A career change led him to RoCS
- Three years ago, I decided to become a software developer, says Wojciech Olejarz. And this spring he started working for RoCS - Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics.
View of the current frontend of the Hinode/IRIS archive which is Wojciech Olejarz's main work responsibility. Photo: UiO
- What is your name, your nationality and your educational background?
My name is Wojciech Olejarz and I am Polish. I have a master’s degree in software engineering.
- Where have you studied and worked before and in what field?
- For the last 10-15 years I have worked as a System Engineer for major polish banks. I was responsible for deployment and maintaining of new desktop computers, servers and network equipment. Three years ago, I decided to change my career, I wanted to be a software developer. To achieve that I learned a lot about modern web application development.
- When did you start working at ITA? What is your position here?
- I started working at Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics (RoCS) in May 2021. I work as a Frontend Developer and I'm part of the PRITS group (Project Related IT Services) leaded by Stein Vidar Hagfors Haugan.
- What are you going to work with?
- How can you describe your experience here at ITA and RoCS so far?
- This is my first job in an institution of research and education. I perceive a very good work atmosphere here, and people are very helpful and friendly.
My current position gives me a great opportunity to gain experience about frontend development which is a good starting point for developing myself as a fullstack developer. In such a position I will have the bigger picture for all data lifecycle.