What We Learned at Full Stack Fest 2019

Full Stack Fest is a 3-day single track conference that focuses on the future of the web. This year, five Nordcloudians attended this event to gain knowledge about new trends, the best software development practices and get the energy and vibrance of the tech community in one of the most beautiful cities in the world – Barcelona.  The topics of the conference ranged from GraphQL, WebAssembly, JAMStack to Automation Testing, Serverless and P2P web. There was a wide choice of different subjects so everyone was able to find something interesting and familiarize themselves with the technologies they had never had the opportunity to touch before. You can find the full list of the videos here. In this article, we will highlight the most interesting and intriguing topics from our point of view. Perhaps, this is not something that you can apply to your current project right now, but it definitely shapes the future of web development.

WebAssembly and Serverless

Two talks were dedicated to increasingly popular WebAssembly. Lin Clark presented WASI – WebAssembly system interface. Wasmtime allows to run wasm programs outside the web browsers and make them interact with the OS interfaces in a safe way. Currently, it’s possible to write projects for WASI in C/C++ and Rust. The project is under active development and not production-ready yet. But as Solomon Hykes, co-founder of Docker, said,

If WASM+WASI existed in 2008, we wouldn’t have needed to create Docker. That’s how important it is. WebAssembly on the server is the future of computing.

Evolving the idea of WebAssembly on the server, Steve Klabnik announced the services that already support serverless environments for wasm-files execution: CloudFlare and Fastly. WebAssembly claims to serve as an abstraction which allows users to run any program language with wasm-compiler in an environment that has WebAssembly runtime. An example of a use case would be to improve the performance of calculation-heavy applications including graphics and real-time streaming. At the moment, only strongly typed languages can be compiled into WebAssembly. But it’s not required for JS developers to know C/C++ or Rust to use all the power of this technology. A simpler option could be AssemblyScript that compiles TypeScript into WebAssembly.

The Future of Web Animation and CSS

In her talk, Sarah Drasner pointed out a next type of responsiveness which could be called 3D-responsiveness. It provides 3D in-browser experience that can be especially interesting for the VR-set owners. VR and 3D, in general, are becoming more and more popular in browsers thanks to the open-source projects such as Three.js and A-Frame. One other popular trend nowadays is a full page transition that is made possible by combining CSS3 and the JS libraries so they produce compelling visual effects.

One more exciting technology that was highlighted at the conference is CSS Houdini which is a new collection of browser APIsthat allow developers to access a browser’s CSS engine and create custom styles or implement polyfills for the CSS-features that are not yet supported by the browsers. But at the moment, Houdini is by itself still in an early stage of development and it is not supported by a majority of the browsers. CSS Houdini is probably not something that you will work with on a daily basis, but it certainly can be useful for library developers in the future.

And as a bonus, we would like to share a link to the amazing video that Sara Soueidan used in her presentation about Applied Accessibility. This video, in a gamified and very friendly manner, reminds us how important it is to think about the accessibility ofthe web applications:

 

We are sure you will find other interesting topics among all the other Full Stack Fest 2019 talks that were not highlighted in this post. Thanks for reading 🙂

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Unlocking the Cloud Operating Model

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Our Cloud Advisor Petri Pekkarinen works at the Helsinki office and his main responsibilities are to consult customers about public cloud strategy, operational models and governance. You might know him from our blog as he has earlier written about how Cloud Center of Excellence Supports Continuous Transformation and Right Partners Are the Key to Digital Transformation Success.

Here’s his story.

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1. Where are you from and how did you end up at Nordcloud?

I’m from Helsinki, Finland. I started my career roughly 15 years ago in telecommunications industry and then moved on to traditional datacenter marketing and solution sales. Roughly 3 years ago I realized my whole career has been very product driven and products alone don’t make a change – people do.  So I made a move service provider company and consulting, but even there I felt I was not able to make a big enough impact. 

At Nordcloud I have reached my goal and here I’m really able to help organizations transform and modernize their operations.

2. What is your core competence?

I’m always looking forward and always trying to find ways to improve in everything. I believe my background in business, product management and IT contributes strongly on my ability to see the big picture and areas where Nordcloud’s customers should improve.

