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"Four growth strategies for individual contributors"

Below is an article originally written by Patrick Shields, Principal Software Engineer at PowerToFly Partner CircleCI, and published on March 3, 2020. Go to CircleCI's page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.

There's not a right or wrong career path for software engineers. Some find a natural niche as leaders and work into management positions where they end up leading teams and designing career paths for others. Conversely, some thrive and become leaders by developing their own paths as an individual contributor (IC). Pat Shields, CircleCI's chief architect, recently wrote about his experience growing as an individual contributor, including advice about how engineers on the IC route can succeed in their careers. We're reposting it here.

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