In our #InsideAT series we regularly present new employees. Today Muhammad Hadeeq it's his turn. He starts with us as a DevOps Engineer - in the interview he tells us what drove him to it, what his background is and how he likes to spend his life outside of work.
What position will you take on at [at]?
I am starting as DevOps engineer at [at].
How did you find out about [at]?
My friend from the University of Passau told me about [at].
Why did you choose [at]?
I have an IT operations and development background with huge interest in deployment of projects. I got to know about the DevOps position at [at], which suits my background and furthermore, I read about the company's working environment, training programs and vision of the company to finally decide working at [at].
What are you looking forward to the most?
I am looking forward to working on different deployment projects using updated technologies, understanding more technical topics, monitoring the applications to ensure its running properly and getting to know new colleagues.
What did you do before?
I completed my bachelor's degree in Software Engineering and recently my master's degree in Computer Science with a focus area of information and communication module at the University of Passau. I have professional experience in development and IT infrastructure in different industries. 🤖
Where were you born and raised?
I was born and raised in Pakistan.
What do you do in your spare time?
I am also interested in script writing, storytelling, content creation, short documentaries and volunteering in different projects. In my free time, I often spend my time doing a mixture of such activities. 🤗
What has been your favourite travel destination so far and where would you definitely like to go?
My favorite destination so far is Zurich, Switzerland where I travelled last year. I like to live in Passau, Germany which is my second home and in future, I definitely want to explore Santorini Island in Greece. 🧳
What was your dream job as a child?
As a kid, I wanted to be an air force pilot just to experience how it feels flying in the air and completing the missions same as in the video games.
What is your favourite film / series?
My favorite series is Big Bang Theory, which is a best mixture of comedy and having fun with friends. 😎
How would you describe yourself in one sentence?
I'm trying to explore the true purpose of life and want to help humanity in some way so I can leave a legacy behind which can benefit other people. 😏
What are your three most important work utensils?
On my desk, I always have a laptop, notepad for quick notes & a stress ball to play time to time.
What was the last book you read?
I started reading Atomic Habits by James Clear recently so that my good habits can overcome some of my bad habits with time. ☺️
What used to be your favourite subject at school?
It's not one, so I'd say physics, mathematics and biology were my favorite subjects in school 🤨.
What would you get up in the middle of the night for.
When I forgot to brush my teeth before sleeping 😒
What do you always carry in your pocket?
Umbrella, keys and chewing gum 🥴