3. What sets you on fire / what’s your favourite thing technically with public cloud?

It is definitely the global scale. Public cloud puts everyone on the same line, no matter what is the size of your company. Public cloud significantly reduces time-to-market for new products and effortlessly makes them available for everyone around the world. Thanks to public cloud, competitive landscape is dramatically different to, say 10 years ago, and traditional companies are forced to rethink the way they are operating in order to remain competitive against more agile competitors. 

4. What do you like most about working at Nordcloud?

At Nordcloud I have an opportunity to cowork and learn from very skilled teams and individuals and deliver world class services.  

5. What is the most useful thing you have learned at Nordcloud?

Well, to start with, I didn’t have public cloud experience, so I pretty much started from scratch. But it was a positive surprise to realize physical datacenter infrastructure and infrastructure in cloud are not very different in terms of architecture and components, so it didn’t take long to get up to speed. The real learning for me is around devops, agile development methods and technologies. 

I’m still learning and most likely learning will never stop. That’s another great part of working at Nordcloud!  

6. What do you do outside work?

My family keeps me pretty busy (in a positive way), but when I have personal free time I enjoy going to live concerts and movies. I’m also passionate Liverpool FC supporter and in general I’m watching the Premier League football almost every weekend. I also like to read informative and educational books.

 7. How would you describe Nordcloud’s culture in 3 words?

This one is easy to question to answer. Open, collaborative, agile. 

8. Best Nordcloudian memory?

AWS Summit 2019 in Stockholm. It was really great to hear Guido Partels (Managing Director, Nordics & Baltics) thank Nordcloud for outstanding cooperation during his opening keynote.

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Journey To CKA and CKAD

This article is about trusting yourself to accomplish new things, achieving your goals and specifically Daniel’s journey to CKA and CKAD.

(Picture of Daniel in Yosemite National Park.) 


Last year I was working at Huawei in a position what looking from the outside must have been interesting. However, I was not satisfied with it. I had started to look for something else what would be more into it for me from a technology point of view.

This is how I found Nordcloud and their UK based subsidiary Nordcloud LTD.

Nordcloud went through some serious expansion last year and are still hiring tens of people in several countries. We in the UK have a few open positions if anyone is interested.

I joined Nordcloud in January and I could not have made a better decision.

They provide me just the right amount of hands-on tasks to keep me in the game, and not just be a theoretical architect.

I always thought without real hands-on experience you cannot call yourself a technical architect.

Everybody can talk about technology (we have seen it with several brain dumpers), but being able to talk about it and also to implement it with proper design, that is where the real knowledge resides.

When I joined Nordcloud I was already into containerisation.

My friend, Vinayak Kumar, was an SRE at a company where he designed/managed several K8s clusters and a K8s based environment spanning through different regions/areas of the world. The technology was just fascinating.

I can kind of compare the whole experience with it for me, like when I first met with VMware virtualisation back in 2007-2008. I instantly knew I must work with this technology and become an expert in it.

Nordcloud LTD is not a huge consultancy yet; however we are growing and contributing to the group level directives and solutions as well.

We have agreed with my lead Harry Azariah, that I will pursue to become a K8s expert – being an Azure Senior Architect working on AKS and focusing on all managed and unmanaged K8s solutions.

So my journey began…

I started to build my own clusters based on Kelsey Hightower’s and Ivan Fioravanti’s Kubernetes the Hard Way git repository.

I was watching tens, maybe hundreds, of hours of Kubernetes videos from Kelsey Hightower and others. Luckily, I already had some experience with Docker – I had built Docker Swarm demo environments in Azure a few years before, but still K8s was a bit of a new territory and a challenge. When I thought I had enough knowledge to ask relevant questions, I called my friend Vinay and he was kind enough to jump over from 120 miles away to have a session with me. Yeah, we could have done it online but it’s always good to see a friend!

Anyhow after that session I knew a lot more and was sure this is the technology I want to focus on in the upcoming weeks, months, (years?! 😄)

Fortunately enough, we got a few leads at Nordcloud with K8s, AKS requirements. I got the chance to put all I had learned into practice. This is when I realised I know less than I thought. 😄

So, dwelled even deeper into the rabbit hole, I started to work with Ingress controllers such as Nginx. In one of our projects (which I’m still working on) I had the opportunity to start to work with Istio Service Mesh. The whole experience was like a roller coaster ride. Just when I thought yeah I’m confident, something new came up. I think this is what got me excited about the whole K8s experience,  technology I knew little about and constantly can provide challenges.

