Raji Rajagopalan, Partner Engineering Manager at Microsofts tells her story about how she sees herself in this world and her life mission to helping others grow.
You start thinking about engineering as a system. Instead of just programming a simple Makefile, you can turn it into something much bigger and look at the solution to solve systemic problems.
You can look at someone's technical skills and know that they are brilliant technically and maybe they're even a good communicator. But when you start going up that vertical ladder for individual contributors and technology people, to be really good you have to be an influencer.
You are someone who would like to mentor a software engineer in their professional career to help them grow their influence and impact.
I believe computer science should be taught as a core skill, much like math and English. Not all children will grow up to pursue computer science, but I believe that all children should be exposed to computer programming because it is a skill that will help them increase their impact in whatever they career path … Continue reading Tony Tam’s Life’s Work: Sprint 1