New Grad Spotlight: Atal Akbari, DevOps Engineer

February 28, 2018

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Atal Akbari, DevOps Engineer

We sat down with Atal Akbari, DevOps Engineer, as part of our monthly series that profiles unique jobs around Rogers.

What is your role on the team? Describe what you do everyday.

I’m a Development Operations Engineer. My role is to ensure the processes between development and IT operations are streamlined. My team and I do this by employing the latest technology, automating processes, and by consistently striving to improve the way we do our processes.

What inspired you to join the team at Rogers?

Rogers is a leading telecommunications company and it’s great to know that the work I do here will impact millions of people all over Canada, that’s what attracted me and continues to inspire me.

How has the New Grad team/program helped with the transition of joining a company?

By allowing New Grads to explore different roles within their respective business units, New Grads get a chance to see what type of role they are passionate about and will excel in. Also, the program provides many resources to assist New Grads in their transition, some of these include coaches, mentors, development workshops, career planning and learning resources.

Tell us about the people you work with – what makes them great?

The Engineers on the Development Operations team are sharp, passionate, and dedicated, but what really makes them great is how friendly and willing they are to lend a helping hand. This is something that has made Rogers feel like home, and I’ve felt this culture consistently throughout Rogers.

What makes you proud to work for Rogers?

Being a member of arguably one of the most successful companies in Canadian history is why I’m proud to work at Rogers.

Connect with Atal on Linkedin to learn more about his career journey.

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