I'll be going into Amazon as a senior engineer leading a team of 6-7 engineers. I have some anxiety as I have never worked in a FAANG company before, and I imagine the bar is high. Things are also trickier as I'll be in a different time zone from the rest of the team.
How can I make a stellar first impression after I start?
As a tech lead, the crucial thing to know is that you need to be great at working through others, and this requires building a lot of trust fast. Here's what I recommend: