In a nutshell with Sorina-Alexandra Tocaci of Endava
We continue our "In a Nutshell" and Romanian series' with Sorina-Alexandra Tocaci of Endava.
What is Endava and what do they do?
We started in 2000, as a consulting firm delivering IT strategy and architecture services to some of the world’s largest banks and payments companies. Since then we have understood the changing needs of our customers and evolved into an IT Services organisation built on a foundation of industry expertise, engineering excellence and offshore delivery, committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers for the people who work for us. With offices in Western Europe and North America, and delivery centres in Central Europe and Latin America we have developed a set of services and propositions that support our customers on their journey from initial idea through to production, enabling them to become more engaging, responsive and efficient, and get relevant products and services to their customers faster, with a higher degree of quality than their competition.
What do you do?
Operations Manager is key part of a management team and oversees high-level HR duties, such as attracting talent and setting training standards and hiring procedures. They also analyze and improve organizational processes, and work to improve quality, productivity and efficiency.
What was your very first job?
I was a waiter at a swimming pool. Working all summer serving all sorts of cocktails to people.
How did you get into IT?
When I applied at Endava, I had basic IT knowledge but was recommended by a friend. Since then, I developed an intense interest in this field.
Interesting fact about you?
I am easy going, open minded and I always try to learn new things.
San Francisco is my favourite city as you get a feeling of freedom and no judgement but my favourite place is anywhere I feel detached and happy.
Who would you most like to meet and why?
I would love to meet Bob Marley and enjoy a good conversation about life and it’s value.
Current Aspirations for the business or your career
I would like to learn everything there is to learn about operations and have as many projects as I can handle.
Any Advice for Others?
Take advantage of every opportunity life brings.
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"In a nutshell with Sornia-Alexandra Tocaci of Endava" First published on Company Connecting October 2019