Just accepted a senior developer position at a new company!

I've been a senior for 6 months and a developer for 2 years. Feels like I'm a bit early.

Any tips?

@hjfitz Keep that attitude; don't get cocky about your ability, and always listen to the people around you. (In fact, ask them for advice.) You do know stuff, and you could probably do a decent job on your own, but other people always know things you don't (e.g. what the thing is actually going to be used for).

Sometimes, investigating a problem leads to you making a completely different solution to the one you were asked to make, and it turns out to be better for everyone involved.


@wizzwizz4 thanks. My motivations for moving to a new company are primarily to learn from other developers so I’m glad you’ve pointed me in this direction

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