I’m the only developer at my company. We’re a “corporate startup”. Pay is crap. Might be hiring generic “IT Engineers”. Get a team of interns and to work with contractors that fulfil the bulk of our development (sometimes).
@hjfitz job satisfaction to me is a combination of 1) salary 2) am I learning stuff? 3) do I enjoy it? 4) am I making a difference?
If salary is low then the others need to be good.
@simon it’s a bit of a tough one I think - the salary (especially as a “senior” engineer) is incredibly low. Like below national average in the UK (in general) low.
I’m not learning anything new, but there are *some* enjoyable aspects.
Making a huge difference in how we build applications, but they’re all basic React apps.
We’re supposedly hiring some engineers, but I don’t know if it’s worth the wait. Might have hit seniority before doing the actual hard work.
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