Being A Tech Lead

Questions by Craig Nicol in September 2015

  • What is a technical lead?
  • What most inspired you about your previous technical leads?
  • What behaviours would you change in technical leads you have worked for?
  • Why do you want to be a technical lead?
  • What scares you most about being a technical lead?
  • How do you measure success as a technical lead?
  • What one thing would make your life as a technical lead easier?
  • What responsibilities are you happy to delegate, and what do you want to control?
  • How do you plan for your own absence, so you can rest on holiday?
  • What qualities do you want your team to have, and how to you help them get that?
  • How do you deal with conflicts in the team?
  • How do you deal with external pressures on the team?

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