Reflections on My First Year at Medallia

My name is Kacyn, and this week is my one-year anniversary of working as a Software Engineer at Medallia. I’ve been reflecting on my first year, and as a female engineer and recent graduate, I’m excited to share my perspective with you. I come from a community that has prioritized the promotion of gender equality. … Continue reading “Reflections on My First Year at Medallia”

New Hire: Project Selection and Execution

Over the years, our engineering team has grown from a dozen super-talented individual contributors to a hundred-strong organization with teams, specialized roles, and responsibilities. With that growth came a need for better mentorship and training. Various initiatives were focused on taking common learnings and evolving them until they were mature enough to be reused for … Continue reading “New Hire: Project Selection and Execution”

Engineering Interview

This post is written to explain our interview process, to better prepare candidates on what we are seeking, and to promote a discussion on better interviewing processes and techniques both internally at Medallia and externally as well. At Medallia, candidates come with all sorts of experiences, new graduates with bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D’s from universities, … Continue reading “Engineering Interview”

Recruiting Perspectives

Why Developers Should Be Active in Recruiting This is in part a response to an article that I recently read, lots of interesting debate over Microsoft’s stack ranking program which seem to have bubbled up since Ballmer announced his departure, a fascinating book about career progression and life suggested by some coworkers, an excellent read … Continue reading “Recruiting Perspectives”