From developing code to developing people

“You’re a senior engineer, you’ve mentored junior engineers, and now you’re wondering if you should be a manager.

Hear from an experienced Sr. engineer on the rewards and hardships of moving to management, and how developing people is harder, and easier than developing code.”



Doug Ireton


Doug Ireton is the Seattle Delivery Lead at, an AWS consulting firm.

Passionate about DevOps, he started the Seattle CoffeeOps Meet-up group ( in 2015.