I want to share my experience of transitioning from an individual contributor role to a management position in my engineering career. Although I know that the management track is distinct from that of an individual contributor, I realized that it is a common path for career growth in many organizations. The journey was filled with both challenges and rewards, and I learned the importance of developing new skills and adapting to new responsibilities as a manager. It was not an easy transition, but I embraced the opportunity to lead my team and contribute to the success of the organization. I hope that my experience can inspire others to take on new challenges and strive for growth in their own careers.
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Every manager's ultimate task is to build successful teams. In my career, it has become apparent to me that as a manager, you have to monitor your teams closely in order to reach that goal. This will enable you as a manager to discover when a team is overwhelmed with their work.
Speaking with software engineers in my team and through my mentoring with The Mentoring Club one question keeps coming up: “What is the next step in my career?” For everyone that is working in the industry and eager to grow personally, this question is a constant companion.
I want to give you my perspective on how you can advance in your career after you've made the step to a senior engineer. I want to talk about how it's possible to grow further.