As a mentee, it's important to remember the following:
Anyone in Support Engineering can act as a mentor, but this page is specifically about how Senior+ Engineers can set up and be intentional about mentoring others. Through a trial in November 2019 we determined the following guidelines:
We've started with these simple guidelines to help outline ways you can connect with others.
As a mentor it's important to remember:
The following is an outline of a six-week mentoring program on log parsing with
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strace, with one-hour meetings held weekly. Example projets include creating a runbook and adding new pages to our troubleshooting documentation.
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Depending on the complexity and time available to the mentee, finishing the project may take several more weeks, with meetings held as needed.