Former employees

Inés, Senior Human Resources

Why did you decide to leave afb?
After almost 12 years at afb I want to get to know another company. Therefore, I’m going with mixed feelings.

What did you learn at afb?
Very much. Too much to put it all in one line.

What was your biggest success at afb?
The buildup of the complete Human Resources department

What did you like best about afb?
Team spirit with the colleagues and the many innovations

What will you be missing at afb?
Clearly the colleagues, my nice office and the exciting tasks

How would you describe afb in three keywords?
Innovative, detail-loving, fun at work

What will be your next career step?
I will continue to work in Human Resources and see how other companies do that.

Ahmet, Professional Software Developer

Why did you decide to leave afb?
I want to get to know something new and so I have looked for a new challenge.

What did you learn at afb?
Everything what a developer needs for his professional life because it was my first job.

What was your biggest success at afb?
I have successfully completed and conducted the activities as a technical team manager.

How would you describe afb in three keywords?
Cooperative work, friendly colleagues and good collaboration.

What will you be missing at afb?
All teammates, the cozy working atmosphere.

Martin, Senior Test Manager

Why did you decide to leave afb?
After eleven years I want to get to know another product and company.

What did you learn at afb?
Since this was my first job as a test manager, I learned a lot about software testing, for example automatic testing with QF Test.

What did you like best at afb?
The collaboration with the colleagues of my team.

What was your biggest success at afb?
When a larger-scale project went successfully live in good quality.

How would you describe afb in three keywords?
Interesting, dynamic, collaboration.

Martin, Professional Requirements Engineer

Why did you decide to leave afb?
Because after five years at afb, I want to get to know other companies and would like to work on a more international level.

What did you learn at afb?
Working in a methodical manner within a team, providing support to customers and the execution of projects.

What was your biggest success at afb?
The successful introduction of a customer project under time and resource pressure, autonomously conducting customer workshops from scratch.

What did you like best at afb?
My colleagues and that I was able to take on responsibility relatively quickly. Coming directly from university, I couldn’t have imagined a better start of my professional career than at afb (pleasant colleagues, international orientation, immediate entry into a project team with responsibility and direct contact to customers). I am extremely grateful for this opportunity.

What will you be missing at afb?
My colleagues, the office space and canteen. I am pretty sure that over the years I have worked in just about every project. Therefore, I learned a lot and also got to know everyone very well. Accordingly, I will be very sad to leave.

How would you describe afb in three keywords?
Good team spirit, chaotic, relaxed.

What will be your next career step?
IT consulting.

Bastian, IT Project Manager Infrastructure

Why did you decide to leave afb?
To be able to take on new challenges in a different environment.

What did you like best at afb?
The professional development opportunities as well as the cooperation and support within the team. Management is open to personal ideas and supported the implementation. Everyone has always been receptive.

What will you be missing at afb?
My colleagues and the team work, the interaction with colleagues, even across departments and, of course, the great transport connections.

What was your biggest success at afb?
The integration of the agile working methodology Kanban as well as the establishment of project management in the infrastructure area.

How would you describe afb in three keywords?
Modern, young (at heart), powerful

What will be your next career step?
I am now eager to take on new challenges!

Johannes, Software Developer /
Technical Team Manager

Why did you decide to leave afb?
Because I want to gain further experience in a special field for which there is no possibility at afb.

What did you learn at afb?
Working together in a team and taking on responsibility.

What did you like best at afb?
You are given responsibility relatively quickly, enabling you to learn a lot, but at the same time you are never left alone and receive support from your colleagues. The collaboration with colleagues was very positive.

What was your biggest success at afb?
A major customer project which accompanied me throughout my career at afb.

How would you describe afb in three keywords?
Bureaucratic but nevertheless chaotic, many changes

What will be your next career step?
I will again be working as a Software Developer, but no longer at a software services provider.

Michael, Subject Manager Architecture /
Technical Team Manager

Why did you decide to leave afb?
Because after nearly ten years at afb, I want to see something else so as to receive new influences and inspiration.

What did you learn at afb?
A lot, in concrete terms the things you successfully implemented, but also the type of errors you made.

What was your biggest success at afb?
My biggest success was to have successfully implemented a major customer project together with colleagues. It meant quite a bit of stress for everyone, but the whole team as well as afb can be proud of the result.

What will you be missing at afb?
My colleagues, our team spirit and the challenging (cool) tasks.

How would you describe afb in three keywords?
Collegial, innovative and structured chaos

What will be your next career step?
Manager and Software Architect in a new environment.

Shady, Software Developer in scrum-team

Why did you decide to leave afb?
I want to expand my know-how in the consulting area and travel to the customer.

Describe afb in five keywords.
Friendly, understanding, very collegial, deadline, further development.

What was your favourite spot at afb?
The kitchen, when there were donuts (on the occasion of birthdays).

What will be your next career step?
I will go on a one-month holiday in my home country Egypt, and will then start a job in the area of consulting.