Testimony of Mehdi Bada
What brought you to work for dbi services?
I started working for dbi services for my end-of-studies internship. dbi services offered me my first work experience and allowed me to validate my internship. Afterwards I was hired as a Big Data Consultant.
What did dbi services do to make you gain knowledge and experience?
The company offered me all needed resources to acquire knowledge in the IT-infrastructure field. The transition from the school-to-work life was perfectly led.
The day-to-day work together with IT-infrastructure experts allowed me to understand what customer’s expectations against a consultant really are. All these stages were perfectly managed thanks to my Delivery Manager.
On a professional point of view, how do you feel about working at dbi services?
I am really happy to work for dbi services. It’s a company which endeavors to make its young consultants gain in experience and knowledge, what shows that the company clearly is future-oriented.
What does dbi services offer what you probably wouldn’t get from another company?
Access to education:
- Firstly through external training courses which are rarely refused. On the other hand with internal training courses (dbi InSite workshops) which are given by recognized experts.
- Secondly, dbi services organizes its own events and participates at external events. dbi services’ experts are participating either as speaker or simply as auditor.
- Finally, dbi services also offers the needed resources (time and money) for self-learning, what allows us to gain knowledge for new tools.
What’s your greatest experience as a consultant at dbi services?
My greatest experience as a consultant was my first consulting mission for a customer in Lucerne. The objective of the mission was the study and implementation of a MongoDB infrastructure. This was the occasion for me to put all my knowledge around MongoDB into practice as well as to test a tool I developed (DMK MongoDB) in a real IT environment.
What motivates you most about working for dbi services?
The biggest motivation for me at dbi services is to participate at building and setting up a new service offer regarding Big Data infrastructures.
How do you spend your free time?
I spend my free time with my family, my friends as well as my main sport activity which is playing football.
Do you have to make decisions/concessions regarding your free time?
During my first year at dbi services I had to make concessions, in particular for my sport activities, in order to spend more time at work and enhance my skills more quickly.