Technical vs Management ladders
Technical ladder :
This is more on people management, not much on technical stuff, more on deliveries and team management.
Ideal of Dual Career Path
Dual ladder in practice.
In product firms also start-ups like Facebook, Google, Quora, Microsoft and all, you can find great “technical leads” available, with a great potential to solve technical problems and design problem a well
Some of Job Descriptions on Technical Manager
1. The Technical Team Lead should have deep knowledge and practical experience in software design, from design concept creation to development and release and possess excellent communication abilities.
2. Fantastic opportunity with leading Investment banks across India, who are looking for Passionate Technologist having hands on coding and development experience.
3. Will lead the team of functional, technical consultants in the functional areas/s of SD, FICO, MM, HCM, Project Systems, BI, BO etc.
4. Architect with 12yrs of overall experience. Strong in technology architecture and design of complex, enterprise-level applications and systems.
6+ years of relevant J2EE enterprise architecture, data architecture experience