Productivity

Bruno Filippone, an engineer with OOV Energy, explores the impacts of scaling and the relationship between efficiency and team size—and proposes ways to achieve sustainable growth.

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How micro-optimizations, over time, have a large impact on performance

CODING

How I once saved half a million dollars with a one character code change

Henry Coles shares a war story from when a micro-optimization made a huge impact on performance, and outlines four one liners every Java programmer should know.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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