About this time I decided I want to be certified.

With my lead Harry, I agreed that the CKA exam should be the first I achieve. I jumped on Linux Academy and started the CKA course there. It’s an OK course; you can get enough information to understand those requirements which are shared on the CKA exam leaflet. However, do not expect to be able to pass if you only go through this training.

You must do more – as a bare minimum I would recommend going through the K8s the hard way material at least 5 times if you are not managing real world clusters on a day to day basis.

By this time I was already working with AKS for 4 months, but that is a managed K8s solution, so you have almost 0 tasks to manage the Master nodes, and you can bet you will have some questions related to those.

11% Cluster Maintenance, 12 % Installation, Configuration, Validation, 10% Trouble shooting; all these can mean you will have to look at some master components.

So I was going on a long journey to search for useful exam prep tests and K8s trainings and found this link at the Kubernetes slack.

It contains so much information that it’s an overkill in general for the exam, but some are worth to go through.

With the CKA exam you can expect to use all your 3 hours to answer the questions, maybe get 10 minutes at the end to review what you have done. I used up my time completely, had about that 10 minutes to review with 1 question unanswered (8% worth). I decided to go and look at my solutions for other questions and not to bother with that one.

The main reason you will use the 3 hours is that you have to type a lot, even if you know where to find some templates in the documentation (what you can use), it is still a lot to do. Even if you use “kubectl create dry-run -o yaml > pod.yaml” to generate your base config, it’s a lot to achieve on the k8s resource side, not to talk about the install/manage questions.

I definitely recommend to use completion source <(kubectl completion bash)”>>~/.bashrc

Personally, I have not used any alias configured by me, some people find that useful. I work with alias in my day-to-day environments, but for the exam I was not finding it useful (configured a few though).

  • Know the documentation and where to find what.
  • Watch as some links are navigating off from the domain ad that is not allowed, but in general if you know where to find things or how to ask the right question if you get stuck, this will be a life saver.
  • Build a AKS, EKS, GKE cluster and use that to prep with the Kubernetes resources (it’s faster to build than a K8s the hard way cluster and it does not depends on your setup).
  • Do deployments of objects until you feel like you are bored with it, when you literally wake up at night and hear your thoughts going around “apiVersion: v1 kind: Pod metadata: labels: app: someapp spec: containers:”

That is the time when you can feel confident about your knowledge… not joking…

  • Build a habit to use the commands which help you to generate templates, or create resources quickly. There is a really good cheat sheet from Denny Zhang to start with.
  • Do some tests in a practice environment, the exam environment is nothing too complex, but it’s a browser based exam, not a basic ssh from your tty client.
  • I have tried this environment to get a look and feel, from Arush Salil.
Practical tips for the day of the exam:
  • Find a place with good WiFi Coverage and without any distractions.
    I sat in a phone booth at the office, however my WiFi was awful when I shared my camera ( have not tested it before properly) so I had to find another place to do the exam from. Save your self that 20 minutes of worry which I had…
  • Do some video calls with someone from the location you will do your exam from.

Luckily the proctor was reasonable enough to give me time to find another place.

  • I would not recommend to do it from home. I’ve heard horror stories from others that proctors were asking to cover everything in a room and such.
  • Have a glass of water with you. As I have mentioned you won’t have much time to leave from the exam… No food, no headset, papers, other electronics, etc. is allowed on the desk or around you.
  • Your face and eyes must be always on the screen. I was asked several times to adjust my camera (Dell XPS 15) or position because I was leaning too close to the screen… That was annoying – probably an external camera would have been better to use.

After passing the CKA;

I must say the CKAD was like a walk in the park. I went through the Linux Academy course just to have training and then I took the exam.

With the extensive preparation I had spent for the CKA (you need a lot as it almost covers “everything”) and the Linux Academy course I easily passed the CKAD. The exam is only 2 hours long and I finished it about 15 minutes earlier.

I can’t say that anybody who passes CKA can easily pass CKAD but for me it was not a problem. However, it is worth to mention by this time it was already 5 months into an AKS project for me where I was working with Probes, Persistent Storages, Deployments on an almost day-to-day basis.

So where to from here?

