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Rob Hartsock

Rob Hartsock

Sr. Engineering Manager at Abstract

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Seniority

12 Years

Hierarchy

Manager of Managers

Management Experience

Building a Team
Career Path
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Collaboration
Company Culture
Conflict solving
Cross-functional collaboration
Delegate
Firing
Handling Promotion
High Performers
Hiring
Large Number of Reports
Leadership
Managing Expectations
Managing Up
Meetings
New Manager
New Manager of Manager
One-on-one
Remote

Hi everyone! My name is Rob Hartsock and I am currently Engineering Manager at Abstract, where I lead a team of 9 people. Looking forward to meeting you!

Sorry, I am not currently available for mentoring sessions.

Stories

Company Culture That Strives for Diversity and Inclusion
29 January

Rob Hartsock shares two experiences he’s had with company culture at two different companies and how he advocated for inclusion and diversity in both of those situations.

Company Culture
Diversity
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Rob Hartsock

Rob Hartsock

Sr. Engineering Manager at Abstract

Embracing and Growing Into the Role of an Amazing Leader
29 January

Rob Hartsock describes how he accidentally got into people management and shares knowledge he gained on how to be an empowering leader.

Personal growth
Career Path
New Manager
Leadership
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Rob Hartsock

Rob Hartsock

Sr. Engineering Manager at Abstract

Experience

Engineering Manager

Abstract

Nov 2018 - current

Director, Engineering

Verve

Jan 2011 - Nov 2018

Engineering Manager

GreatCall

Mar 2007 - Jan 2011

\* Collaborated with Product to launch major redesign, rebuild and rebranding of the company’s corporate website, various online properties and shopping cart systems \* Launched numerous new products and online tools for internal and external customers, as well as improve the overall platform \* Introduced new software development processes, best practices and strategies to better align engineering and product efforts \* Reduced budget by 30% by streamlining product release schedules, integrating new development tools and introducing the agile methodology into the engineering workflow \* Conducted regular 1:1’s with my team, as well as providing mentorship and coaching \* Conducted and participated in weekly code reviews \* Wrote all of the company’s product requirements, technical specs and engineering documentation \* Collaborated with the larger Product org to improve overall strategy, project management and roadmaps

Principal Engineer

Digital One Designs

Sep 2001 - Mar 2007

\* Built highly scalable and high performance products, platforms and API’s (Rails, JavaScript, HTML, CSS) \* Established new development processes that greatly reduced development time, release schedules and production bugs \* Led the redesign and development of hundreds of products and development of internal research projects \* Worked closely with project managers and clients to deliver all products ahead of schedule whenever possible \* Wrote all technical and support documentation

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