Of course, tax optimization can't fit into a single blog article. But what I can do is point you to several of the biggest knobs you're likely to have available as a tech professional: your employee benefits!
This deceptively simple question comes up quite a lot when I'm talking to clients. There are actually several different questions they might actually be asking! And asking the right question is critical.
You may have heard that Roth accounts are an excellent way to save for retirement, providing you tax-free income in your post-working days, but you may not have delved further, knowing that your income is above the contribution limit. Of course, that's a great prob...
(Warning: this can get pretty complicated pretty quickly. If you're the type who easily falls into analysis paralysis, implement the "mirror" strategy to start with and come back when you've got cycles to spare.)