Senior Engineers Reduce Risk

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  • Senior engineers reduce risk: technical risk, product risk
  • Startups fail because they build the wrong product. Senior engineers speed up the search for the right product, or narrow the search space.
  • After product-market fit: breaking up teams, breaking up code, scaling
    • All things that affect the larger system
  • Senior engineers find leverage
  • Senior engineers are storytellers. Good at explaining stuff! Essential skill.