After obtaining her master’s degree in applied mathematics, Oleksandra started as a researcher in the R&D department of an energy company. Once she finished her research, she continued her career as software developer, database architect, and data engineer. Spark was always one of the core technologies she worked with including large scale Spark optimisation project and implementing data platform with Spark on Kubernetes. After joining Databricks she helps customers to implement Data and AI projects and enable them to run Spark application in a more efficient way.