Allen Cheung has a wealth of perspective on the transitions that software engineers make in the job market.
He manages the engineering team behind Affirm’s customer-facing product.
On this episode we hear from Allen about:
- the build vs. buy decision-making of engineering management
- how software teams scale headcount
- what tech is used in the Affirm stack
- pros & cons of staying an individual contributor (IC) vs. becoming a manager of software engineers