TG Spotlight: Justin Small

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Job Title/Role: Data Vault Certified Software Engineer

Time at TG: 5 months

Q: Where did you grow up?

A: Monrovia, California

Q: What career path did you choose for yourself as a child?

A: Fighter pilot in the USAF

Q: Where did you go to school?

A: Trinity International University (TIU). Bannockburn, IL

Q: What are your favorite activities or hobbies?

A: Surfing (as you can tell from my picture), working on cars, playing guitar and drums, and hanging out with my wife.

Q: Where is your favorite vacation spot? 

A: Yosemite National Park, California

Q: Anything on your bucket list?

A: I would love to go to New Zealand as well as go back to school at some point to grow my math geekiness. 

Q: What do you love best about your job? 

A: The people I work with! It's also fun having the ability to play with and learn new, emerging technology.

Q: What has been your best experience at TG so far? 

A: There are too many good ones to pick. I love getting to eat lunch out on the balcony at our office, which overlooks the river. It gives you the ability to recharge or gain inspiration. 

Q: What technologies have you worked with or enjoyed working with?

A: I've mainly worked with Data Management ETL and database technologies. I recently received my Data Vault certification, which is a system of business intelligence containing everything you need to accomplish enterprise vision in data warehousing and information delivery. I also have enjoyed working with Big Data and Machine Learning concepts as much as possible. I'm still a math geek at heart.

Justin is a subject matter expert for our Data Vault series which is a part of TESCHGlobal's Data Management Movement. He recently lead a webinar providing an overview of the Data Vault system, why organizations should use one, and where to start. View it here.