Developer Experience Specialist, Tech Leader, Engineer, Manager
I commited myself to engineering leadership while i still love to code from time to time.
.. need to work on those lines here.. see ya soon!
Head of Engineering
January 2023 - TODAY
Penzilla is an early stage startup that is focues on company pension. Together with the founders we aim to make corporate pension more attractive for employees and compliant for employers.
November 2022 - December 2022
After a hard time at IU Group I took the time for a personal retreat where I could learn a lot about myself and my motivation. I also fell in love with my new Gravel Bike.
Engineering Manager - Educational Tech
March 2021 - September 2022
Coaching and alignment of 5 internal scrum teams that build software for students (e.g. myCampus, IU Learn App) which consisted of different engineering roles like Scrum Masters, Mobile Engineers, Platform Engineers, Backend and Frontend Engineers.
Engineering Manager - Frontend
October 2020 - February 2021
Coaching the frontend engineering team (total of 6 Internal, 2 Working Students and 1 External Engineer) which built the Canvas applications to design posters and prints.
Engineering Manager - Ecommerce Platform
September 2019 - September 2020
I was accountable of ~20 internal and ~20 external Engineers within a Scrum Setup which built the new e-commerce platform of JSMD Group
Head of IT (interim)
July 2018 - August 2019
Help transition two engineering departments through the merge of Jochen Schweizer GmbH and mydays GmbH after the aquisition by Prosieben Sat1 Media Group
Teamlead - Middleware & Partnerportal
January 2016 - June 2018
Disciplinary lead of a Team of 9 Software Engineers that worked on the Jochen Schweizer middleware and its frontends.
May 2014 - December 2015
Together with a cross-functional team we were working on the voucher redemption of Jochen Schweizer. This Included the middleware applications as well as its frontends.
Software Engineer / Computer Science Expert
October 2010 - April 2014
Training as an Computer Science Expert as well as working on different customer projects based on the ecommerce application "Cosmoshop". Later maintaining and further development of the "Cosmoshop" ecommerce platform.