Technical Project Manager2017 - PRESENTFreelance
Technologies: Jira, Confluence, Taiga, GitKraken, GitHub, Management, CI/CD Pipelines, Test Automation, Agile Software Development, Technical Requirements, HTML, Azure, Team Leadership, IT Management, Advisory, Technical Leadership
- Oversaw the technical project management for Mercedes Me Media, the live PR presence of Mercedes Benz Cars, building a team from scratch and managing a very tight timeline to ensure a successful launch.
- Supervised the development of an AR app for AMG, creating a highly engaging experience for trade fair visitors.
- Helped to manage the technical, legal, and organizational challenges of developing a WeChat-based app targeting Asian travelers for a German airport.
Full-stack Web Developer2016 - PRESENTFreelance
- Developed a custom CRM system for a German construction company from scratch, replacing a legacy solution.
- Built a touchscreen application for a German manufacturing company, showcasing their locations in the United States.
- Created several React-based applications for various different clients, creating many high-quality sites with a quick turnaround.
- Developed a component library and a custom page builder to save development time and speed up prototyping.
IT Security Consultant2014 - PRESENTFreelance
- Performed web application penetration tests, priding myself in finding intricate vulnerabilities missed in previous tests.
- Prepared companies for external penetration tests. Being white-box, these preparations are often more thorough than the pen test itself, leading not only to a good result but also to a more sustained increase in security.
- Created several IT security strategies, providing management with a 360°, in-depth view of relevant security concerns.
CTO2018 - 2020OSK Berlin
- Consolidated the existing tech stack, reducing the cost of maintenance and sharpening the company's technical profile.
- Organized team-building events such as hackathons.
- Developed and implemented a technical vision for the company, comprising a modern software stack, smooth processes, and a capable team.
App Developer2014 - 2016Freelance
- Developed an app that recognizes and reads ID cards.
- Created an app that allows employers to plan shifts for their workers.
- Developed a digital notebook app, similar to the native iOS notes app.
- Developed an app for the management of newsletters.
- Built an app to track driving style based on GPS and accelerator data.
Founder & CEO2012 - 2016Mynigma
- Created an award-winning iOS email app with built-in, foolproof encryption.
- Designed and implemented an innovative message encryption format with a number of security advantages over existing approaches like PGP and S/MIME.
- Wrote an encryption Outlook add-in, now incorporated into Steganos Privacy Suite.
- Developed a symmetrized hash commit before knowledge (SHCBK) protocol for seamless synchronization of confidential data between devices.
- Pitched Mynigma at various events and competitions, winning several prestigious innovation awards.