Today’s guest is Josh Kaderlan, Staff Software Engineer at Lob, a direct mail and address verification API company that automates and simplifies direct mail and address verification, giving businesses greater flexibility, visibility, and accuracy of offline communications and data. There are so many different and non-traditional paths to becoming a staff engineer and, in today’s episode, you’ll hear a bit about Josh’s; starting in quality assurance, moving into development, and ultimately ending up where he is today, which he attributes to his wide breadth of knowledge and the valuable lessons he learned along the way. We discuss why Josh considers himself a generalist, the role that incident management plays in his work, and how he influences his peers by cultivating authentic relationships. Most important to Josh is how the work he does improves the experience of his colleagues and provides value to customers, and he shares some of his tips for staff engineers and organizations looking to have a similar impact. Tune in today to learn more and receive some practical advice and resources!