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Inside Atlantic Technologies; IT Career Advice

How did the people at Atlantic Technologies end up working in IT? Why are they so glad they did it? Alongside supporting customer growth, Atlantic Technologies does all that it can to empower its employees to grow through meaningful opportunities, a nurturing culture and client success at the heart of every project.

With Salesforce’s Trailhead, a comprehensive online learning portal, anyone can learn Salesforce at their own pace, our aim is to create an environment for our team to learn, have fun and deliver business benefits through Salesforce for our impressive portfolio of global clients.

Atlantic Technologies has been in the IT business for over 20 years, with offices in Milan and London. Since opening our office in central London 2 years ago, we have been focusing on growing our team to embrace the experience, company values and best project delivery practices that have made our company successful deploying CRM, ERP and BI across a diverse range of industries and geographies.

We talked to three of our talented consultants that are celebrating their 18 month anniversary. We’d like to share insights into life at Atlantic Technologies UK at our London office and to find out why they chose Atlantic Technologies to progress their career. We are growing fast and always on the lookout for talented Salesforce professionals to join our team. 

You’ll hear from:

  • Tom MacCormick, Head of Consultants
  • Lee Hemmings, Senior Data Architect  & Technical Architect 
  • Vamsi Gudladona, Senior Solution Architect

How did you end up working for Atlantic Technologies?

Tom: “Originally a friend recommended I look into a career in IT. It was clearly good advice because over six years later I am now on the leadership team at Atlantic Technologies UK. I have helped take the team from 5 people to 15.”

Lee: “After leaving university I ended up working for a financial institution for 16 years, then I was given the opportunity to move into consultancy. I have worked in the world of IT for over 24 years in a variety of technology-based roles at companies that include IBM, Cap Gemini and Appirio. I then found Atlantic Technologies, I have finally found a company that makes me truly happy. I am loving my time at Atlantic Technologies. This is my ninth year working in the Salesforce EcoSystem and my aim is to carry on progressing through the ranks to better achievements.” 

What is the best part of your job so far?

Tom: “It’s always a great feeling when you go live with a client, delivering projects is what we do! This is an important opportunity to have the retrospective to review what we did, where we were successful and where we could have been better to constantly improve how we implement as a team and company. Most people find that, with the right team around them, if they are always learning and improving they are always happy.”

Lee: “I have learnt a lot about my ability to work with various SI’s, working on a high number of implementations from different backgrounds from all different industries. This has led to working with many different consultants from all different backgrounds and skillsets which I enjoy.”

Vamsi: “I am a Senior Solution Architect with over 16 years of experience helping businesses achieve the best out of their Salesforce ecosystem. One of the best things about my career is that I can still continue to learn, develop my knowledge and earn certifications as the industry continues to evolve. Atlantic Technologies really encourages us to take the time to nurture our personal development. Even this year since starting with Atlantic Technologies I have earnt a certification as a CPQ Specialist.”

Considering applying for a job at Atlantic Technologies, what tips would you give?

Tom: “Be proactive. There is no limit on anybody’s potential growth within the company. If people demonstrate that they are keen to learn and go above and beyond their  day to day project work, Atlantic Technologies will provide the platform for these people to be incredibly successful.”

Lee: “Joining Atlantic Technologies is a great opportunity to work with some highly skilled and knowledgeable architects that I have known over the 9 years of working on enterprise implementations of the salesforce platform.  I can honestly say that you will receive the support and guidance you will need through your Salesforce career path.”

Salesforce is creating careers of the future, by 2022 it’s predicted that Salesforce will need an additional 3.3 million* skilled professionals to meet demand. Emerging technology such as AI and predictive analytics continues to spark interest with businesses to find new ways to become more efficient, this really is just the beginning of the next digital revolution. So, if you are talented, have at least one year of experience working with the Salesforce platform and want to share our success then come and talk to us today. We offer a competitive salary, bonus and corporate benefits, above all, we offer a working environment that is open, caring and encourages personal growth.

*Source: IDC Oct 2017