The Path to Becoming a Senior Engineering Manager • Denise Yu & Jiaqi Liu • GOTO 2021

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This interview was recorded for GOTO Unscripted 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOunscripted

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Jiaqi Liu - Senior Engineering Manager at GitHub
Denise Yu - Senior Software Engineer at GitHub

In this Unscripted episode, Jiaqi Liu and Denise Yu give you insight into their path to becoming senior engineering managers at Github while covering what the position is like. You’ll learn about "glue work" and how speaking at conferences can influence your career.

00:00 Intro
06:21 Persuasive writing
14:39 Glue work
20:08 Speaking at conferences
24:38 Open source work
26:14 Decisions
32:02 Outro

Will Larson • Staff Engineer: Leadership beyond the management track •
Matthew Skelton & Manuel Pais • Team Topologies •
Ken Kousen • Help Your Boss Help You •
Julie Zhuo • The Making of a Manager •
Michael D. Watkins • The First 90 Days •
#GlueWork #Management #Leadership #HowToTalkToYourBoss #Programming #JiaqiLiu #DeniseYu #TanyaReilly #BeingGlue #GitHub #StaffEngineering #TeamTopologies

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