#InsideAT - Our new Data Engineer Michael Heil

by | 10 January 2022 | #InsideAT

In our #InsideAT series we regularly present new employees. Today it's Michael Heil's turn. He starts with us as a Principal Data 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?

Principal Data Engineer

How did you become aware of AT?

I was contacted via a social network.

Why did you choose AT?

In the end, the conversations with my colleagues at [at] convinced me. I found them very open and pleasant.

What are you looking forward to the most?

Having worked mainly in the banking environment so far, I am looking forward to projects in other industries. Furthermore, I am keen to meet and work with new colleagues.

What did you do before?

I was a data engineer in the Daimler Group and most recently built and maintained data-driven applications on a Hadoop platform.

Where were you born and raised?

I was born in Frankfurt am Main and lived in a Frankfurt suburb until I graduated from university.

What do you do in your spare time?

I recently moved to Allgäu because I love spending time in nature and in the mountains. When the weather permits, I like to go skydiving.

What has been your favourite travel destination so far and where would you definitely like to go?

I have always liked North America. Scandinavia is currently at the top of my list of favourite travel destinations.

What was your dream job as a child?

Astronaut or stuntman

What are your three most important work utensils?

Laptop, comfortable chair and my bookshelf

What was the last book you read?

Fast Thinking, Slow Thinking by Daniel Kahneman

What used to be your favourite subject at school?

Sport

What would you get up for in the middle of the night?

My son

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