Employee Spotlight: Tobias Martinez

Meet our employee spotlight of the month: Tobias Martinez, one of Vision Net’s Network Technicians, who continues to hit challenges head-on to ensure our clients have what they need when they need it.

What is your position at Vision net and what do you do?

Network operations center technician. I notify customers and technicians of on-going or future network related events that could impact services for customers.

How long have you worked at Vision Net?

2 Years, going on 3.

What made you choose Vision Net?

It was in association with Montana Advanced Information Networks.

What 3 words describe Vision Net?

Teamwork, Passion, Insightful.

What is your favorite Vision Net perk?

Steady hours and health benefits.

What is your favorite thing you have learned at Vision Net?

Tel-communications lingo and associated jargon.

What challenges do you enjoy at Vision Net?

Not knowing what you are walking into each day, as every day could be completely different from the last.

Are there any projects you have worked on that you are proud of?

Assisting Business Development with customers quickly and effectively; providing insights into the process to better serve our customers.

What do you enjoy most about being a part of the Vision Net team?

Being surrounded by knowledgeable people who are always willing to pass down knowledge to those who seek it.

If you could add one thing to the Vision Net office, what would it be?

A pool table.

What advice do you have for prospective Vision Net candidates?

Be prepared to learn a lot about the organization and associated work related to the business. You will play a part in a larger team where we work together to bring an excellent customer experience.

What is something people would never guess you do in your role?

A lot of level one work and troubleshooting, as well as working with End-users.

With the changes in technology, how has your job changed? Or What is the greatest innovation you have seen in your lifetime?

Shrinking of transistors to ridiculously small sizes, which allow for everyone to own a computer that they can carry with them in their pockets.

What is your favorite movie?

Spider-Man films or any of the Star Wars films.

What is your favorite food?

No preference, but Poutine has secretly become a close favorite of mine.

Do you have any talents or hobbies?

My talent would have to be my ability to quickly adapt and learn new things. My Hobby would be many of things, but I do enjoy a good game or two.

How do you define success?

Success if not defined by your monetary success, you are as successful as you want yourself to be. If you are happy with the conditions and the hand you are dealt, then you are successful; it does not matter whom could disagree with your success. Happiness is success, do not be distracted by other things, make a goal achieve it and live in bliss.