Spotlight on Software Engineer, Austin Hughes

Where do you live?

Alpharetta, GA

How long have you been at

5 years

What drew you to originally and what has changed/kept you here?

I worked with the founders of in the past and there was an opportunity to build off previous organizations, get experience in a start-up, grow my career/experience in engineering, and work with a group of people who have been in the space before to build something new.

What was the last major project you contributed to?

SOC II Audit and Compliance programs with IT security in place.

In your time at what has been your favorite project?

Rebooting project of infrastructure of modern tech – new mapping visualization. Coming off legacy framework.

How would you describe the culture or teams?

All "A" players, everyone in place is at the top of their game. There is a great group of teams focused on achieving our timeline.

What are your hobbies?

Hiking in the mountains, theme parks, traveling (UK last year)

If you could only drink one beer for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Cider – Atlanta Hard Cider

If you could meet anyone in the world dead or alive who would it be and why?

Bill Gates – due to his influence in software and his involvement in projects that have always interested me.

Do you have a favorite destination spot?

London, UK

What is one thing you cannot live without?