Patrick Grämer

Developer Experience Specialist, Tech Leader, Engineer, Manager

I commited myself to engineering leadership while i still love to code from time to time.


Hey, I'm Patrick, your friendly neighborhood tech enthusiast and team leader based in Munich, Germany. I'm all about striking the perfect balance between leading teams and getting my hands dirty with some coding fun. Join me on this journey through the ever-evolving world of tech where every day brings new challenges and opportunities. Let's dive in and make some tech magic together! ✨

Developer Experience
Software Design
Microservice Architecture
Event Driven Architecture
Domain Driven Design
Self Contained Services
Server Side Rendering
Hexagonal Architecture
Agile Leadership
Devops Engineering
Platform Teams
Continuous Integration
RESTful Web Service
Agile Software Development
and many more...

Head of Engineering

January 2023 - TODAY

Penzilla is an early stage startup that is focusing on corporate provision. Together with the founders we aim to make corporate pension more attractive for employees and compliant for employers.

Personal Retreat

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.

Software Engineer

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.