In our #InsideAT series we regularly present new employees. Today it's Andreas Ditte's turn. He starts with us as a Senior Machine Learning 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]?
Senior Machine Learning Engineer
How did you find out about [at]?
Job postings on Data Science.
Also: Alexander Thamm himself was interviewed in one of the podcasts I regularly listen to.
Why did you choose [at]?
Development opportunities in the context of strong growth, strong data science know-how in the company, start-up feeling, corporate culture, sympathy in the application process.
What are you looking forward to the most?
Take responsibility and learn internally about Data Science.
What did you do before?
Big Data Consultant: Data Engineering, Cloud Infrastructure, Data Science, ...
Where were you born and raised?
Born in Russia, grew up in Germany in Emsland.
What do you do in your spare time?
Jogging (5K), playing guitar (Western), windsurfing, cooking, various sideprojects.
What has been your favourite travel destination so far and where would you definitely like to go?
Portugal - friendly people, great nature, lots of sea.
In any case, I want to go to Southeast Asia again.
What are your three most important work utensils?
Mouse, keyboard, headset.
What used to be your favourite subject at school?
What would you get up for in the middle of the night?
For an adventure.
What do you always carry in your pocket?
Airpods - you never know when you'll get stuck somewhere and have to wait.