Technical Careers Beyond Sr. Engineer

At times, it feels like everyone qualifies to be a Sr. Engineer. After a year of experience, many companies can’t really distinguish between engineering levels. It can be difficult for engineers to understand how to grow in a technical career. Years of experience are the only real factor. In this talk, we present technical paths beyond a senior engineering level. We present companies that promote different growth tracks along with engineers that distinguish themselves. This will provide actionable opportunities along with ideas on how to identify when your current role won’t grow and how to respond.



Stephen Shary


Lead Engineer at ACV Auctions

I am a full-stack developer and technical lead that uses Python, JVM languages and Javacript. I enjoy functional programming, delivering production code as fast as