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What is a Senior Software Engineer?

17 December 2020 · 1 min read

  • 3 criteria for a software engineer

    • Results
    • Behavior (it’s not about not being a jerk)
    • Sphere of impact
  • Senior engineer

    • Impacts the team, starts reaching outside
    • Behavior: corrective reviews, informal teaching, mentorship
    • Results: quick results, big results, correct results
    • Figures out the correct abstractions faster
    • Debugs faster

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Hi, I'm Ben Ilegbodu. 👋🏾

I'm a Christian, husband, and father of 3, with 15+ years of professional experience developing user interfaces for the Web. I'm a Principal Frontend Engineer at Stitch Fix, frontend development teacher, Google Developer Expert, and Microsoft MVP. I love helping developers level up their frontend skills.

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