I’m definitely going to stick with this technology; it gives me the chills with all the challenges and new aspects of technology it comes with. Nordcloud is a place which lets its employees flourish if you can and are willing to put in the additional effort.
There are some plans in my head to get to know other K8s versions better like OpenShift (already studying), dwell into EKS and GKE more, see how they really compare, and build a K8s practice at Nordcloud limited on the long run would be nice. My leads as far as I see are partners in this.

What is the conclusion of all this?

I think for me it is that never be afraid to change. Admit to yourself what you think you need/want. I mean I did this a bit more than 3 years ago when I came to the UK from several years of being a Solution/Enterprise Architect, went to a Senior Consultant position, and just about 7 months ago from a Product Owner/Architect Position I accepted Nordcloud’s offer for a Hands-On Senior Architect position.  I can clearly say it totally is worth it – my move 3 years ago, and my decision this year, I was never really happier than when I made these two decisions in my professional life.

There is really something in the saying from Confucius: “He who says he can and he who says he can’t are both usually right…” If you want something, do it; you just need to put the required time and effort into it and you can achieve anything.

Trust in yourself, and do not wait others to make your life happen! Because when you trust in yourself that is when magic happens in your life. 😊 

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Responsibilities & freedom

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Jonah joined Nordcloud around half a year ago – now he shares his thoughts and wisdom, for example about the freedom we offer, but also the responsibilities that come with it!

He explains how we don’t have strict rules or a lot of people giving us directions, so it means that everyone needs to be able to work independently, with that freedom.

 

It’s all about common trust!

1. Where are you from and how did you end up at Nordcloud?

I’m from the Netherlands, born in Amsterdam.

I was looking for the next, bigger challenge and was contacted by Anna (Talent Acquisition Specialist of Nordcloud) in Linkedin and we started talking. I felt that as a professional who is always looking to develop, Nordcloud was the right size for me to do that and in about 3,5 months I started at Nordcloud.

2. What is your role and core competence?

I’m a Cloud Architect, infra as code and automation as my core competences.

 

3. What do you like most about working at Nordcloud?

Interesting projects and a lot of freedom to do things that I find useful and meaningful.

By simply being interested and showing it, I’m getting the chance to contribute to areas that I personally feel like we should develop.

4. What is the most useful thing you have learned at Nordcloud?

Organising things in a distributed, flat company and navigating through the whole web of people

in different countries to get things done.

5. What sets you in fire/ what’s your favourite thing with public cloud?

There are a lot of tools that are available with public cloud with very little effort, but sometimes there are gaps in different functionalities (for example between AWS and GCP).

Filling those gaps by engineering we can achieve very large things with very little effort.

6. What do you do outside work?

Spend time with family and cooking. I also enjoy making tangible things, like building furniture or fixing things.

7. Best Nordcloudian memory?

Conferences are always fun and there’s interesting talks and meetings but one that professionally stands out is when we did a well architected review for a client in Stockholm.

They had a really interesting and innovative product and the client here was like a kid in a candy shop!

He really understood the potential what we could do for them and we got to do cool things!

 

8. How would you describe our culture?

We get recognised for contribution; that’s very clear and open.

There is a high degree of trust in our engineering skills.

We are a very diverse group of different nationalities!

Nordcloud NL is also a very tight group and we have casual work place banter in my opinion more than in the other countries.

We do work remotely a lot but when we are together we go for lunches and have a good time.

There is no power distance and we are very flat organisation so I can make fun of my manager and vice versa and it’s all fun!

 

Would you fit in a team with freedom and lots of changes to influence? Well Jonah is looking for more colleagues, so do get in touch! Click here for open vacancies in the Netherlands

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Digital Design Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Dropping Jaws

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Tomorrow’s services are designed, developed and run on the cloud. What once was science fiction is now readily available for anyone. But technology itself is of little value unless it solves a relevant problem. For designers, this is both a challenge and an opportunity.

Better Services Live on the Cloud

Hyperscale public cloud platforms solve problems related to managing servers, developing software, and scaling services. They provide organisations with benefits such as lower costs and faster time to market.

But the benefits of modern cloud technology are not only about making existing stuff cheaper and faster. They’re about making better stuff.

Going into the cloud is not just about refactoring — it’s about reimagining.

I’m talking about new service concepts, intuitive human interaction, and simpler ways for you to serve your customers.

But technology alone won’t do any of those things. Not without some help.

And that’s where design comes in.

Cloud-Powered Designer Emerges

Design is about conceptualising and creating new things; designers imagine and designers make. Design differs from art in that it solves problems by delivering what people need.

