I was able to guarantee that our service (which is at the bottom of the attack of our infrastructure) doesn’t take upper of the stack dependencies.

Everything in our company infrastructure requires our service to operate. It means that our service cannot depend on anything else. …

I failed to build a relationship with a key contributor which led to a lot of frictions and slowed down my own growth.

I worked in an engineering team. The team had an established senior engineer. My personal take on the engineer is that they were a) strongly opinionated, b)…

My team provides X509 certificates for many use cases inside of the company network. One such use case is to use them for a sandboxed web service identity. Almost every company engineer uses these web services to test their changes to web sites and APIs in preproduction.

The company has…

Once, when I just joined my last team I was looking through team members' tasks and code reviews to learn more about this team problem space.

One day I noticed that an engineer made a code change to move a serial number generation from a distributed sequential counter to a…

During a performance evaluation, one peer provided no-data-to-evaluate feedback to one of my reports. They surprised me. What did I overlook?

Let’s name the peer — Terra and my report — Ken. Ken is a young engineer. I prepared an individual project for Ken, for his growth. I also assigned…

I learnt about Dubai from pictures on internet fifteen years ago. Modern and luxurious architecture amazed me. I researched a little more about the place. I got surprised. It was a small tribal town only a century ago. …

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