| ||Ask HN: Learning tech leadership vs. growing as a developer?|
53 points by dark_lands on Dec 14, 2018 | hide | past | favorite | 14 comments |
|I work in a startup which is growing at a steady pace. We are competing with some of the other companies in the market with similar revenue.
Started working here right after college and
was learning a lot of things on my way. I have worked on some challenging problems which make me learning and advance as a developer.
In the past 4-6 months though, the shift has all moved to not just delivering release but to manage them end-to-end. We don't have any tech leads in the company and this is an expectation from individual developers like me, about 1 to 4 years into the industry to run the project, not just develop them which includes talking to customers, defining a plan, and executing it while also developing it usually in team of size not bigger than two.|
This is the only workplace I've worked at yet. And I'm confused if whether to grow as a tech lead yet when I still want to learn to better and bigger software with good architectures and good code quality. Should I take a detour and focus on learning project management?
Is this also even advisable to learn project leadership of this sort?
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