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Episode 7 | Igor Mazor | Managing Software Engineering Teams in a Consultancy

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Managing Software Engineering Teams in a Consultancy​ with Igor Mazor

In the latest episode of The Live Series Podcast, Dave was joined by Igor Mazor who’s a Senior Manager of Software & Data Engineering at Deloitte Consulting.

Igor has been involved in software engineering for the last 7 years, originally starting out as a data engineer after completing his master’s degree back in Israel. He then moved over to Berlin, where he’s had a number of different data engineering positions (up to lead position) and then over the past 2 years has been managing teams and projects at Deloitte Consulting.

In this episode, we discussed the following topics:

  • How he started his career in data engineering & his journey into management

  • The differences between being a coder & a manager

  • His role at Deloitte, how they are set up and the challenges faced in the past 9 months

  • Sacrificing your love for tech to strengthen your people / strategic responsibilities

  • The main differences between leading in a consultancy to a product business

  • The challenge of leading new people and new teams on each project

  • How remote working has affected the consulting world

  • His advice to any engineer looking to make a transition into tech leadership

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