Name:  Filip Petrov
Age: 20
Education: Studying Informatics at TU-Sofia, Second Year
Position at Visteon: Staff Software Engineer
At Visteon since: January 2016

 

1. Tell us about yourself.

At the moment I`m studying Informatics in the German faculty of the Technical University of Sofia and at Visteon I work in the Telematics team. As part of it I`m working on the Telematics control unit (TCU) providing key secure functionality to the vehicle.

2. How did you learn about Visteon Engineering Academy?

I read the article about the Visteon Engineering Academy at external economics site, which a colleague of mine sent me. I found it really useful because I learn about the format and goals of the Academy.

3. How did you decide to apply for Visteon Engineering Academy?

At this time I was looking for the Internship or software course to pick up new skills and it was really easy to decide.

4. What did you know about Visteon before applying?

I knew that the company is one of the biggest automotive supplier providing innovative engineered solutions.

5. What did you like most during the Academy?

One of the most interesting things was to code in C++ and creating the architecture of the software using the UML. As a modules I can say that the whole C++ module divided in two parts software development and design plus algorithms and data structures were the loveliest part of the whole Academy.

6. What are the benefits for you from passing the Academy?

The Engineering Academy gives me the solid knowledges about the C/C++ and embedded systems also to improve my coding skills especially about the software design patterns and a way of compilation of the source code. How the thinks work.

7. Why did you decide to accept Visteon offer and join our team?

Because Visteon is one of the biggest automotive suppliers in the world, which is working with the latest innovative technologies so I will be able to expand my skillset.

8. Tell us about your future professional plans.

In the short term I want to expand my technical background and to finish my bachelor degree. In the long term maybe one day to become part of the management staff.

9. What would you say to anyone considering to apply for the Academy?

It`s a wonderful way to absorb new knowledge. The perfect moment is only one – if you pass it, don’t expect to receive another chance. Yours is NOW!

 

 

Filip Petrov

Studying Informatics at TU-Sofia, Second Year

Part of Visteon Engineering Academy 2015. Currently Staff Software Engineer in the Telematics team, working on the Telematics control unit (TCU) providing key secure functionality to the vehicle.

“The Engineering Academy gave me the solid knowledge about the C/C++ and embedded systems also to improve my coding skills especially about the software design patterns and a way of compilation of the source code. “

For anyone considering to apply for the Academy: “It`s a wonderful way to absorb new knowledge. The perfect moment is only one – if you pass it, don’t expect to receive another chance. Yours is NOW!”