Who am I?

My name is Andy Wegner.

I lead, grow and mentor engineering teams in many industries. I've worked as VP of Software Engineering at a telecommunications company, Director of Engineering at a transportation logistics company and at a company working to improve the hiring process for engineers. I've been an individual contributor at a large manuafacturing company. I've built global teams of engineers and delivered solutions that impact customers worldwide. I've personally built software that covers much every aspect of a product's lifecycle in multiple industries.

I was the community owner of Team Vipers for 5 years. Vipers was a gaming community, focused mainly around Team Fortress 2, but we dabbled in other games for brief periods of time. I helped the community prosper. I also built a lot of software to help me in managing the community.

I am an elected Moderator on Stack Overflow and participate across the rest of the Stack Exchange network. I moderate Community Building and Hardware Recommendations as well. I've also built a few tools to help keep the low quality content off the Stack Exchange network.


Recent Posts

Updating the design of the site

Posted on Thu 17 November 2022 in Side Activities • Tagged with technical, Pelican, meta

I've updated this site with a new theme and some under the hood improvements. This article covers those updates and what I hope to accomplish.


Talking about rejection in job searches

Posted on Mon 24 October 2022 in Jobs • Tagged with job, meta, job search

Rejection is part of the job search. But, it's done so poorly that candidates have awful experiences. What does a current job search look like?


Review of Unreal Engine 5 Beginners Guide to Building an Environment

Posted on Tue 18 October 2022 in Review • Tagged with review, technical, learning, unreal engine

My review of the Unreal Engine 5 Beginners Guide to Building an Environment Udemy course


Review of Unreal Engine 5: The Complete Beginner's Course

Posted on Mon 03 October 2022 in Review • Tagged with review, technical, learning, unreal engine

My review of the Unreal Engine 5: The Complete Beginner's Course Udemy course


Review of Unreal Engine 5 - Realistic Environment Design for Beginners course

Posted on Tue 20 September 2022 in Review • Tagged with review, technical, learning, unreal engine

My review of the Unreal Engine 5 - Realistic Environment Design for Beginners Udemy course


Upload your resume, then re-enter it to apply for this job

Posted on Tue 13 September 2022 in Jobs • Tagged with job, meta, job search

Talking through my current role search - How often do I need to re-enter my resume information after uploading?


What Job Source is using which ATS?

Posted on Tue 06 September 2022 in Jobs • Tagged with job, meta, job search

Talking through my current role search - Which Job Source is using which ATS?


Review of Go: The Complete Developer's Guide (Golang) course

Posted on Sun 28 August 2022 in Review • Tagged with review, technical, learning

My review of The Complete Developer's guide course for Golang


I am looking for an engineering leadership role

Posted on Thu 18 August 2022 in Jobs • Tagged with job, meta, leadership, job search

After a recent layoff, I'm looking for a new role


10 Soft Skills to Look For in Senior Software Developers

Posted on Sun 26 June 2022 in Jobs • Tagged with job, meta, leadership

My thoughts on the top soft skills senior software developers need to be successful, republished from Woven