On being an Engineering Manager (2018)

In this post, I will share what I learned and the challenges I faced, at Babylon Health as an Engineering Manager, as we continuously grow both as a company and as a team: Nowadays I am more balanced between delivering value to the end-user versus being a purist. As an…

Career choices

I started working right after university, in August 2010. My degree in particular, Computer Science, was quite pragmatic and had a decent focus in technologies being used in the Portuguese market: Java and C#/.Net. This meant that it would be easy to find a role using those technologies after…

On being an Engineering Manager (2017)

In this post I will share what I learned throughout the last year (2017) as a engineering manager of 10 people and how it has impacted me, as a professional. A manager should act as a buffer for his/her team. New features, spec changes, requirements are a constant flow.…