What Makes a Good Engineering Culture? | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

One of my favorite interview questions that the authors asks engineering candidates is to tell him about one thing they liked and one thing they disliked about the engineering culture at their previous company. He has interviewed over 500 people – many of them from top tech companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon, Palantir, and Dropbox – and over time, this interview question has given him a sense of what good engineers look for and what they’re trying to avoid. Reflecting back on the interview responses and on his own experiences from the past seven years working across Google, Ooyala, and Quora, he has distilled ten things that a team can do to build a good engineering culture.