The career journey of a Database Technical Lead
Aleksandar Kostovski is part of our DevOps team as a Database Technical Lead. He has a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Aleksandar has experience in development and administration of: Oracle Database, MySQL, MSSQL, Data Warehousing, ETL and BI.
Acknowledging our members’ crucial role in the team we decided to map their career journey that led them to Singular. Starting with their college days, we celebrate each of their career endeavors, challenges and achievements.
In the end of this blog post there is an infographic with detailed information. The infographic pin points each position held by Aleksandar within a specific company and the skills acquired for the given period.
The mission of a data expert is to successfully manage the data lifecycle. From collecting and organizing up to utilizing the information buried in tremendous amounts of data. – Aleksandar
He joined Singular in 2017 as Database Administrator and was soon promoted in Database Technical Lead. Singular develops and maintains an online gaming platform for different clients together with full technical support. Aleksandar is responsible for securing, optimizing and archiving the database alongside providing L2 DevOps support. His teammates see him as a professional with a great sense of humor.
1. MOST RECENTLY USED TECHNOLOGIES:
I would say SQL. At the moment, I am also learning Python for the purposes of machine learning.
2. BIGGEST CHALLENGE:
Keep all the DB’s running at their best performance scale.
3. THE MOST IMPORTANT SKILL FOR THIS PROFESSION:
To be successful in this profession, you need to be determined and open-minded. The key capability is to keep up with all the novel technologies in the field. In the past 50 years there has been an exponential diversification of various database technologies for collecting, organizing and processing data.
Lifelong learning is a must together with an analytical mindset for success in this profession. – Aleksandar
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