As we shoot way past 500 petabytes of data stored, we need a lot of helping hands in the data center to keep those hard drives spinning! We’ve been hiring quite a lot, and our latest addition is Jack. Lets learn a bit more about him, shall we?
What is your Backblaze Title?
Data Center Tech
Where are you originally from?
Walnut Creek, CA until 7th grade when the family moved to Durango, Colorado.
What attracted you to Backblaze?
I had heard about how cool the Backblaze community is and have always been fascinated by technology.
What do you expect to learn while being at Backblaze?
I expect to learn a lot about how our data centers run and all of the hardware behind it.
Where else have you worked?
Garrhs HVAC as an HVAC Installer and then Durango Electrical as a Low Volt Technician.
Where did you go to school?
Durango High School and then Montana State University.
What’s your dream job?
I would love to be a driver for the Audi Sport. Race cars are so much fun!
Favorite place you’ve traveled?
Iceland has definitely been my favorite so far.
Of what achievement are you most proud?
Getting my Eagle Scout badge was a tough, but rewarding experience that I will always cherish.
Star Trek or Star Wars?
Coke or Pepsi?
Coke…I know, it’s bad.
Why do you like certain things?
I tend to warm up to things the more time I spend around them, although I never really know until it happens.
Anything else you’d like to tell us?
I’m a friendly car guy who will always be in love with my European cars and I really enjoy the Backblaze community!
We’re happy you joined us Out West! Welcome aboard Jack!