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Alexandra Sobhani

Alexandra Sobhani

Manager of Web Engineering at Signafire

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Hello 👋

Unfortunately, I don't have any available slot for the next 4 weeks

    Hey! I'm Alexandra - I manage the web engineering teams (13 direct reports) at a small data analytics company in soho nyc. They work in Angular/React/Node and Clojure. Previously I was tech lead for a team of full stack developers at ADP's innovation lab and a data analytics consultant at Accenture. I co-organize the Women Tech Leaders NYC meetup https://www.meetup.com/WTL-Women-Tech-Leaders-NYC. I read 128 books in 2018 (beating my 96 from 2017) Slack me about hiring, team culture, orchestrating large scale rewrites, productivity/morale, introvert-extrovert relations, or just to say hi!

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    2 Years

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    Manager of ICs

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    Investigating the Need For Rewriting a Code Base and Then Successfully Doing So

    27 February

    Alexandra Sobhani, Manager of Web Engineering at Signafire, demonstrates how she discovered the need for a code base rewrite within her company and how she managed to make it work with a quick turn around.

    Impact
    Toxic Atmospheres
    Engineering
    Sourcing, Interviewing, and Hiring When Time is Sensitive

    27 February

    Alexandra Sobhani, Manager of Web Engineering at Signafire, describes how she went above and beyond to quickly source, interview, and hire new engineers when more than half of her team quit at the dawn of her new role as manager.

    Health / Stress / Burn-Out
    Hiring
    Ownership
    Scaling Team
    Engineering
    Gaining Team Respect as a New Manager

    27 February

    Alexandra Sobhani, Manager of Web Engineering at Signafire, shares a personal story where she felt unwanted by one or more of her new engineers and how she overcame this, gaining the respect she needed as a manager.

    New Manager
    Personal Growth
    Diversity
    Internal Communication
    Changing Company
    Engineering
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