Every week we are speaking with many excellent candidates looking for a new opportunity. In our Featured Candidate section we speak with those candidates and highlight some of the great work they have recently done.
Hi there, please introduce yourself, tell us who you are, what your profession is and feel free to add anything cool about you that we should know.
My name is Nurdin, I am a data engineer, I take billions of events per day and transform them into actionable information.
What was your most recent role and how did it contribute to the success of the company you worked for?
I worked as a Senior Data Engineer at an AdTech Company, take a variety of raw data and provide accurate reporting for clients and debugging capabilities for development and support.
Was there any aspect of the project or work that you were involved with that you are especially proud of?
One project I played a big part in was mentioned by the CEO in a public town hall and to shareholders. Another project working with client services I was told was really helping to improve relations with clients.
Have you had a chance to work with any cool technologies (languages, platforms, cloud software) in the last couple years?
I’ve learned and successfully used Scala, Spark, HDFS, Kafka, Druid, Hortonworks Data Platform in the last few years.
Is there a particular soft skill that you take pride in?
I’m most proud of my optimism and perseverance.
When interviewing for current roles, is there anything you’ve seen/been part of in the Toronto market that you would consider innovative?
I’ve worked in AdTech for 7 years, I also think FinTech is very interesting.
What are you looking for in your next employment challenge?
I enjoy solving challenging problems and making things better.