Meet the team: Karen Connell

Karen ConnellDid you know, we currently have multiple vacancies in our engineering team? Adding to our series introducing you to the talented people within OS, meet Karen Connell. As a Senior Software Engineer, here she tells us more about her team and life at OS…

What is your background and how long have you been at OS?

It’s been a bit of a journey to bring me to OS. After finishing my Communications, Culture & Media degree at Coventry University, I went to teach English in rural Japan for 3 years. When I returned to the UK, I turned my hand to public relations. As the years went on, I was increasingly focusing on more technical tasks like website management and app creation. Realising I might be more of a technically minded person, I applied for the IT Trainee scheme here at OS and it was the break I needed – I have now been here for 5 years! Read More


Meet the team: Hannah Ellicott

Continuing our series to introduce you to the talented people within OS and share the variety of work we do, meet Hannah Ellicott. As an IT Trainee Associate, here she gives us a glimpse into her varied role…

Tell us a little about yourself

I  joined OS in February of this year. I started studying Computer Science at university in September 2017 but after about a year or so, I realised it wasn’t for me. I was looking to try something different, so when I spotted the IT Trainee Associate vacancy, I had to apply as it was an opportunity to work for a great company and to learn with a hands-on approach. Read More