Tech Lead Skills for Developers

Pat Kua

Chief Scientist

N26

Pat Kua

Thursday, 5 December 2019

09:30-17:30 // Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin

Congratulations! You’re now a Tech Lead? But what are you supposed to do differently than when you were just a software engineer? Many companies do not prepare people for the transition into a new role, that demands new skills. In this course, we will explore the definition of a Tech Lead, understand the different skills required to be an effective Tech Lead and learn some tools that you can immediately apply in your own team.

This course focuses on technical leadership skills through discussion, theory and practical exercises.

What you will take away from this workshop:

  • A better understanding of what the Tech Lead role is
  • Why the Tech Lead role is necessary
  • What makes the Tech Lead unique from other leadership roles
  • Tools that make a Tech Lead more effective
  • What a Technical Vision is and how to shepherd a team towards a Technical Vision
  • Why Cross Functional Requirements matter
  • How to identify and manage Cross Functional Requirements

Level: Intermediate

Audience: Tech Leads, Lead Developers or Senior Software Engineers about to or already leading an development team

About Pat Kua

Patrick Kua is the Chief Scientist and former CTO of the mobile bank N26 (Berlin, Germany), where he is building the engineering group that will change modern retail banking for people like you and me. Formerly a Principal Technical Consultant at ThoughtWorks, he is the author of three books, The Retrospective Handbook, Talking with Tech Leads and most recently, Building Evolutionary Architectures. Patrick is a frequent conference speaker, blogger and is passionate about bringing a balanced focus between people, organisations and technology.

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