Kristian Arlt, Software Developer in Vienna, Austria
Kristian Arlt

Software Developer in Vienna, Austria

Member since July 9, 2015
Kristian is a software engineer and tech enthusiast, starting back in 2001 as a designer and moving on to coding, becoming a UX expert along the way. He's a full-stack developer with work experience ranging from startups, creative agencies, and heavy data analytical corporations to investment banking. He's an easygoing team player who enjoys a challenge.
Kristian is now available for hire




Vienna, Austria



Preferred Environment

Sublime Text, IntelliJ, OS X

The most amazing...

...application I've built is a next-gen POS system deployed in numerous restaurants across the country.


  • CTO

    2011 - PRESENT
    Flatlanders s.r.o
    • Create a next-gen point of sale system with warehouse management completely from scratch. The state-of-the art client application focused on touch devices.
    • Build HTML5 reports using JAX-RS RESTful services.
    • Execute a low-level Java implementation of POS printers, fingerprint readers, and weight scales; Swing apps and Spring POJOs. The app has been ported to tablets and mobile devices.
    Technologies: Adobe AIR, HTML5, Spring, Java, MySQL
  • Tech Consultant

    2018 - 2018
    • Hired to help out in a project where the deadline was getting rather close.
    • Managed to finish the project on time and deliver a fully working product.
    • Set Agile processes in place as the state-owned agency is still catching up with the latest software lifecycle methodologies.
    • Introduced automated testing in a CI environment.
    Technologies: Spring, Java, Angular
  • Tech Lead

    2015 - 2018
    • Supported the Vienna Dev team creation, as it was moved from Berlin Germany.
    • Guided the existing .NET team to switch to Angular and Node.
    • Set up Scrum processes with continuous live deployment supported by automated testing.
    Technologies: MongoDB, SQL, Node.js, Angular, AngularJS
  • Software Engineer

    2013 - 2014
    CPA Global
    • Created HTML5 POCs using jQuery and AngularJS.
    • Improved the look and feel of the overall app.
    • Analyzed and designed the model using the BA’s requirements in Oracle.
    • Coordinated offshore teams throughout the whole SDLC.
    • Set up and managed CI builds and automated tests.
    Technologies: Flex, HTML5, Spring, Java
  • Sofware Engineer

    2012 - 2013
    • Extended the service layer in Spring.
    • Created HTML5 reports using jQuery, Angular, and Backbone.js.
    • Worked closely with markets to ensure their objects were being met.
    • Supported testers by clarifying system requirements as well as assessing ongoing performance and the impact of these changes.
    • Built unit tests utilizing an in-house testing framework.
    Technologies: Flex, HTML5, Spring, Java
  • Flex Team Lead

    2010 - 2011
    JPMorgan & Chase
    • Wrote modularized Flex applications for the investment banking core processing including cash management, broker/dealer, FX, futures and options, settlements, and securities departments.
    • Created POC projects and presented new solutions.
    • Mentored and guided offshore teams.
    • Redesigned the UI, re-factoring applications already in production.
    • Redefined usability standards across applications.
    Technologies: QTP, Adobe Flex, Spring, Java
  • Flex Developer

    2009 - 2010
    Usabilla B.V.
    • Developed the analysis section, where all usability tests can be reviewed and analyzed.
    • Included various analysis tools, heat map generation, and PDF export features.
    • Wrote a client-side PDF encoding and export function inside Flex.
    • Rendered dynamic heat maps using custom points to show a truly colorized report.
    Technologies: Adobe Flex, Zend Framework
  • Web Developer & Designer

    2006 - 2009
    Multimedia Atelier
    • Integrated an Adobe Flash and ActionScript database using XML.
    • Created FLV video streaming, interactive CD-ROMs, and AIR applications.
    • Built flex back-end systems using PHP and Java technologies.
    • Designed and developed HTML4 pages.
    Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe AIR, Flash, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Flash Animator and Web Developer

    2004 - 2006
    Web Design Factory
    • Provided full-service interactive media, creating advertising campaigns, web presentations, and sophisticated web-based applications.
    • Contributed to web design and Flash-based projects, including games, banners, and widgets.
    • Designed and developed online Flash games.
    Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Flash, CSS, JavaScript, HTML


  • BlackSheep POS

    A point-of-sale system as a complete solution for the hospitality industry. Includes touch terminals, handheld devices, cloud reporting, weight scales, kitchen displays, fingerprint readers, and many other features.

  • Web

    Austria's biggest real estate website with over 7 million hits per day. Written with AngularJS, Hapi, Node.js, and Java Spring.

  • Shop & Shelf Review for Dunnhumby

    Created and visualized new reports using Flex and HTML5, providing an in-depth analysis for retail companies worldwide

  • Memotech

    HTML5 and Flex with Spring and Oracle11g.

  • Hyatt | Exhale Spa

    After the acquisition of the Exhale Spa group, Hyatt hotels wanted a world class website with back-office applications. The whole project was written in Angular + Node.js

  • 360 Networks | Pricing Tool

    360 Networks needed a revamp of their in-house used pricing tool to make the whole quote creation a breeze and raise sales.

    Technologies: Node.js, Angular

  • OBB Ticketshop | Austrian Railways

    Upgrading the Austrian State Railways Ticketshop from AngularJS to Angular 2+. The Railways with a revenue of 6 billion/year needed a technical upgrade with a seamless user experience, integrated with lots of microservices and state management.


  • Languages

    HTML, HTML5, Java, Flash ActionScript, PHP, XML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Angular, Flex, Spring, Hapi.js, Adobe Flex, Zend Framework, JUnit
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, jQuery, JMS
  • Tools

    Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Eclipse IDE, Apache Tomcat, Adobe AIR, TeamCity, ActiveMQ, Grunt, Hudson, Subversion (SVN), Maven, Apache Ant, IntelliJ, Sublime Text, QTP, Adobe Illustrator, Bower
  • Paradigms

  • Platforms

    Jakarta EE, OS X
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB
  • Other

    Ajax, IIS


  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering
    2004 - 2006
    Czech Technical University - Prague, Czech Republic

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