The role of a tech lead is more about leading than tech. The tech lead does not have to be the best programmer in the team. Tech is a part of it but people are the rest.
The tech lead role is about supporting people: through coaching, mentoring, teaching, advising, listening, sharing.
It is about knowing when to speak and when to shut up, when to step in and when to move out of the way.
Is about motivating people to pull together to a common goal while learning and developing on the way, and celebrating when they get there.
A tech lead role is not easy … But tech is not the part that makes it difficult.
So let's talk about that part.
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Anemari is an expert in the tech industry, she has been for more than 8 years as a Software Engineer, Consultant, Tech Lead and currently leading the Education team at CodeOp.