Blameless postmortems

We don’t know yet how to build the perfect money transfer service, but one thing we know is how to screw up! What’s a screw up at TransferWise? There are plenty of variants. The most obvious one is introducing a bug in production that requires an emergency release.

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Why you shouldn’t be afraid to switch teams

At TransferWise we always aim for the best for our customers. To achieve world class results, good looks are not enough—you have to be the best from the inside out. That is the reason we are constantly looking to improve how we work, think, act, and treat our fellow

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What’s left to do?

When a company already has a working product and many happy users, it’s usually difficult for outsiders to understand why they are hiring more people. What’s left to do? I often ask such a question to candidates during interviews, in a slightly provocative way to see how they

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DDT - Developer Driven Testing

There are no testers at TransferWise. Not a single-one. This deliberate choice has been made already a long time ago and I believe it's a key element of our engineering culture: Engineers own the quality of the product. You could actually say we have a lot of Quality Engineers (QE)

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Your value is not in your title

In a job, often, you pick two out of those three things: Interesting and challenging work Competitive compensation (like salary and various perks) Fancy job titles The fancy job title is a nice way to compensate for deficiencies in the other areas, especially in the "interesting work" one.

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