For our October Spotlight, we have got our acclaimed Systems Engineer, Darren in the hot seat, who talks about his fears, life at ONGC and the most surprising fact you’ll ever read! Find out what he had to say below…

Job Role

System Engineer (Evangelist)

What do you do?

In my role, I look after client needs and help out my colleagues where I can.

What’s life like at ONGC?

It’s bloody rockin’!

What’s the best thing about working for ONGC?

The role is constantly challenging, which I really enjoy, and of course, the people here are awesome.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

There’s honestly a never a dull moment here at ONGC, keeps me sane!

What would you do if you weren’t in your current job role?

It would probably be something within the IT world.

How do you define success?

Living life to the fullest – ONGC gives us that opportunity!

Who do you look up to?

There are way too many people to name that I look up to!

What’s the one thing you couldn’t live without?

My Transplants. 😛

What is your biggest fear?

I have to say my biggest fear is letting people down, along with the thought of never being able to skydive again.

What is your favourite thing to do?

Jumping out of aircrafts at 15,000 feet – I love that adrenaline rush! Also, playing computer games with friends and family.

Tell us something that might surprise us about you.

I have tattoos, and secretly I’m an alien from Alpha Centauri.

What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do?

Tell a dear friends mother how her son died.

If you could tell your 13-year-old self something now, what would it be?

Don’t be such a trouble-maker to your parents!

That’s a Wrap!

Many thanks to Darren for giving up his time to answer our questions. What a fun insight into his life! Watch out for next months Spotlight on our Admin Assistant, Louise – it’ll be a fantastic read!