PROFILE: DANIEL SIMMONS

Most people who head to BOSCH are DIY enthusiasts looking for the latest gadgets and gizmos.

But not 2008 Belgrave Heights Christian School (BHCS) graduate, Daniel Simmons.

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Claiming the title of BHCS’ first dux with an ATAR of 91.85, Simmons was naturally a high achiever.

With a fancy for computer science, little did he know this interest would launch him into a career of pioneering innovate technology as one of BOSCH’s automotive software engineers.

“I’m quite enjoying it,” says Simmons. “It’s funny to think that when I was in year 12, I wasn’t even thinking of going to university.”

Seven years on, Simmons now has a double degree in a Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics) and Science (Computer Software and Software Engineering) under his belt as well as a full-time position at BOSCH.

From a cohort of eight students to a business consisting of over 1,200 engineers, many would consider he has ‘made it’.

But Simmons ambitions do not finish here.

“I never want to stop learning. I want to keep solving interesting problems which can help make people’s lives better,” says Simmons. “It is what God has made me to do.”

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