Building Engineering Teams with Tramale Turner

With a few impressive exceptions, software is rarely written by one person.  It takes a team and as that team outgrows a single shared office, coordination and communication become emergent problems.  There are lots of lessons to be learned from companies that have already found approaches that scale.

In this episode, I interview Tramale Turner, Head of Engineering, Traffic, and Seattle Site Lead at Stripe.  We discuss infrastructure, organizational structure, and some insights made at Stripe.  It’s an in-depth conversation with useful advice for all stages of the journey of a modern software engineer.

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I’m Geof Wheelwright, tech journalist and host of the Arm Viewpoints podcast. I’ve been documenting the evolution of the computer industry since the birth of the pc. Having witnessed the mobile revolution first-hand, it’s my pleasure to be working with Arm, the company whose technology sparked it all, we bring you the latest stories from the center of the tech world. In recent episodes, I’ve had fascinating conversations with executives, engineers, industry experts, and futurists from both inside and outside of Arm. We’ve covered topics from AI, data security, software-defined vehicles, robotics, and cybercrime to the promise of 5G and the future of healthcare – and we’re just getting started. Join me as we speak with an ever-expanding roster of the people at the heart of technology, as we explore the evolving world of computing. Download and subscribe to Arm Viewpoints at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts.

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