Kauhik is a Senior Staff Engineer at Instacart.
- Most important skill: identify, deliver, and measure the impact. At the Senior Staff level, it's not enough to execute on a technical vision, you also need to spend time identifying and measuring impact.
- Advice: talk to stakeholders across the company to identify problems and areas of impact. This includes non-eng functions like PM, design, customer support.
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