This is the next interview in a new series in which we ask our unique and diverse Datasource Consulting staff to share a bit about themselves, both professionally and personally. We're amazed and inspired at their talents, hobbies, and aspirations, and we hope you are, too!
Years with Datasource: 7 months
Current Home City: Bengaluru, India
Tell us about your experience with Datasource Consulting (DSC), including types of projects and positions held:
I started working with Datasource in Oct of 2017 as Business Analyst. As a member of the offshore team, I have experience working with ETL tools (SSIS). I am currently working on a project at a financial services company; this has given me lot of exposure on ETL side. Also, we have multiple trainings organized here with the offshore team to explore other tools and technologies.
Describe life at Datasource with three unique words.
Exciting, Challenging, and Lots of Fun
Tell us what you like most about working at Datasource.
The team here is very supportive. We have multiple projects which helps me to expand my horizon.
What challenges you the most and what motivates you the most at Datasource?
The current project I am working is very challenging, so that in itself is very exciting and motivates me as I get to learn new things every day and add to my skills.
What is on your bucket list?
Paragliding, river rafting, skydiving
What are your proudest accomplishments?
Winning two gold medals:
In college, I won my fist gold medal in a cricket series and the best bowler award of the tournament.
The second was in the EXL GOLympics which was held last month (I was awarded Best Player of the tournament).
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Cricket, carom, and cooking
What is your hidden talent?
I can run for 3 kilometers continuously in one go.
What phobias do you have?
I am scared of blood.
Tell us why you fell in love with data.
Data is something I was always fascinated about. I always wondered how these revenue figures are generated, what the data model is, and how it works. These questions encouraged me to get into a field that revolves around data.