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Engineering

Engineering manager vs senior engineering manager – what’s the difference? 

At Productboard, our engineering career ladder contains two manager titles: manager and senior manager – and we’re hiring for both. But what are the differences between the two roles, and what skills and experience would you need to be a great fit for either one? Read on to find out. 

Sarah Parker

Jiri Necas

Dedicated support from the backstage

‘Productboard is growing rapidly and we’re struggling with effective and quick-enough scaling along with making all processes more effective. There are so many challenges to be solved. And that’s what our team focuses on.

Sarah Parker

Dominik Ilichman

Moving from kOps to EKS

Learn why and how Productboard migrated our existing Kubernetes infrastructure from a self-managed kOps cluster to Amazon’s EKS.

Sarah Parker

Ondrej Bilcik

20 soft skills that will make you a better engineering leader

Soft skills are a multiplier often overlooked when thinking about personal, professional, and career growth. 

Sarah Parker

Deani Hansen

7 ways to improve your designer–PM collaboration

As a product designer, you’ll spend a lot of your time with a product manager. There’s an art to creating an awesome, mutually beneficial working relationship. Here’s what I know.

Sarah Parker

Adam Amran

Orchestrating ML workflows with Airflow

Getting ML into production is hard. Who can help you ship it? Who would own, monitor and maintain the models? Would you just hand over your code to another team and your job would be done? Or the line ends at Jupyter Notebook?

Sarah Parker

Marek Argalas

Joining Productboard as an associate product manager

I joined Productboard a few months ago as an associate product manager. It’s been an extraordinary experience, and I’d like to share with you seven highlights of my journey — so far.

Jiri Necas

Dominik Ilichman

9 ingredients of an excellent engineering manager

What makes individuals, managers, and leaders stand out from the crowd? What separates the best of the best from the masses? What are the behaviors worth modeling regardless of role and level? This is not a comprehensive list, but here are a few things I’ve found or seen make a difference.

Sarah Parker

Deani Hansen

Life as a Productboard engineering manager — an interview with Ivo Klimša

In the latest interview of our People of Productboard series, we caught up with Engineering Manager Ivo Klimša to discuss his journey to Productboard and engineering leadership.

Sarah Parker

Jiri Necas

Inside Productboard’s Platform Tribe

Platform teams essentially form the backbone of fast-growing tech startups. They help your company thrive and scale as your product becomes increasingly more complex, which is why Productboard launched a Platform Tribe this summer.

Sarah Parker

Jiri Brunclik

Scaling our permission model

When Productboard started in 2014, our clear focus was on product managers in smaller teams who lacked a great product management tool. Nowadays, we help much larger companies with thousands of employees, and we need to solve quite different needs and personas.

Sarah Parker

Karel Skopek

Engineering life at Productboard: Personal benefits and professional growth

When it comes to an engineer’s life at Productboard, there’s a lot to cover. We’ve talked about the hiring process, and you got a detailed behind-the-scenes look at our onboarding process, workflow, and team dynamics.

Sarah Parker

Jan Vaclavik