Introducing Team Member of the Month: Mikayel Ayvazyan

Meet the people behind the success of our brand experience (BX) platform

Mikayel Ayvazyan is a Lead Data Engineer, leading the delivery of clean and reliable data for DISQO clients.

What do you love most about your job?

One of the most exhilarating aspects of my job is the constant stream of challenging and diverse tasks that come my way each day. Every morning brings  a new puzzle to solve, a new problem to tackle, or a fresh project to dive into. The dynamic nature of our work keeps me engaged and excited, as I never know what awaits me next. It also allows me to continuously expand my skills and knowledge across various domains.

What does your ideal Saturday look like?

My ideal Saturday starts with a morning workout, followed by a tennis game, and spending time with friends and family.

What's one of your favorite or proudest DISQO moments?

Creating a Data Platform from scratch stands out. It's a rare opportunity that few engineers experience, demanding a blend of technical expertise, strategic vision, and relentless determination. As the project took shape, I found myself navigating uncharted territory, facing challenges head-on, and pioneering solutions that would redefine our brand experience (BX) platform's capabilities.

What was the last TV show you binged watched?

I am a huge tennis fan, so the last show that I binged on Netflix was Season 2 of Break Point.

What's something most people don't know about your role?

One aspect that many people might not realize about the role of a data engineer is that it entails an intricate balance between technical expertise and creativity. While data engineering often involves working with complex systems, databases, and programming languages, it also requires a creative mindset to design innovative solutions for storing, processing, and analyzing data efficiently. Data engineers must constantly think outside the box to overcome challenges and optimize data pipelines, making their role both technical and creatively stimulating.

Tell us one fun fact about yourself!

I was a ballperson at the US Open for 10 years! You can catch me on ESPN highlights from some incredible finals.


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