Becoming a go-to person gets you promoted

To reach the Senior level, you need to increase your scope, impact, and ownership.

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To reach the Senior level, you need to increase your scope, impact, and ownership. One of the best ways to do that is to become a “go-to” person or an expert. You could be the “database expert”, “Python expert”, “caching expert”, “frontend expert”, “Typescript expert”, etc.

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At Meta, senior individual contributors are an important part of how we think about growing careers and building effective organizations in data science and data engineering.

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