Employee Spotlight: Donam Kim

By Samantha Cordell | November 24, 2016

Donam KimDiamond actively recruits and keeps the best IT brains in the market. Our staff are recognised industry leaders, innovators and all round impressive people who all have great stories to share. We'd like you to meet one of our Senior Software Engineers - Donam Kim.

1. What is your role at Diamond?

I have been working at Diamond for 5 years now as a Senior Software Engineer.

2. What do you like most about working at Diamond?

My colleagues. They are very kind and friendly.

3. Why did you choose to enter the field?

In the late 1980's, I had a chance to see my father use a 16it PC. It looked like a magic box. When I could get my hands on my first PC (around early 1990s) I started programming to make a Ponpoko (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponpoko) game.

4. If you could meet anyone, living or dead who would you choose?

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (referred to as the first computer programmer)

5. People would be surprised to know...

I cannot swim!

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About the Author
Samantha Cordell

Group Marketing Manager @ Diamond IT - Samantha (Sam) fell into the IT Industry after studying a combination of computer science and marketing at Uni, starting in Operations with the now decentralised Cabletron Systems. Over the next 20 years Sam undertook various marketing roles within Intel, Microsoft and Cisco Systems before moving to Newcastle for a sea-change working for Wine Selectors. “Not able to stay away from the IT Industry I jumped at the chance to join the Diamond team. I am excited to drive the marketing strategy for Diamond’s range of services including Managed Services, Software Development and Telecommunications.”