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I am new to a place in which the team was formed out of another dev who is experience in the tech/product domain and myself.

My problem is that this guy keeps doing the new/cool tasks leaving me with the old ones (check my previous question to have more context).

Is it my problem that I want to work on cool new tasks and be involved in our system solution? Is it wrong to have the desire to part of the decision?

What happens is that everyday he says he's doing something, but at the end of the day he shows a solution for an important issue. He knows the technology while I don't, and that's why he knows what/how should things be done.

The manager is fairly new and they prefer someone with experience.

I feel frustrated, I need to be involved, I am so frustrated that I may not have even asked this question properly. I am afraid I will be perceived as under performing.

Will I be perceived bad if I asked to be involved?

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    I feel that your previous question is basically the same as this one, where you are also asking that you fear you will be perceived as under performing and where you also expressed your dissatisfaction with the tasks you currently have. Thus, I am voting to close this question as duplicate of your previous one. If your current question is different please edit your post to reflect so. – DarkCygnus Sep 9 at 20:43
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Is it my problem that I want to work on cool new tasks and be involved in our system solution?

I don't see how wanting to be involved is a "problem".

Perhaps the thing here is that you only want to work with "cool new tasks" and not with older tech (and thus your frustration).

Is it wrong to have the desire to part of the decision?

No, it's not wrong. In fact, it's good that an employee has such desire and willingness to participate.

Will I be perceived bad if I asked to be involved?

Not at all.

You can surely ask to be given "new and cool" tasks (i.e., tasks on the new projects), but it is up to management to decide if they will give them to you or not. Seems that currently you are needed to work on older tech.

It is then up to you to carry on with those tasks, either with a positive attitude or a negative one

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