Skip to main content

Category: Opinion

The Rise and Fall of a Senior Developer

A slightly ironic look at realities of hiring in IT. True story based on own experiences, discussing a controversial issue of programmer’s rank and seniority, with lots of rants and code samples for entertainment. At some point in my programming career I’ve been named a Senior Software Developer. Then my customers started asking me to help interview their new hires. Many of them applying for a similar senior role. What does this term mean? How did these interrogations go?