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Zain Rizvi

Zain Rizvi

Software Engineer with over a decade of experience building clouds. Experimenter, Life-long Student. Working at Stripe. Previously: Google, Microsoft

What's it like as a Senior Engineer?

When I started working at Microsoft, fresh out of college, coding was my life. Writing code was the easiest way to build any cool thing that my brain could imagine.  When I thought about what I’d want to do

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The interviewing advice no one shares

“What would you say if I asked you to design me a service capable of responding to thousands of user requests every second and latency was critical?” “Umm...that you have to solve this problem at work. But you’re

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