19 - Jean Louise Manalo

This week Jean Louise, a Director of Customer Success at Bitly, and Sean talk about the challenges of becoming a manager and what it's like to be the main interface between customers and engineering.

Posted on February 8, 2016 .

18 - Kyle Purdon

Kyle and Sean talk about the path from academia to industry, life in Bitly Denver, and the strange new world of deep links.

Editorial Note:  This episode was recorded back in October, apologies for the late publishing.

Posted on January 12, 2016 .

16 - Empire State Of Mind

Posted on August 6, 2015 .

13 - Everybody Wants You

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Sam and Sean talk about what exactly product marketing is and what it's like to work in a position that touches many different teams across the company.

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#shameless_plugs

  • Michael, Tanvir, and Oliver will be at GopherCon this week. If you're in Denver, CO, say hi!
  • Georgi is teaching a tutorial at OSCON
  • Please rate and review on iTunes to help new people find the podcast.
Posted on July 7, 2015 .

12 - All By Myself

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Justin of BetterDiff and Sean talk about the challenges and benefits of building a product on your own vs building as part of a larger team.

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Posted on June 30, 2015 .

11 - Danger! High Voltage

Posted on June 23, 2015 .

7 - Changing

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Russell and Sean talk about the transition from writing code all day to doing code + manager type things.

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Posted on May 19, 2015 .

6 - Glamorous

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Dan and Sean talk about product management and the relationship between product management and engineering.

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If you're in Denver, CO the week of 5/18-5/22 come out and spend some time with the Bitly Engineering crew! Check where we'll be and RSVP for events below below:

Posted on May 12, 2015 .

Episode 2 - Ch-Ch-Changes

Episode 1 - Staying Alive

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This week Dan and Sean talk about ops things:

  • One path through life to becoming an ops lead.
  • The importance of teamwork and egolessness when fighting fires.
  • The awesome old world of big iron.
  • The fun but scary new world of Google/Facebook/AWS style systems.
  • Automation fun.
Posted on March 2, 2015 .