Jonathan is our Software Test Technician, who is also heavily involved in HVPD’s IT department. He has been with the company since early 2018.
When did you join HVPD?
I joined HVPD in February 2018
What does your role involve at HVPD?
I am primarily the software test technician at HVPD, I run QA test for the software Engineers. Alongside that I help out with in-house IT issues, Currently undergoing an IT infrastructure technicians apprenticeship.
What is one of your memorable moments working for HVPD?
As funny as this sounds, dropping the HVPD Kronos® Spot Tester down the stairs. Norbert Keck (Development Engineer) and I were testing the Peli case’s shock functionality. It felt weird purposely trying to destroy such an extremely expensive & technical piece of kit! (Editor: the unit survived!)
What do you like most about working for HVPD?
The people, everybody is really, really nice. I have not encountered anyone that isn’t willing to help you out if you need it. We work with some incredibly smart people, but everyone is so lovely and patient.
What led you to a career in software?
I left University and I was looking to start a career, HVPD gave me a shot!
What’s the most unusual thing in your desk drawer?
I actually don’t have the key to my desk drawer. At this point, I’m worried what is actually inside.
What do you like to do outside of work?
I like to play football & computer games! Exciting stuff.
What advice would you give to people seeking a job at HVPD and/or in software?
Don’t be afraid of trying. You will be accepted here, if you’re friendly and hardworking!