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Staff engineer archetypes
<time datetime="2022-10-07 08:52:49 &#43;0200 &#43;0200">7 October 2022</time><span class="px-2 text-primary-500">&middot;</span><span>56 words</span><span class="px-2 text-primary-500">&middot;</span><span title="Reading time">1 min</span>

Staff engineer archetypes

In my career I’ve been all these roles at one point or another, but at smaller sizes. My current role fits neatly into the Team Lead. There are aspirations for Architect though.

Every staff engineer (or whatever the title is in your company, e.g. Principal Engineer, Expert Developer, etc.) plays all those roles to some degree.