ONC Staff Profile
Observatory Systems Analyst, Observatory Operations
Erkan joined Ocean Networks Canada as an Observatory Systems Analyst in 2017.
He earned a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Kocaeli University in 1998 and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Victoria in 2017, specializing in malicious software and the effectiveness of anti-malware techniques.
During more than ten years of his employment experience, he has worked in several IT departments in universities and a research institution as a team leader of engineers and researchers.
Prior to joining ONC, for over six years, he was employed as a Senior Systems Engineer for The National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology in Turkey. During this period, he worked on various large scale IT projects. In this role, he was responsible for the project systems engineering team, project infrastructure design and project development networks.
In his spare time, Erkan likes to cook and hike.