Already an Engineering Manager (Sr Manager, Dir, VP) and wanting to get into a better company?
Or are you a senior engineer wanting to jump ship to management?
Or are you early in your career and wondering if Management is for you?
This session will provide a lot of insights into how to switch into and stay in Management, across companies.
What does the interview process look like?
Do you still have to code?
What about Systems Design?
What is the evaluation like?
Do you need to prepare for leadership questions? Are they even possible to prepare for?
What do top companies look for, that others don't?
Soham is the founder of Interview Kickstart, which is a bootcamp for technical interview preparation. The bootcamp is laser-focused on re-teaching Data Structures, Algorithms and System Design, to working engineers, who desire to work at high-growth, career-launching tech companies in Silicon Valley. Prior to InterviewKickstart, Soham was a Director of Engineering at Box and an early engineer there. He helped Box's technical teams grow from 5 to 250 engineers over a span of 5 years. This meant living and breathing the interviewing machine exploring all its nooks and corners, and ups and downs. Prior to Box, Soham has also worked at eBay and Microsoft.
Yannis Minadakis started on Siri as a Senior Engineering Manager and now works on Apple’s new AR framework, RealityKit. He has over 16 years of professional experience building quality products and 7 years of experience building high performing teams. His passion is taking on big challenges, dealing with ambiguity to build the next generation of user experiences. He strives to create an open, transparent and collaborative work environment. Through his career, he has worked on Windows OS, Intel, AMD, Bloomberg and Apple among others.