Blog , 15 Oct 2020

Meet the team: Simon

Tamara Hurtmann,

Global Marketing Manager

1. What is your role at Abusix?

Student backend development

2. When did you join the Abusix team?

May 2020

3. What do you like most about working here?

The lunch breaks with the team.

4. What does an average day for you look like?

– Arrive at the office whenever I finished with my morning routine

– Answer my daily standup in slack

– work on my GitLab issues

– have an awesome meal with the team

– continue working on the issues

5. What is the most challenging part of your job?

The actual software engineering.

6. How would you explain your job to your mom?

It’s like building a lego set with the picture on the package, but lacking the instructions.

7. Which sources help you to stay up to date?


– the Tagesschau

– an ever-changing ensemble of technical-related blogs

8. What is your favorite app you couldn’t live without?

I hate most apps. Firefox?

9. What are your passions/hobbies/interests?

– (rock-) climbing

– running

– swimming

– halve-finishing medium-sized programming projects

– playing guitar

– reading random Wikipedia articles (did you know lasers developed from masers which were originally invented to be used as amplifiers?)

– gaming

– cooking

10. Tell us a random fact about you!

I mined about 10 bitcoin in 2013 and used them to order some pizza a week later.

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