Empowered to Raise the Bar

We’re thrilled to include a thorough interview with Brickster, Özge Bekleyen! Based in Zurich, she leads a group of Expert Solutions Architects. In this blog site, Özge shares her experience at Databricks and her participation in the Women’s Network Worker Resource Group. Read her story and see how she’s empowered to raise the bar!

Q: Why Databricks? What drew you to work here?
A: Databricks is a hyper-growth business where I understood my work might have a broader effect. All of individuals I satisfied throughout my interview procedure were inviting and showed a glance into what operating at Databricks might be like, which I can now with confidence state was shown precise by my own favorable experience.

Q: What assistance is offered at Databricks to promote an inclusive environment and how has it assisted raise your experience as a Brickster?
A: At Databricks there is a Variety, Equity and Addition group that arranges company-wide shows throughout the year concentrated on increasing awareness around our cumulative variety and constructing a more inclusive business. We likewise have 6 Worker Resource Groups (ERGs) that are employee-led neighborhoods to get in touch with associates and support each other.
I belong to the Women’s Network ERG, which has actually been advantageous due to the fact that it permits me to feel a part of a neighborhood with numerous shared difficulties and experiences. Learning more about the variety in our backgrounds makes a company more effective.

Q: What has been among your most tough profession barriers?
A: The most tough profession barrier I have actually dealt with prior to Databricks was remaining in a workplace where my individual difficulties were not acknowledged and supported. I have actually been a single moms and dad for 4 years, living and working beyond my house nation with nearly no external assistance system. I have actually likewise moved a lot, making it more tough to develop a neighborhood.

Q: How did your supervisor at Databricks support you in your latest moving and profession shift?
A: Transferring To Databricks was a substantial action for me. Prior to Databricks, I had actually been at the exact same business for 13 years, which produced a convenience zone to some degree. Nevertheless, I was searching for an environment where I might discover more assistance for profession development regardless of the difficulties my life brings from time to time.

At Databricks, among the culture concepts is ‘Raise the Bar’. Considering that the start, my supervisor, my group, and the senior management of my function, have actually been allowing me to do my finest work by motivating me to perform my tasks in the manner in which makes one of the most sense to me. For instance, onsite group events are gotten used to my accessibility as much as possible, enabling me to take part and feel consisted of. As a moms and dad of a school aged kid, it is important for me to be in an area where I have the versatility to tend to individual matters that emerge throughout this change duration for my child. I value how my peers and supervisors constantly supply assistance whenever a school emergency situation has actually turned up, which tends to occur at the really worst timings:-RRB-.

Q: What suggestions would you provide to somebody aiming to sign up with Databricks?
A: I have actually discovered ladies frequently experience imposter syndrome. We have the capability to achieve a lot, however frequently still question our worth and capability. Some might see being a moms and dad as a challenge in their profession. On the other hand, being a mama made me far more arranged and more effective sometimes management. I saw an increased performance at work. On top of that, if you discover an office like I did here at Databricks, you will feel empowered with a strong support group even when you live numerous kilometers far from your household. I am incredibly delighted to be part of this company. By the method, did I point out that we are working with? If my story made you seem like you wish to become part of us, please examine our openings

Q: Beyond Databricks, what do you take pleasure in doing most?
A: I am a food lover and I like to take a trip to attempt brand-new foods and discover the stories behind the conventional meals. Originating from a nation abundant in components and meals, I keep in mind a couple of day-to-day journeys to the southeast part of Turkey to consume a few of my preferred foods of the area. The next location I wish to take a trip to and discover more about conventional food is Japan!

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