Consider an industrial designer set to design a chair. The designer would have to understand who will use the chair, for what purpose, and where.

For example, watching TV with the family requires a different kind of ‘sitting solution’ than, say, manning an information desk at a shopping mall.

To design a chair that can be physically built, the industrial designer must also understand the properties of materials, such as wood, metal, plastic, and fabrics.

The same principles apply to digital design in the cloud.

For a new breed of cloud-powered designer, the beginning of the design process is the same. They too must understand who is going to use the digital service, for what purpose, and in what context.

But when it comes to the materials, the two designers deviate. Where the industrial designer uses tangible substances, the cloud-powered designer’s materials are in the cloud.

It’s not Science Fiction Anymore

All hyper-scale cloud platforms feature pre-made components, e.g. image recognition, language processing, intelligent search, decision making, machine learning…

There’s a new one almost every week. For the cloud-powered designer, those are the building blocks of services that help users reach their goals easier and faster.

For example, Uber is using Microsoft Azure’s Cognitive Services to offer real-time ID checks. Drivers verify their identity using selfies before they are able to accept rides.

Uniqlo uses Google Cloud Platform’s Dialogflow to offer a new type of shopping experience through a messaging interface, and responses are constantly improved through machine learning.

Tinder uses Amazon Webservices SageMaker to simplify machine learning and build models for predictions that create new connections that otherwise might have never been possible.

These are but a few examples of cloud-enabled building blocks that today’s digital designers have at their disposal.

Yesterday’s science fiction is today’s pre-made component.

And with those building blocks, we can create some jaw-dropping stuff.

Reimagining the Future, Together

The future of digital services is in the cloud, and those services are being imagined now. Going into the cloud is not just about refactoring — it’s about reimagining. As Abraham Lincoln said, the best way to predict the future is to create it.

For organisations, this means learning and working together.

If you’re a technologist, you must understand that design is the only thing that will differentiate you from the rest. Design makes for better business. Design is not only what it looks like; it’s about how it works.

If you’re a digital designer, you must become comfortable with technology. Become comfortable with the cloud; learn all about the building blocks of great digital services. It will be a challenge, but to design better things, you must know how to make them.

If you’re anyone involved in creating digital services, say hello to new team members outside the obvious realms of business, design or technology. Say hello to data scientists, futurists, anthropologists, social scientists, ethicists, philosophers… or people beyond the comfortable set of disciplines.

The future will be imagined and built by diverse groups of skilled people working together as teams toward common goals. For this to work well, everyone must be curious beyond one discipline.

By nature, designers have a massive opportunity to be the glue that binds everyone together.

Let’s use the best technologies to solve relevant problems. And let’s work together to create a more humane digital future.

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Building Cloud-Based IoT Solutions and Serverless Web-Apps

Our Cloud Application Architect Afaque Hussain has been on his cloud journey for some years already. At Nordcloud he builds cloud-native IoT solutions in our Data-Driven team. Here’s his story!

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1. Where are you from and how did you end up at Nordcloud?

I’ve been living in Finland for the past 7 years and I’m from India. Prior to Nordcloud, I was working at Helvar, developing cloud-based, IoT enabled, lighting solutions. I’ve been excited about public cloud services ever since I got to know them and I generally attend cloud conferences and meetups. During one such conference, I met the Nordcloud team who introduced me to the company and invited me for an interview and since then, my Nordcloud journey has begun.

2. What is your core competence? On top of that, please also tell about your role and projects shortly.

My core-competence is building cloud-based web-services, that act as an IoT platform to which IoT devices connect and exchange data. Generally preferring Serverless computing and Infrastructure as Code, I primarily use AWS and Javascript (Node.js) in our projects.

My current role is Cloud Application Architect, where I’m involved in our customer projects in designing and implementing end-to-end IoT solutions. In our current project, we’re building a web-service using which our customer can connect, monitor and manage their large fleet of sensors and gateways. The CI/CD pipelines for our project have been built using AWS Developer Tools such CodePipeline, CodeBuild & CodeDeploy. Our CI/CD pipelines have been implemented as Infrastructure as Code, which enables us to deploy another instance of our CI/CD pipelines in a short period time. Cool!

3. What sets you on fire / what’s your favourite thing technically with public cloud?

The ever increasing serverless service offerings by public cloud vendors, which enables us to rapidly build web-applications & services.

