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Christian McCarrick

Christian McCarrick

Engineering Leader at Facebook

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    My name is Christian McCarrick and I am currently an Engineering Leader at Facebook. I was most recently the VPE at Auth0 - managing a large distributed engineering organization. I have been in technology for about 20+ years with the last 15 in engineering management roles. I have become very interested in improving the craft of software engineering leadership and I hope Plato can make a difference. I also host a podcast called, SimpleLeadership where I interview other technology leaders.

    About me

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    Seniority

    23 Years

    Hierarchy

    Executive

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    Handling an average-performing employee who wants a promotion

    6 December

    Christian describes how he handled an average-performing employee who wanted to be promoted.

    Handling Promotion
    Salary / Work Conditions
    Career Path
    Managing Expectations
    Performance
    Engineering
    Product
    How to implement new work processes in a tech team?

    6 December

    As a new manager, Christian decides to introduce new processes to his reluctant engineering team to improve its efficiency.

    Team Reaction
    Dev Processes
    Convincing
    New Manager
    Team Processes
    Engineering
    Product
    I had to let go of an employee that I had personally advised the company to hire

    6 December

    Christian advises his company to hire one of his ex-colleagues for a vacant QA Engineer role, even though he is not completely suitable for the role.

    Feelings Aside
    Company Culture
    Firing
    Hiring
    Feedback
    Productivity
    Performance
    Engineering
    Product
    Embracing timeboxing to better allocate your time

    6 December

    Christian shares with us how used a methodology called timeboxing to improve his time allocation and to become more productive.

    New Manager
    Team Processes
    Health / Stress / Burn-Out
    Productivity
    Engineering
    Product
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