In our #InsideAT series, we regularly introduce new employees. Today it's Victor Seifert's turn. He starts with us as a Junior Data Engineer - in this interview he tells us what drove him to join, what his background is and how he likes to spend his life outside of work.
What position will you take on at AT?
Victor Seifert: I have been a junior since 1.1.2019 Data Engineer at AT.
How did you become aware of AT?
Victor Seifert: I have already worked at AT two days a week for the last two years during my Masters at university - I first became aware of AT when I was looking for a working student job where I would not only do repetitive tasks, but would be challenged and supported.
Why did you choose AT?
Victor Seifert: The relaxed, collegial Atmosphere as well as the wide-ranging field of application and professional environment impressed me during my time as a working student.
What are you looking forward to the most?
Victor Seifert: What I look forward to most is the view from the roof terrace over Munich to the mountains.
What did you do before?
Victor Seifert: Before joining AT, I worked as a working student software developer for an automated password & access management company.
What do you do in your spare time?
Victor Seifert: Playing PC, running, reading, eating, sleeping.
What has been your favourite travel destination so far and where would you definitely like to go?
Victor Seifert: My favourite travel destination was Nepal, on the one hand because I was in Kathmandu by chance one morning during the Holi Festival, on the other hand the majestic mountain ranges of the Himalayas made a deep impression on me during trekking tours lasting several weeks.
What was your dream job as a child?
Victor Seifert: As a child, I wanted to become an officer in the German Armed Forces - which I almost did after graduating from high school. However, I decided against a career in the air force 5 days before I was due to enlist, mainly because I was put off by the long commitment period (15 years).
What is your favourite series?
Victor Seifert: My favourite series is "iZombie" by Rob Thomas.
What are your three most important work utensils?
Victor Seifert: My brain, StackOverflow and a notepad.
What was the last book you read?
Victor Seifert: At the moment I am reading "Burmese Days" by George Orwell.
What could you definitely not do without in your travel suitcase?
Victor Seifert: I've never travelled with a suitcase, but my backpack always contains at least two or three books and my travel diary.
What used to be your favourite subject at school?
Victor Seifert: Maths or Psychology.
What would you get up for in the middle of the night?
Victor Seifert: For a flat fire. Otherwise, I can't think of any reason to leave my bed in the middle of the night.
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