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