As a Sr. Engineer, it doesn’t matter what you understand

It matters what you can explain

Brian Olson
4 min readMay 15, 2023

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I’ve worked with at least one “Wizard in the Corner” at every job I’ve had.

You know who I’m talking about — the most senior, smartest, most experienced person on the team. They can answer every question, they can solve every…

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Brian Olson

Engineer, formerly at Amazon, currently at Google. All opinions are my own. Consider supporting here: https://devblabs.medium.com/membership