Meet Galen, one of Trapp Technology’s Technical Support Engineers!
Describe your job at Trapp Technology.
People call in with issues, and I fix them.
How do you describe what you do for a living to your friends?
I pull out my phone and show them a demo server that I can run on my phone. They usually look at me like I’m the most uninteresting person in the world at this point, so I change the topic.
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a high school Math Teacher.
If you could trade places with any famous person, living or dead, who would it be and why?
If I could trade places with a famous person, I would probably trade places with a famous actor like Brad Pitt or Ashton Kutcher.
What’s the last book you read in its entirety?
The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo.
What is your favorite sport to watch? To play?
I enjoy a good football game. I love cycling.
What’s your ideal travel destination?
Somewhere warm and remote.
Where can we find you when you’re not working?
Cycling and Hiking, usually at the same time.
Do you do any volunteer work?
I used to volunteer at AZStRUT. I heavily recommend it if you want to become more technology inclined.
Have you ever been told that you look like someone famous?
Ashton Kutcher – I don’t see it either.
Where did you grow up? What do you love about it?
Wisconsin. I loved that it was 60 acres of private property.
What could you not get through the day without?
What’s your favorite childhood memory?
Learning to ride a bicycle for the first time – It’s also the first memory I have of life, I was 6.
What was your first job, and would you do it again if you had to?
My first job was being a Certified Nurses Aide for a nursing home. Yes, if I had to.
What characteristics do you admire in others?
What is your favorite movie?
Dumb and Dumber as far as comedies go.
How do you want to be remembered?
I would like to be remembered as a hard worker, someone that always went above and beyond to get the job at hand completed.
What are you most passionate about professionally?
Earning my CCNA and cycling more than 10,000 miles in the past 3 years.
What do you think sets Trapp Technology apart from the competition?
Phenomenal customer service.
Interested in being a technical support engineer for Trapp Technology? Browse our open positions here!