Sean Mayer

Sean works in Capula’s Operational Intelligence department. He is focusing on the new range of OPUS products and was involved with an exciting project for sister organisation, Imtech Low Carbon.


What is your role at Capula?

I am currently working in the Operational Intelligence sector at Capula and my main responsibilities include designing and developing OPUS products.

Describe a typical day in your current role?

Day to day you’ll find me working on OPUS development – ThingWorx platform development with various IoT technologies, updating the backlog and stand-up meetings. We are currently working towards gaining the PTC ThingWorx developer certification, which is an exciting achievement.

What is the most fulfilling aspect of your role?

Being involved on the innovation side of Capula and working with some of the most cutting edge IoT technologies available. Another aspect of my role that I have enjoyed, is designing and developing reusable, extensible software that really adds value to customers.

If you met a potential employee, what would you tell them about why you enjoy working for Capula?

Everyone is friendly at Capula and it’s a stimulating environment. The work is challenging and fast paced which has enabled me to learn at an accelerated pace.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

In my spare time I enjoy competitive track sprint cycling, weightlifting and listening to audio books and podcasts on new technologies, software engineering, self-improvement related areas, etc.

And of course power napping…I’m a real pro!

What’s your favourite piece of technology?

My iPhone and Bluetooth headphones, as this allow me to listen to audio books and keep learning while I’m on the move.

Why did you pursue a career in Engineering?

After graduating, I found my passion for developing well designed software and following the Software Engineering principles of making software reusable, extensible and maintainable.