In our #InsideAT series, we regularly introduce new employees. Today it's Houssem Chattaoui's turn. He starts with us as a Junior Data Scientist - in the interview he tells us what drove him to join, what his background is and how he likes to spend his life outside of work.
Which position are you taking on at AT?
I start as a junior Data Scientist.
How did you hear about AT come to your attention?
A friend who knows some AT employees recommended the company to me.
Why did you Why did you choose AT?
AT is one of the few companies in Germany that really does data science and is deeply and comprehensively involved with the most advanced technologies. When I looked around the AT website, I noticed that AT is Many interesting projects and has a wealth of experience.
What are you are you looking forward to the most?
Of course, I'm already looking forward to the first data science projects.
What did you done before?
I studied computer science at the University of Passau, specialising in data science. I recently handed in my master's thesis, in which I worked on time series analysis and deep learning for predictive maintenance.
Where were you born and raised?
I was born and grew up in Tunisia, in the Jendouba district.
What do you do in your free time?
I like playing football and volleyball. I also like listening to music and playing video games.
What has been your favourite travel destination so far and where would you definitely like to go?
My favourite destination so far has been Barcelona. Next I would like to go to Lisbon.
What is your favourite film?
My favourite film is Inception.
What was the last book you read?
Business @ the Speed of Thought by Bill Gates.
What was your dream job as a child?
When I was a child, I wanted to be a painter.
What used to be your favourite subject at school?
What would you get up for in the middle of the night?
When my family or friends need me.
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