Understanding Code

By Circle CI

Level 1

Is able to gain context within team's domain with help from more senior engineers.

    Level 2

    Understands a portion of the team's domain, can gain sufficient context to work productively in that portion.

      Level 3

      Understands their team's domain at a high level and can gather sufficient context to work productively within it. Has expertise in a portion of their team's domain.

        Level 4

        Has expertise in their team's domain, including the breadth of services, how they interact, and data flows between systems. Understands adjacent domains as they affect their team.

          Level 5

          Has expertise in a set of related team's domains, including the breadth of services, how they interact, and data flows between systems.

            Level 6

            Has expertise in the organization's architecture, including all domains, their bounded contexts, and how they interact with each other.

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