About Me


A competent and accountable senior software developer with a broad skill set currently working on development and operations of the serverless compute engine IBM Cloud Functions based on Apache OpenWhisk

  • 10+ years experience in software development and cloud computing
  • 2+ years experience in team leadership and applying agile methodologies
  • 2+ years open source contribution and operations
  • Always worked in a global distributed team environment
  • Enjoys taking personal responsibility to build up new things
  • Very good analytic skill and quick perception
  • Practice teamwork and open communication
  • Working self-organized and in a structured manner
  • Loves to present and discuss technical complexity
  • Drives things forward and have a visionary view on things
  • Adaptive and embracing new challenges

In my private life...

  • I'am a proud dad of a three year old daughter
  • I'am enjoying the nature by doing sports and hiking
  • I'am traveling and leaving my comfort zone
  • I'am reading books about advanture and economics

Skills


95

Cloud Computing (IaaS, PaaS, FaaS)

90

Cloud Native Development

70

Java/Scala

90

DevOps

95

Agile Methodologies

90

Full-Stack & Microservice Architecture

Experience


  • 2015
    -
    Now

    IBM - Function-as-a-Service

    Senior Software Developer
    & Team Lead

    Technical lead of a squad responsible to drive core features of the serverless compute runtime Apache OpenWhisk on IBM's Cloud Plaform Bluemix. I'am working out technical solutions, orgenizing work and writing code.

  • 2012
    -
    2015

    IBM - Platform-as-a-Service

    Software Developer
    & Technical Lead

    Technical focal-point and team lead in a global team developing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solution

  • 2010
    -
    2012

    IBM - Infrastructure-as-a-Service

    Software Developer

    Design and implementation of user management, multi-tenancy, quota and accounting feature for an VM provisioning solution based on VMware

  • 2007
    -
    2010

    IBM - IT Service Management and Lab Based Services

    Software Developer

    Development of an IT service recovery and disaster recovery workfow. On-site support of customer engagements in the area of ITIL Service Management; ITIL certification

Education


  • 2009
    -
    2011

    IBM R&D Germany

    Employee Advancement Training Program

    10 days course to train soft skills in communication, conflict management, and teamwork based on a identication process

  • 2001
    -
    2007

    Technical University of Ilmenau

    Diploma in Computer Science (Dipl.Inf.)

    Grading degree 1,2
    Main Courses: Theoretical and applied computer science
    Secondary Courses: Economic Sciences
    Thesis: Kohesive Groups in Graphs and Hypergraphs

  • 2004
    -
    2005

    IBM Resarch and Development

    Internship

    Definition and measurement of performance benchmarks of search engine and develop tools

  • 2001
    -
    2003

    WIKUS Band Saw Blades

    Internship

    Creation of reports for business analysis and statisticcs for quarterly reports to support executive management and sales

  • 2000
    -
    2001

    Panzer Grenadir Division Schwarzenborn

    Universal Military Service

  • 1987
    -
    2000

    Geschwister Scholl Gymnasium

    High School Degree

    Key Courses: Mathematics, Sports, German, History

Contact


Stuttgart Area
Germany

+49 176 310 555 13