Work Experience

09/2017 today

Full Stack Developer

Durch die Stadt GmbH, Berlin

  • Creation of the agency's own product: a 360° virtual city tour web application, targeting the sectors of tourism, retail and city marketing.
    Brand name: Into Cities
  • leading and mentoring working students (web developers)
  • technical strategy guidance to the general management
  • technical contact person to the general management
  • defining the IT architecture and migrate to it
  • creating and optimizing the business' internal processes
  • IT operations, server administration, monitoring
  • project planning
  • product management
  • participating in meetings with customers as technical contact person
  • development of individual web applications for customers
  • maintained and extended various web applications (customer projects)

05/2017 08/2017

Freelance developer

Berlin

Development of web applications with Ruby on Rails.

11/2015 04/2017

Backend Developer

Movie Pilot GmbH, Berlin
  • Developed a new internally used core application to curate incoming articles
  • Developed a new application for the revenue share program, connecting to a payment provider and analytic services
  • Developed new home pages and article pages
  • Ongoing transition from monolithic applications to microservices
  • Transition from one product to multiple, topic specific, vertical platforms
  • Maintained and extended various web applications in back- and front end
  • Technical support within the company
05/2015 11/2015

Rails Developer

trecker.com, Berlin
  • Developed a farm management system (MVP)
  • Specified and implemented API endpoints for the mobile applications
09/2011 01/2015

Developer

the peak lab. GmbH & Co. KG, Oldenburg
  • Developed a backend system serving an API for a large customer and its apps
  • Developed front- and backend for data visualization for customers of a smart meter data provider
  • Developed a single page application for data visualization of energy plants
  • Developed and maintained a portal for sporting clubs and leagues, including video processing, connecting to payment systems, subscription handling, etc.
  • Introduced new tools like task runners and a CI server
  • Forwarded potential use cases to sales and distribution
  • Developed multiple new static websites
  • Maintained Wordpress and Joomla instances

I quit this job because I decided to move to Berlin and get out of the comfort zone.

2009 2011

Student Assistant

Jade University of Applied Science, Wilhelmshaven
  • Tutor for the programming course in winter term 2009
  • Research assistant for the project “Mobile Smart Metering” in summer 2011, focusing on “digitalSTROM”

Education

03/2009 03/2012

Student Wirtschaftsinformatik (Business Computing)

Jade University of Applied Science, Wilhelmshaven

Elective courses: Network Administration, Operating Systems, Online Marketing.

Overall B. Sc. grade: 1.56

Bachelor thesis

Title: “Softwaremodularität in Smart Homes – OSGi als Basis für zukünftige Produkte und Services in Smart Homes”
Translated title: "Software Modularity in Smart Homes – OSGi as a Base for future Products and Services in Smart Homes”

The frontend application was created with jQuery Mobile. Communication with the backend, which was based on ProSyst's mBS Smart Home OSGi Framework, has been realized via AJAX, WebSockets and JSON.