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Marco Sgrignuoli

Marco Sgrignuoli

Engineering Manager at Facebook

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Seniority

3 Years

Hierarchy

Manager of ICs

Management Experience

Cultural differences
Career Path
New Manager
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
Handling Promotion
Leadership
Coaching / Training / Mentorship

Hey everyone, I'm Marco, Eng Manager at Eaze. Originally from Italy, I now live in San Francisco. For most of my professional career I've been a Front End SW eng and transitioned to management ~2.5 years ago. I currently lead 11 engineers in the Consumer Team, dealing with problems like: scaling the team, hire/promote other managers, org restructure and growing as a manager myself. In my spare time I like cooking, traveling (especially motorcycle roadtrips) and get my hands dirty with small woodworking projects. I've been a mentee for a long time and I'm very excited to join the mentors' club!

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What to Expect When Transitioning From an Individual Contributor to a Manager
11 June

Marco Sgrignuoli, Director of Engineering at Eaze, speaks on his experience of transitioning from an individual contributor (IC) to a manager providing an honest account of difficulties he faced during that process.

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Marco Sgrignuoli

Marco Sgrignuoli

Engineering Manager at Facebook

Experience

Mentor

Plato

Jul 2019 - current

Weekly mentoring sessions with other engineering managers.

Software Engineer

Optimizely

Jul 2013 - Mar 2016

Started the Mobile team with two other engineers. Responsible for the first version of the web editor from the architecture and design to the implementation Developed a playground tool that drastically reduced the barriers for using the mobile product. It enabled everyone in the company to use the product, reducing the complexity and time of setup for every user from 2-5 hours to 2 minutes and eliminated the need of maintenance for the end user Implemented minor features and performance improvements for the iOS SDK Marketing product to let potential customers try the product online right away with no setup needed Worked on transitioning the FE codebase to a new stack with the final goal of moving from a one-product company to a platform of multiple products. Met with clients, helped the technical support team, onboarded new team members and tutored interns.

Front End Engineer

HealthTap

May 2012 - May 2013

Directly worked with the CTO to define the front-end architecture for the new web and mobile versions of the main product. The goal was to have a modular and flexible structure that would facilitate the code reusability across multiple platforms (web, iOS, Android) and the scalability. Worked on the web and iPad development. Actively contributed in building the development team.

Front End Engineer

Ooros

Sep 2010 - Aug 2011

Front-end developer focused on web and mobile, and responsible for user interfaces and usability aspects. Participating in the company's main project as well as external consulting. Working in a research team developing a framework for mobile devices called is4.mobi (Interactive Services for Mobiles) in cooperation with Telecom Italia, Aton \[aton.eu\], ISMB \[ismb.it\] and Università di Torino.

Art director

Kutcomm

Feb 2007 - Aug 2007

Internship during my bachelor. I worked as a photographer, graphic designer and art director.

Co-founder

Strayorange

Jan 2007 - May 2011

A freelance creative group co-founded with Carlo Alberto Ferraris \[cafxx.strayorange.com\]. Web development, graphics and multimedia as end products, R&D and project management internally.

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