Performance Review Example and Template for Engineering Managers

If you're a tech lead or an engineering manager who needs to deliver a performance review to your directs, here's the template I used to do this, while heading up teams at Uber. You can read about how I do performance reviews for software engineers: I hope you'll find some ideas you can utilize from my approach.

I encourage you to build your own and use this template as inspiration. Putting one together can make focus points clear, ensure consistent delivery between people, and also reduce bias. Especially writing the feedback ahead of time, over making it up as you go is a powerful tool to deliver more objective and less biased feedback.

Download / use the template I use for engineering performance reviews here. Here's how this template looks:

Performance review example and template for software engineers (to use for engineering managers)

You can also browse other templates for software engineers and engineering managers that I created.