Meet our new senior software engineer Torben

Torben has joined our team in November as senior software engineer. We asked him a few questions so that you can get a good impression of what he is doing here.

What did you do before you came to us?

I worked at several companies and branches like different digital media companies, at an internet provider or in the cruise industry.

What are your responsibilities at Akanoo?

I am responsible for software development with Groovy, Scala and TypeScript for the Akanoo dashboard and the tracker. I’m also responsible for Amazon Web Services, to improve our infrastructure and our development process.

What do you like most about your work?

I like to write code and resolve problems!

And what do you usually do after work?

I like skateboarding and photography.

Which colleague would you take with you to a deserted island and why?

Fabian because he knows how to grow vegetables so we won’t starve.

What attraction / part of Hamburg do you think you should visit and why?

You should see this whole great city!

What apps can you never do without and why?

  • Skype to see my family
  • Google Now, Google Maps and Google Translate, because it’s so incredibly useful
  • eBay because I’m addicted
  • Emacs because it’s the best editor out there

On the Internet you can find me here: