Even during my A-levels, I knew that I wanted to develop software and write programs. That's why I applied to Collenda as an apprentice. With the successful completion of the training I was taken over as a software developer.
As a software developer in the field of IFRS and the parameter engine, it is my task to constantly develop and maintain the application. It is particularly important to respond to customer requests and to work in close coordination with them.
In addition, after completing my training, I was recommended to study business informatics, which is supported by Collenda. Here I deepen my knowledge of programming and also get to know the business dependencies, which are particularly important for our customers.
... to participate in the joint company kick-off in the Netherlands. In the breakout sessions there, various topics were worked on in groups and then presented to the assembled company. This day was rounded off with a joint barbecue and the time to be able to exchange privately with the Dutch colleagues.
... here a good interplay of promotion and demands is given. A lot of emphasis is placed on an independent way of working. However, once it becomes stressful or tight regarding the time, you can rely on colleagues and their support.
... to be open, honest and authentic. A high willingness to learn is often sufficient to help you overcome one or the other knowledge gap and to close it.
Collenda is a new name, but a long-trusted supplier of credit management and collections software to over 700 banks, corporates and collection agencies across Europe.