Impact Assessment Card - Lead Developer

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Mission

  • To understand customer's needs and help the customer state them in a clear, understandable form.
  • To design systems that satisfies customer's needs.
  • To guide your development team to implement those systems.
  • To promote our procedures and standards and to find new opportunities to improve them.
  • To teach by example and words, showing the value of excellence.
  • To value collaboration and critiques as the building blocks for trust with colleagues and customers.
  • To value continuous improvement, seek out opportunities to learn and live by the principles of the Agile manifesto.
  • To contribute to the company's technical culture, sharing your mastery with others.

Values

  • Passion
  • Discipline
  • Teamwork

Attitude

Leadership

You are an organizational model for you colleagues. You live by best practices and require and help others to meet your high standards. You do your best to lead by consensus, listening to your team, but you always remember they look at you as a guide. You protect your team and remove obstacles but keep them committed and fit to create value.

  • I still can't match the expectation (Why? Take a note!)
  • I deliver what's expected
  • I exceed this expectation (Why? Take a note!)

Decisiveness

You take promptly decisions, even on partial data, perceiving the overall impacts on people, schedule and deliverables. You face challenges proactively, not waiting for others to solve problems for you. You handle difficult situations without losing your mind and help others enduring them.

  • I still can't match the expectation (Why? Take a note!)
  • I deliver what's expected
  • I exceed this expectation (Why? Take a note!)

Teamwork

You share your goals with your mates and work with them, never playing the hero or being a team of one. You speak your voice clearly, even when it's difficult, without holding relevant information for fear or stubbornness. When being frank makes you uncomfortable, you still strive to be polite and cheerful so you can make your point.

  • I still can't match the expectation (Why? Take a note!)
  • I deliver what's expected
  • I exceed this expectation (Why? Take a note!)

Self-organization

Your own schedule and workload balance is your responsibility. You have clear what's expected to you each iteration (week, sprint, milestone) and step up to discuss conflicting priorities and possible bottlenecks with the management.

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  • I deliver what's expected
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Lucidity

You have clear what's expected from you and what you have to do to match the expectation. When you feel like you lost your goals, you speak up and do your best to have them clear.

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  • I deliver what's expected
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Strong opinions, lightly held

You speak your mind and sustain your ideas with words and facts, but you are open to criticism and listen with open ears.

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  • I deliver what's expected
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Business impacts

  • You clearly identify the value behind a requirement and orient your work towards the delivery of that value, in accordance with our technical and human standards.
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  • I deliver what's expected
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  • You lead the creation of high-quality software, on time and in budget.
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  • I deliver what's expected
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  • You define the architecture of solutions that fulfill business goals, matching our high quality standards.
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  • I deliver what's expected
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  • You help your team define implementative details of solutions that fulfill business goals, matching our high quality standards.
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  • I deliver what's expected
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  • You sustain the growth of your younger colleagues, promoting the values of delivery quality and human relations both inside and outside the company.
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  • You help your team substantially improve internal projects, leading joint effort and/or directly contributing work as necessary.
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  • You shape new technologies, practices, tools and knowledge, even when you work on customer projects, in accordance with the direction set by the CTO.
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  • I deliver what's expected
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Contributions

  • You actively contribute and/or make sure your team members contribute to Sparkfabrik's internal projects or media, spending effort to backport innovations, keep them up to date or generating content on our channels and on this playbook.
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  • You coordinate, when required by Sales and Communication, the production of a case study on the projects you lead.
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  • You help promoting our brand, from paying attention to your professional social media presence to participating (better if as a speaker) to relevant conferences.
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  • You deliver and/or make sure your team members deliver contributions (bug fixes, documentation, translations) to community projects, leading joint effort and/or directly contributing work as necessary.
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Last updated on 19 Jul 2021