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    Career Path in Technology Companies Career Path in Technology Companies Presentation Transcript

    • 1 Career Path Rollout by Pablo Rodriguez Bertorello
    • Agenda  Intention [CEO]  Rollout of Career Path [Pablo]  Sample Performance Band Plan [VP Product]  Comments on Functional Bands [Technical Fellow, VP Product, VP IT, Agile Coach, VP Marketing]  Compensation [CEO]  Grade Assessment [HR]  Next Steps [Pablo]  Q&A [All]
    • Career Path Planning [CEO]  Company Intention • Our purpose is to bring intelligence to advertising • We are committed to achieving sustainable competitive advantage • Every one is empowered to make it so  Today we Provide Clarity and Transparency on Career Paths • Align career paths consisting of expanded behaviors and responsibilities that align with Company objectives • Clarity on expectations (behaviors, agility, responsibilities, leadership) • Merit based
    • Rollout of Career Path [Pablo]  Engineers/Developers  Product Owners  Tech Operations  Scrum Masters  Product Marketing & Operations
    • Cumulative Performance Bands [Pablo] Contributor Senior Contributor Principal Contributor Distinguished Contributor
    • The Performance Bands: Apprentice [Pablo] “Learn”… at the beginning of your career:  Software is complex business  For instance, it takes several years of apprenticeship to become a sushi chef Contributor Senior Contributor Principal Contributor Distinguished Contributor
    • The Performance Bands: Senior Contributor [Pablo] “Mentor”… to start behaving as a Senior Contributor: i.e.  Start a special interest group, i.e.: • Language: best practices • Market: competitors  Publish your work, i.e.: Weekly Staff: train the team • Blog  Attend engineering and industry courses. Join leadership training Contributor Senior Contributor Principal Contributor Distinguished Contributor
    • The Performance Bands: Principal Contributor [Pablo] “Responsibly set context”…to start behaving as a PrincipalContributor: i.e.  Remove ambiguity: i.e. • Product roadmap • Architecture • Cross-team coordination  Preserve team spirit! Contributor Senior Contributor Principal Contributor Distinguished Contributor
    • The Performance Bands: DistinguishedContributor [Pablo] “Cause directional change”…to start behaving as a DistinguishedContributor: i.e  Scrum Introduction  Innovation Manifesto  Career Path & Compensation  Data platform strategy  Ad server continuous release  … Contributor Senior Contributor Principal Contributor Distinguished Contributor
    • Career Paths: Sources of Disruption [Pablo] Engineers Product Owners Tech Operations Scrum Masters Product Strategy & Operations
    • Career Paths: Cross-FunctionalTech Leadership, Innovation Manifesto as Operating System [Pablo] Engineers Product Owners Tech Operations Scrum Masters Product Strategy & Operations
    • Self Discovery:What weValue -- Star in Every Role & Contributing to Each Other [Pablo]  Communication  Teamwork  Courage  Innovation  Agility  Experience
    • Example Plan: Objective Definition of Cumulative Duties –Untimed Growth [Vipul]
    • Clear Expectation For Each Area ofValue [VP Product] Communication: You listen well, understand context and strive to communicate clearly within timelines. Developer Contributor Communication: You take responsibility for underperformance where you may have failed to set context and be responsive to stakeholders. You share and appreciate success within and outside your team. You are unbiased in your feedback and share best practices. You possess strong verbal and presentation skills to effectively communicate with stakeholders. Developer PrincipalContributor
    • What weValue for Developers [Technical Fellow]  Communication  Teamwork  Courage  Innovation • Quality • Scalable • Efficient  Agility
    • What weValue for Product Owners [VP Product]  Communication  Teamwork  Courage  Innovation • Product Value • Minimum Viable Product • Platform Monetization  Agility
    • What weValue forTech Operations [VP IT, CTO, Agile Coach]  Communication • Proactively communicate and escalate issues  Teamwork  Engage cross-functional teams in our planning  Courage  Innovation • Promote effective changes into our services bringing the right capabilities  Agility  Proactively identify issues and address them before they arise
    • What weValue for Scrum Masters [Maxim]  Communication • Lead  Teamwork • Creating Most Productive Environment  Courage  Innovation  Agility • Continuous Improvement
    • What weValue for Product Strategy Owners [VP Marketing]  Communication  Teamwork  Courage  Innovation • Marketing • Operations & Training • Customer Service  Agility
    • Market Compensation for Bands [CEO]  Converge to pay above market for each Band: annually adjusted to market • Each Band has up to +/- 25% compensation variance • Ranges overlap for adjacent bands • Possible for person in lower band to get paid higher than another in next higher band • Possible to get compensation increase without moving to higher band  Recruiting budget for star in each role
    • Annual Merit Assessment [CEO]  You need to exhibit the behaviors in each value area • Should be self evident to all • No stack ranking • No single judge  Initial assessment done by Tech Leadership: Tech Fellow, VP Product, VP IT, CTO, Agile Coach, VP Marketing, HR, CEO, Pablo  Subsequent assessment will incorporate additional data: • Self assessment • Your peers on your team
    • What’s Next [Pablo]  Local Meetings based on Function  1-on-1 meeting to go over initial band assignment
    • Q&A [All]
    • 24 Thank you