SW#9: Engineering Career Path with Tobias Bales

Do you know how to advance in your software engineering career? Have you ever thought of being a manager or team lead after spending some time in engineering? Most of the time, people believe that it's a one-way road. This week, we talked about career changes in software engineering. My guest was Tobias Bales. He is a Software Engineer at Jimdo. He worked as an Engineering Manager for two years and decided to go back to engineering.

We talked about

  • How should the career of an engineer look like?
  • Does the road always go to management? What are the other options?
  • What is the real difference between an engineer and an engineering manager?
  • How to convince the company to go back to engineering?
  • How different engineering and management are?

and many more!

Subscribe at Apple, Spotify, Overcast, PocketCasts, Stitcher, Breaker, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Anchor, RadioPublic, or copy the master RSS to paste into your favorite player, or subscribe below.

Podcast

Feb 10, 2021
Great! You've successfully subscribed.
Great! Next, complete checkout for full access.
Welcome back! You've successfully signed in.
Success! Your account is fully activated, you now have access to all content.