Due to the pandemic pause, we are speaking with many more excellent candidates looking for a new or additional work than normal. In this feature 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.
Hi, my name is Ram, I'm a Senior Level Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer with 8 years of experience. I have keen interest and wide exposure in Product Development, Validation, Customer Support, Innovation and Process Improvement.
What was your most recent role and how did it contribute to the success of the company you worked for?
In my current role as a Senior Firmware Engineer I have been Instrumental in successfully bringing up the firmware related security features in their 1st Generation Dual Actuator Drives ( 2 processors in 1 hard disk )
During my stint as an Embedded Software Engineer , have worked on POC's for major OEMs and involved in the pilot integration of embedded secure element into Samsung Smart Phones and was in Korea for 1 year providing on-site customer support for the same
I was also among the 30 candidates shortlisted across 10 locations in Asia for a 9 month program " Management Starter Program " aimed at developing/nurturing leadership skills (2017)
Was there any aspect of the project or work that you were involved with that you are especially proud of?
Having worked on POC / Bring Up projects where I was involved right form the start to end , I was able to get a bigger picture on how my work would impact other stake holders, take up multiple roles such and wide exposure in terms of face to face interactions with customer and on-site customer support
Have you had a chance to work with any cool technologies (languages, platforms, cloud softwares) in the last couple years?
Very familiar with programming languages such as C, C++, JAVA, VB.NET, Python, Assembly and work experience on Tools such as Micro controllers, Emulators, Evaluation Boards and logging tools.
Is there a particular soft skill that you take pride in?
Versatile in working and coordinating with different teams across different time zones and adapting to changes quickly without impacting project milestones.
Whether interviewing or hiring is there anything you’ve seen / been part of, in the Toronto market that you would call innovative?
Started looking out recently only , so looking forward to it !!!
What are you looking for in your next employment challenge?
Always on the lookout for new challenges that would push my boundaries and help both the company and myself to reach greater heights .