Let's improve current on call process
This is a proposal to make improvements to our current on call process and rotation by sharing the burden of this responsibility across more engineers on the team. The proposal includes creating two separate rotations, splitting the responsibiltiies of these two rotations, and adding everyone that's a software engineer level 1 (frontend or backend) or higher to the new rotation. Continue reading for more details!
Currently, we only have four engineers on the on call rotation which means every two weeks (because we always have a primary and a secondary person on call), every individual has on call responsibilities. This is not sustainable. We also want to improve developer happiness and engagement and prevent putting our quarterly objectives in danger due to on call responsibilities taking up a non-insignificant amount of time and effort every two weeks. An additional benefit is an increase in opportunities for more folks to get familiar with