Episode 55: Engineering Management With Allison McMillan
Engineering Management With Allison McMillan
Today on the show we’re talking about engineering management. Allison McMillan is an engineering manager for the Atom team at GitHub. We talk about what her role is within the team, how she helps her team grow and improve, and how the management role is different from her previous developer jobs. We’d like to hear from you. What makes a great engineering manager? Let us know at
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01:48 - What does an Engineering Manager do?
05:29 - Having Effective and Successful Meetings
12:20 - Goals as a Developer and Teammate
22:56 - Becoming an Engineering Manager
27:34 - Expectations and Challenges
32:01 - Measuring Yourself and Your Progress
35:10 - Plans to Improve / Having Teammates Rate Your Performance as a Manager
Special Guest: Allison McMillan.