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May 18, 2016
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Interview With Grant Shantz, Project Manager

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. Computronix places a strong emphasis on helping people find the role that suits them best. Not only the role that they are most skilled in, or the one in which they are most useful to the company, but also one that they enjoy, and can feel fulfilled in. Grant Shantz is an excellent example of an employee who has ‘risen through the ranks,’ so to speak, and is now in the […]
April 22, 2016
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Interview with Matthew Johnson, Tech Lead

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. One thing you discover when talking to Computronix employees is that many of them are extremely committed to the company. It’s not uncommon to meet someone who has been part of Computronix for a decade or more, working their way from an entry-level job to a management position. Matthew Johnson is a perfect example of that, as he started working here 14 years ago as an apprentice who knew “very little […]
March 18, 2016
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Interview with Chris Johnstone, Developer

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. The stereotypical computer programmer is quiet, probably introverted, and perhaps even kind of awkward. Chris Johnstone does not fit the stereotype. “I have kind of an outgoing skillset, it’s not the most common thing around programmers,” he admits early in our interview. He injects passion and expression into the stories he tells as we discuss his time working for Computronix, a place that he obviously loves. After graduating from post-secondary education, […]
February 26, 2016
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Interview with Dave Leusink, CEO (Part 1)

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. Dave Leusink is a very prepared person. Sitting at the meeting table in his office, he presented a copy of the notes he had written for this interview, creating an outline for how he would answer each question. He gives the impression that he’s a man who likes to have a strategy, and one who puts a lot of thought into every decision he’s faced with. Obviously every CEO is responsible […]
February 26, 2016
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Interview with Dave Leusink, CEO (Part 2)

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. This is Part 2 of an interview series. Please read Part 1 first There are many ways in which Computronix is not a typical company, some of which are obvious, others much less so. One simple, subtle thing you might notice if you walk around either of the two offices is that there are no titles displayed on anyone’s desk or office door. Staff members’ business cards are also devoid of […]
January 15, 2016
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Interview with Herman Leusink, Founder (Part 1)

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. Just before his interview, Herman Leusink was in the main kitchen of the Computronix offices, working on a puzzle. He slotted a couple pieces of a butterfly’s wing into place, adding to the forest scene, then led the way down the hall to his corner office, located directly below the “CX Place” sign which hangs on the outside of the building. His office isn’t what you might expect from the retired […]