Behind The Screens # 10

  • Helene Sommerseth
May 2 20242 min. read time

In this series, we spotlight our skilled tech team by asking about their education, why they chose DNB, and why others should too.

This article introduces you to Alice Skramstad, Data Platform Engineer. Get to know her better:

Q: Name, age?

A: Alice Skramstad, 31.

Q: Education?

A: Bachelor of Science and Economics in International Politics, and Masters in Human Computer Interaction.

Q: Why did you choose this study?

A: Originally I wanted to join the British Foreign Office to become a diplomat, that is why I studied politics. However after becoming a mother very young I had to put the FO aside. I ended up in Norway and discovered I quite liked tech and data, my Masters was my way into tech. The road into technology isn’t always linear!

Q: Why did you apply for a job at DNB?

A: I conducted my master thesis within DNB, and I wanted to see how my work continued after my studies finished. It’s great to see it in practice!

Q: What is the most exciting thing you have worked on at DNB?

A: Contributing on getting our new data platform from concept and into production was a unique experience I feel very lucky to have been a part of.

Q: Why should technologists apply for a job at DNB?

A: There is so much choice of interesting technologies in DNB, and you have the room to make a real impact with your work.

Q: What should one do to end up in the job you have?

A: Aside from having the necessary skills in our tech stack, you ought to be passionate and empathetic about making a real change for our customers and users. Having a user-centred approach to data engineering is desirable.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of DNB.




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