4. What do you like most about working at Nordcloud?

Apart from the opportunity to work on interesting projects, I like my peers. They’re very talented, knowledgeable and ready to offer help when needed.

5. What is the most useful thing you have learned at Nordcloud?

Although I’ve learnt a lot at Nordcloud, I believe the knowledge of  the toolkit and best practices for cloud-based web-application development has been the most useful thing I’ve learnt.

6. What do you do outside work?

I like doing sports and I generally play cricket, tennis or hit the gym. During the weekends, I generally spend time with my family, exploring the beautiful Finnish nature, people or different cuisines. 

7. How would you describe Nordcloud’s culture in 3 words?

Nurturing, collaborative & rewarding.

8. Best Nordcloudian memory?

Breakfast @ Nordcloud every Thursday. I always look forward to this day. I get to meet other Norcloudians, exchange ideas or just catch-up over a delicious breakfast!

 

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From TAP to Azure UK team

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Tom Lloyd, Azure Engineer, talks about trust, pace of change and Ralph the Cockerpoo!

 

Where are you from and how did you end up at Nordcloud?

I live about 15 minutes outside of Cambridge, in a quiet (but great) town called Godmanchester. Having previously worked alongside Ian Sharpe (Cloud Enablement Lead) at a previous employer, he was forever raving about Nordcloud and saying I should apply. Knowing I was possibly not ready for a more senior cloud role, I thought my chance was missed, that was until I heard about the Talent Acceleration Program. After one interview I was hooked! I was lucky enough to be selected on the first Azure TAP track in January 2019, and I’ve been glad I was ever since!

 

What is your role and core competence?

I’m an Azure Cloud Engineer, working as part of our professional services team.  My core competence upon joining Nordcloud would have been Azure Infrastructure.

The TAP program was a fantastic introduction to a great many Azure services and I’m now on a long-term project helping migrate an eCommerce platform into Azure Kubernetes Services, leveraging Azure DevOps. The pace at which public cloud evolves makes it difficult to pick a singular core competence, it seems to change daily!

 

What do you like most about working at Nordcloud?

The trust that Nordcloud places in their employees. We are treated as professionals, given the autonomy to manage our own time and if we choose to work remotely that is totally at our discretion  – as long as we are keeping our clients happy and delivering good work, how we go about doing that is up to you!

In addition, the diverse nature of our workforce! Working with colleagues from so many different countries and backgrounds is great fun.

 

What is the most useful thing you have learned at Nordcloud?

You never stop learning. We are fortunate to have so many hugely talented people, in such a wide range of areas, lots of room for continuous professional development!

 

What sets you in fire/ what’s your favourite thing with public cloud?

The pace of change, ease of access to new technology and the agility it brings to both Nordcloud and our clients. Due to the fact you can get left behind so quickly, it constantly keeps you on your toes!

 

What do you do outside work?

Maintain a busy social life! I love to travel and experience new places. Pretty much any sport (whether playing or watching), football and golf primarily, I’m a long-suffering Arsenal fan. Trying (and often failing) to tame my crazy dog, Ralph the Cockerpoo. And, of course, a few beers when the opportunity arises.

 

Best Nordcloudian memory?

Successfully completing the TAP program. I loved it. The 6 weeks were fantastic, getting to visit new colleagues in our Poznan office, learning from genuine Azure experts and realising the move to Nordcloud was the right one was really rewarding. I’ve no doubt there will be more good memories along the way, but that sticks out for now!

 

How would you describe our culture in 3 words?

Professional, Flexible, Fun.

 

How does Nordcloud UK differ from our other offices in your opinion?

Having an office in central London, the best city in the world, is a major win for us!

Seriously though, that’s a tough one, all Nordcloud offices are full of fantastic people and are unique in their own way. The UK team are a very close-knit group, full of true industry experts, that are great at what they do. I could not have felt more welcome upon joining, and I know colleagues that have joined since will feel the same.

 

What’s your greetings/advice for someone who might be considering applying for a job in Nordcloud?

Easy; do it! You won’t be disappointed. If you want to work for a company that provides interesting projects, trusts you to work as a professional and truly wants you to succeed, then Nordcloud is the place for you. I’ve never worked for a company that places such a high value in employee work/life balance, and that so often an afterthought for companies. Sounds good, right?

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