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!
Name: Erin Shockey
Title: Data Integration Consultant
Years with Datasource: 1 Total Years Industry Experience: 13 years
Current Home City: Denver, CO
Tell us about your experience with Datasource Consulting (DSC), including types of projects and positions held:
So far I have been on one project. My role has been report and cube developer with some ETL support/fixes as well as helping the customer set up processes around deployment and testing.
Describe life at Datasource with three unique words.
Collaborative, supportive, innovative
Tell us what you like most about working at DSC.
There is always a resource to help if you run into a tricky situation with a client. The group is always happy to help out to make the project successful.
What challenges you the most at DSC and what motivates you the most at DSC?
Learning new tools and jumping into different client situations. It is fun to learn how each new client runs their business, the data in different industries, and the tools necessary to get the job done.
Name accomplishments for which you are proud.
Climbing Long's Peak in Colorado.
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Hiking and scuba diving.
What is your hidden talent?
I played the violin for 13 years.
Do you have any phobias?
Tell us why you fell in love with data.
There is always a puzzle around development and figuring out how to answer the difficult questions.