This book is about how to become a successful staff engineer and leader. It provides helpful tips and advice on everything from developing technical expertise to managing projects, communicating with stakeholders, and more. Whether you’re just starting out in your career or looking for ways to take your engineering team to the next level, this book has something for you.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to be a successful staff engineer and leader. It provides helpful tips and advice on everything from developing technical expertise to managing projects, communicating with stakeholders, and more.
- The author has a lot of firsthand experience and offers great advice.
- The book is filled with helpful tips and resources.
- It’s applicable to engineers at all levels of their careers.
- It is a very dense read
- May be too specific for some readers
- Not many graphics or illustrations
Learn more about the author
Will Larson is a staff engineer at Google and the author of Staff Engineer. He has more than ten years of engineering experience in startups, large tech companies, and academic research labs.
“The book has great pragmatic advice that is based on the author’s wealth of experience as a software engineer and engineering manager. I found it to be an enjoyable read, and many of the concepts resonated with my own experiences.”
“This book is a fantastic resource for anyone looking to become a top-tier staff engineer. Larson provides clear and concise advice on everything from developing technical skills to managing projects, and his writing style is easy to follow. I would highly recommend this book for any engineer who wants to become more effective in their role.”
“If you are an engineer looking to move into a leadership role, or want to understand what one does on a day-to-day basis, this book is for you. Larson provides great insight and advice based on his own experiences as both a staff engineer and manager.”
“I really enjoyed this book! It was well written and provided a lot of great advice for staff engineers. I would recommend it to anyone looking to develop their career in engineering.”