Succeeding as the Lone SRE in a Small Team

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Thursday, 12 October, 2023 - 14:2514:45

Danny Kirchmeier, Outschool


Small team dynamics bring their own set of challenges: lack of resources, limited support structures, high pressures, and constant change. Its vital to setup a definition of personal success to be able to weather the storms or failures that come your way. This talk will cover one of the less intuitive but highly effective practices I have embraced.

Danny Kirchmeier, Outschool

Danny has 14 years working in startups and small teams, ranging from a tiny company of just 4 people to a more modest company with over 40 engineers. He's spent the last 8 years focusing on all things SRE related and loves having the opportunity to share and teach others both the technical and personal skills needed to succeed.

@conference {292137,
author = {Danny Kirchmeier},
title = {Succeeding as the Lone {SRE} in a Small Team},
year = {2023},
address = {Dublin},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = oct

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