Engineering leaders?



Cisco, IBM
Sep 3, 2018 4 Comments

Is there a designation like “engineering leader” in companies like Apple, Tesla? I see linkedin profile with that title but couldnt make out if they are just TL, first like manager or VP. Any pointers?


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TOP 4 Comments
  • Principal Engineer
    Sep 3, 2018 1
    • Proofpoint / Other foodtruckj
      Principal engineer doesn't mean much because it could mean different things in different companies.
      There is also Senior Staff SWE and Distinguished Engineer and many other titles.
      Sep 3, 2018
  • Yelp / Mgmt LunaBarMad
    No. It's just good marketing by people who want to be seen as leaders. Recruiter talk.
    Sep 3, 2018 0
  • Proofpoint / Other foodtruckj
    I think it's similar to 'Head of Business Development'' title used in FANG LinkedIn profiles.
    In engineering, it's a level higher than Manager but below a Director.
    Sep 3, 2018 0


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