Senior Engineering Manager Goal Examples
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Protect the team from overcommitting and scope creep
When you work within the OKR framework, everything is a stretch goal. In situations like this, it’s easy to want to overcommit so that you can hit 100% of the goal (when in reality, 70% is the goal). That’s why it’s important for us to ensure that the team isn’t overcommitting to work, that we tackle scope creep problems as they come up, and that we prevent burnout on the team.
Be a great manager
Engineering and product leaders are all too familiar with the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. This document outlines better ways of developing software and helping others do it. Read more about it here: https://hypercontext.com/blog/management-skills/how-to-be-a-great-manager
Execute with high output and quality
Engineering is all about integrity. Integrity consists of quality, timeliness and efficiencies. Let’s focus our efforts on improving the integrity of our system over the next quarter.
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Improve your management skills
Great managers keep their team engaged, high performing and retained. Even if you are already a great manager, there's always room for improvement. Let’s make a concerted effort to continue to listen, learn, and grow in our engineering management skills and foster a culture of sharing and actioning on feedback.
Coach and develop the team
All high performing teams have coaches. To get our team to be at it’s best, we have to focus on coaching and developing everyone on it.
Build a team of high performing engineers
They say you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with. Increase the quality of that average by helping your team level up in their skills as engineers and as high-performing individuals.
Ensure your team’s technical proficiencies
The foundation of a strong engineering team lies within their technical abilities. Let’s focus on levelling up the team’s technical proficiencies.
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