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AUVESY’s introduction– a look behind the scenes

AUVESY staff member Olga Steger

Olga Steger

ADMINISTRATION TEAM MEMBER

Olga Steger is a member of the 7 strong administration department at AUVESY. She is responsible for bookkeeping, facility management, fleet management and many other organisational requests brought to her on a daily basis by her fellow colleagues.

From the time she joined AUVESY more than two years ago, Olga has always taken great pleasure and pride in helping to support her fellow colleagues. Thanks to her organisational expertise, she is always able to find a suitable solution to the numerous questions and requests brought to her. The 52-year-old Irish native has lived in Germany for almost 35 years and is able to make good use of both languages at AUVESY.

In addition to spending time with her husband and their four grown-up children, Olga also enjoys travelling and participating in sports such as tennis, badminton, yoga, hiking and bike riding.
 

Head of Software Development and Product Management at AUVESY Thorsten Lang

Thorsten Lang

HEAD OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Thorsten Lang joined AUVESY in 2018. He is the Head of Development and a member of the Product Management team. He is also involved in the "AUVESY Platform" project, a project which offers many new creative possibilities, though his main focus continues to be that of the ongoing development of versiondog.
He welcomes the challenges involved in ensuring the ongoing support of previously integrated devices, while at the same time keeping pace with new developments and taking into consideration the diverse array of customer wishes.
Lang enjoys having direct contact with customers from a wide variety of different industries. Receiving customer feedback about new functions, having short decision paths, and facilitating trusting cooperation across all areas are his greatest motivators. The father of two daughters, Thorsten Lang also finds professional balance as a voluntary paramedic for emergency medical services and disaster management at the DRK in Landau.

AUVESY staff member Christian Braun

Christian Braun

THE EXPERIENCED SUPPORT CONSULTANT IS AS MUCH AT HOME IN FIRST LEVEL SUPPORT AS HE IS IN SECOND LEVEL SUPPORT

The state-certified technician for automation and mechatronics joined the AUVESY team in 2013. Since then, he has become a much sort after contact point by both customers and colleagues alike due to his extensive knowledge of versiondog, which he has accumulated over the years.
Christian Braun began as a tester in QA before he took over customer services for systems integration. Before he switched to the support team two years ago, he was a member of the department for research, specifically for the development of new device integration.
He enjoys his work as a support consultant, especially when it comes to helping customers find solutions in cases which are especially tricky.

Christian Braun balances the demands of his work with the responsibilities of his family. He enjoys spending time with his wife and their four-year-old daughter on weekend trips in the Palatinate region.

AUVESY Director of Customer Services Dr. Thorsten Sögding

Dr. Thorsten Söding

MANAGING THE SUPPORT, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, CONSULTING, RESEARCH, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND QM DEPARTMENTS

Dr. Thorsten Sögding joined AUVESY in 2015. The then 48-year-old chemical engineer played a key role in establishing the Business Development department at AUVESY and was also responsible for setting up technical/business partner management at the company. Now Director of Customer Services, Dr. Thorsten Sögding is head of a 13 strong team and oversees business development, system integration, training, consultation, technical research, automation system configuration, research projects, and the AUVESY Quality Management System.

A devoted family man and father of two, he is also very engaged in his community. He is the Nussdorf town representative, sits on the city council of Landau, and is also involved in local associations such as the Kindergarten association, and the gymnastics association. In his free time, he enjoys jogging, shooting sports, and indulging in the cuisine of the local Palatinate region.

AUVESY staff member Jochen Lang

Jochen Lang

PROJECT MANAGER FOR THE AGILE EVALUATION, PLANNING AND SUPERVISION OF SOFTWARE PROJECTS

Jochen Lang recently joined the team at AUVESY seven months ago. As Project Manager, he is responsible for the evaluation, planning and supervision of new software projects. Jochen specialises in the interdepartmental coordination of projects and in the optimisation of team processes. By incorporating agile principles in both the planning and execution of projects, he aims to further enhance the experience of versiondog users.

Over the course of his professional career, Jochen Lang has overseen numerous software and hardware projects, has implemented IT solutions for new business processes and has also worked as a software developer.

In addition to being a devoted father and family man, Jochen Lang also volunteers for the DRK (German Red Cross) and the Zivil- und Katatrophenschutz. In his down time, he enjoys playing badminton and the drums, watching football, and DIY projects.

Head of Software Test and Information Development at AUVESY Tobias Dausch

Tobias Dausch

MANAGING THE SOFTWARE TEST AND INFORMATION DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENTS

Tobias Dausch is the Head of Development Services. Together with a team of 15 highly-qualified personnel, he oversees both the Software Test and Information Development departments at AUVESY.
In 2016, the now 37-year-old began his journey as a software tester at AUVESY, where he very quickly took on the role of test coordinator. Since 2018, he has been responsible for Development Services. One of his main tasks is to help coordinate the many multifaceted and interdisciplinary tasks of the department according to agile principles.
Development Services is comprised of both the Software Test and Information Development departments. Both departments work closely with the company's product versiondog. The Software Test department is chiefly tasked with carrying out manual and automatic tests. Whereas the Information Development department is directly involved in the creation and translation of all technical documentation at the company.
Staying dynamic is not only important to Tobias Dausch in a professional sense. In his free time, he is actively engaged in pursuits such as tennis, squash and badminton. He also enjoys long hikes with his dog Betty.

AUVESY staff member kay Tokner

Kay Tokner

ADMINISTRATION & DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

Kay Tokner joined the administration team at AUVESY at the beginning of 2015. Many customers will no doubt recognise him, at least by name, as he is responsible for order processing, invoicing, dunning, and administration of the CRM/ERP system at AUVESY. In 2017, he was assigned the additional role of data protection officer and was given the responsibility of implementing and ensuring AUVESY's compliance with GDPR regulations. In addition to these responsibilities, he was also recently made the official workplace safety officer at AUVESY.
Kay Tokner's professional background clearly demonstrates the wide range of different skills he possesses. An experienced salesman for IT systems, he also studied sound engineering, and continues to work as a freelance composer for piano and orchestral music.
Kay Tokner draws energy and motivation from moments of tension and relaxation, adventure and mindfulness. So it should come as no surprise that he listens to death metal as well as to classical music, and that his hobbies include reading, meditation, getting out in nature, and martial arts.

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Acclaimed in 2019 and 2020 as a top medium-sized employer, and scoring a 95% recommendation rate on Kanunu, AUVESY offers an excellent working environment.