Resources for Engineering Managers and Software Engineers
A checklist for engineering managers, business case for a platform team, project lead expectations, performance reviews and others
Below are documents and templates that hundreds of engineering managers and engineers have used with success at various companies. I'll add new ones to this page, as I come around to the several other templates that served me over the years.
Resources shared include:
Resources to find great tech jobs: 100+ of the highest paying jobs, and 50+ places to find promising high-growth startups and a list of the best executive recruitment firms in tech
Checklist for (New) Engineering Managers: the checklist I wish I had
Tech Lead Expectations to empower engineers to lead projects
Narrative/Business Case for a Platform team used to create one
Performance Review Example and Template for EMs
Incident analysis / postmortem templates for lightweight and heavyweight processes.
Promotions Map for EMs to visualize promotions progress
EM interview process documentation
Onboarding templates for managers and onboarding buddies
Resources to find great jobs: the 100 highest paying tech companies, VC job boards to find promising startups and a list of tech executive search firms
Checklist for growing a (junior-heavy) team
Checklist for planning preparation for engineering managers
Project reporting example for regular engineering project updates.
Writing goals and accountability document: to help making progress in becoming a better writer.
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