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Discussion on: What does it take to be a senior developer?

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Lorenzo Pasqualis

A way of looking at this:

It is all relative. Senior is a relative measure, so it depends on who's around you. You are a senior engineer when more than 50% of the engineers that work with you are "more junior than you."

What does "more junior" means? Here is a possible definition:

Engineers are more junior than you if, in a given amount of time, they regularly find solutions that most experts would agree are overall noticeably worse than yours.