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My name is Pawel Hajdan

I help CTOs scale with winning culture and dev infrastructure

Ex-Google Tech Lead โ—† Rational and productive ๐Ÿš€

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Finds and fixes root causes

instead of patching over.

Staff Software Engineer

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Always focused on understanding
what customers really needed
and solving systemic issues.

Staff Software Engineer

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Has the ability to take on very complex tasks spanning over many systems and teams, some of them no one else could or dared
to even try to take on.

Senior Engineering Manager

I help rational and productive tech leaders thrive. ๐Ÿš€

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜๐˜†๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜†:

๐ŸŒ dev velocity slowing down

๐Ÿ˜ต‍๐Ÿ’ซ teams spinning their wheels on activities that don’t move the needle

๐Ÿ”ฅ outages and constant firefighting

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ your super busy schedule

๐Ÿคท‍โ™‚๏ธ team members not speaking up or taking initiative

Is it surprising that up to 70% of software projects ๐Ÿ’ฅ fail? Can you afford that in this challenging economic environment?

๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ (๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—บ) ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ:

๐ŸŽ๏ธ unlock productivity with better dev infrastructure and team dynamics

๐ŸŽฏ express your business goals more clearly, translating to technical terms

๐Ÿšง tackle the root causes of instability, with a blameless postmortem practice

๐Ÿ’ช safely empower the team so you can delegate and think strategically

๐Ÿ™‹‍โ™‚๏ธ improve psychological safety, team dynamics, and intrinsic motivation

๐— ๐˜† ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ:
I’ve spent my formative engineering years with the Chrome’s foundational team, earning the Google Founders’ Award for my contributions. During the amazing growth from a handful of people to thousands of engineers, I’ve fixed, overhauled, and led key parts of the dev infrastructure; providing technical leadership for ~50 contributors.

I repeated the success with re-engineering of Google Cloud’s integration with Let’s Encrypt, and similar system improvements and design reviews at Citadel (one of the leading firms in Finance, #1 in several rankings).

My hands-on experience at scale is a feature. I’m an engineer at heart, easily building rapport with fellow engineers. I’m passionate about getting things done, for good. I’m proud the solutions I’ve created are still running, years from my departure. I’ve entered consulting to help more engineering teams experience the same - and thrive.


Pawel Hajdan

27 Old Gloucester Street

London WC1N 3AX

United Kingdom

+44 20 3146 6818


Mon-Fri 8am - 7pm (UK hours)

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