Talk

To be or not to be a manager in 2020

Conference
Methodology & Culture

As a technical person, in your carrer, you might have opportunities to become a team lead or a manager. Is this a good idea ? What are the expectations for this kind of positions ? What can be your expectation in taking such a job ? Is being technical/knowing how to code a true asset in this adventure ? Or one should put one's technical expertise on the shelf ? What are the special tips of doing technical teams and projects handling ? What is similar to other jobs ? I shall give you pointers and feedbacks about this kind of job positions and some ongoing reflexions. Sharing of personal experience and other colleagues's I have coached on this path Theses experiences come from both the field and trenches but also from books and some inspiring people

Scheduled on Friday from 10:35 to 11:25 in Room 5

Career
Career Opportunities
Management

Nicolas Helleringer

Criteo

Nicolas Helleringer is VP engineering of the SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) department at Criteo in charge of handling the software infrastructure (Chef, Hadoop, Kafka, SQL & NoSQL, CI/CD, SDKs, performance optimizations and Data analytics) and operations on this platform for the R&D. He used to work for 7 years at mappy.com (Maps & Travel planning) and contributed to the fuzzy logic engine for searching addresses on this platform He has been involved in the implementation of the geo/spatial module in Hibernate Search

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