Professional Experience

Head of Engineering

NIST GmbH, Berlin, Germany
2018 – today

NIST is the digital companion on the way to real estate. We have set out to bring real estate financing into the modern world – optimally digitally advised at the speed desired by our clients. As an independent broker of real estate financing, we focus on full transparency on the way to our own home.

I manage a team of five experienced software developers and implement the technical platform for NIST with them.

We use a mix of modern and established technologies such as TypeScript, React, Java and Spring Boot to create a reliable and highly secure solution for our customers and employees.

We are successful, because we are committed to a common goal, lean processes, good teamwork and open communication.

Technologies
Java, Spring, TypeScript, React, NodeJS, Heroku, AWS


Head of Engineering and Support

Lionbridge, Berlin, Germany
2017 – 2018

As the world’s largest professional translation and localization company, Lionbridge combines the language expertise and operational capabilities you need to engage the global consumer with the greatest impact.

I was responsible for the technological integration of CLS 4-Text GmbH into the Lionbridge Corporation.

With a team of 5 employees, I also maintained the interfaces to our major customers and converted them to scalable microservice architectures.

I integrated Lionbridge GeoFluent into the internal translation management system so that Lionbridge Berlin can additionally offer its customers the use of machine translation services.

Technologies
C#, .Net Core, JavaScript, React, Redux, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Delphi


Senior Software Engineer

LEVERTON, Berlin, Germany
2015 – 2017

LEVERTON develops disruptive deep learning / machine learning software used by some of the largest companies in the world. LEVERTON’s AI technology automatically extracts and manages data in 25+ languages.

Rewrote the LEVERTON Editor introducing a modern single-page application architecture based on JavaScript, React and Redux in the frontend and Java 8 and Spring Boot based microservice in the backend

Designed and implemented the B2B RESTful Web Services used by clients such as SAP and JLL to integrate the LEVERTON platform into their products

Technologies
Java, Hibernate, Grails, Spring, Spring Boot, Microservices, JavaScript, React, Reflux, MySQL, ElasticSearch


Software Engineer

Heise Medien Gmbh & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
2011 – 2015

As a media company, Heise not only publishes well-founded IT content, but also offers a wide range of services relating to information technology and digitization – whether full-service provider for digital media, IT services in the SAP environment for other directory publishers and customers outside the industry or IT consulting and market research.

With a team of 3 developers I designed and developed a scriptable DTP software. This is used internally within the company for the production of tens of thousands of advertisements in around 120 telephone directories per year. With the introduction of the NetBeans platform as the technical basis, the design of the application architecture and the implementation of the rendering component and the scripting layer, I was responsible for central components of the project.

In a project for the automatic qualification and enrichment of customer data on the basis of various online sources, which arose from a cooperation of several telephone directory publishers, I also played a central role in the design of the application architecture and the implementation of various core components.

Technologies
Java, Hibernate, Spring, Spring Boot, NetBeans Platform, PostgreSQL, IBM DB2


Freelance IT-Consultant

2010 – 2010

Software Development with C#, Java and Delphi and Coaching of

  • Agile Development methodology (XP, SCRUM, Kanban)
  • Source code management, build automation, static code analysis, automated testing

Co-Founder, CTO

Lemongrass-Software Gmbh, Braunschweig, Germany
2006 – 2010

Designed and developed Qikbee – a modern all-in-one software solution for physical therapist, speech therapist and occupational therapists.

Technologies
Java, Swing, JSF, JSP, Hibernate, PostgreSQL, Delphi, OpenOffice UNO


Software Engineer

medavis GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany
2003 – 2005

medavis develops future-oriented software solutions that optimize the radiological workflow, improve patient care and simultaneously increase profitability. The medavis core products are the medavis RIS and the portal4med.

Development of medavis RIS – a workflow management solution for radiological practices and clinical radiology.

  • Design, implementation and test of various core modules of medavis RIS
  • Hardware integration (scanners, framegrabbers, tape drives, phones and card readers)
  • Management of the internationalization process

Technologies
Delphi, ODBC, Windows API, TWAIN, SAP SQL Anywhere


Qualified IT-Specialist Application Development

IT-P Information Technology Partner GmbH, Hannover, Germany
2001 – 2003

With 160 employees at seven locations throughout Germany, IT-P Information Technology Partner GmbH is a versatile IT partner for its customers. Together with their customers, they work out on site what goals they want to achieve and what support they need during implementation, so that projects are implemented according to the wishes and ideas of the customers.

Development of customer-specific software solutions for the analysis of production data and back office automation for financial service providers and aerospace customers.

Technologies
Java, JSP, Visual Basic, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Office

Education

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Ostfalia – University of Applied Science
2005 – 2010

Certifications

Certified Professional for Software Architecture

International Software Architecture Qualification Board
2019


Six Sigma Greenbelt

Institute for Leadership Excellence
2018


IELTS, Band 8

British Council
2018


NetBeans Platform Certified Engineer

NetBeans Education Community, Anton Epple
2012


AEVO-Training Instructors Aptitude

Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Braunschweig
2010