Philipp Strazny, Software Developer in Manitowoc, WI, United States
Philipp Strazny

Software Developer in Manitowoc, WI, United States

Member since November 12, 2013
Philipp is a software developer with over a decade of experience working with a variety of programming languages, primarily with PHP, Perl, Python, and Bash scripting. He is a German native, translator, and linguist. He is interested in language processing and specializes in localization.
Philipp is now available for hire




Manitowoc, WI, United States



Preferred Environment

Linux, SVN

The most amazing...

...application I have created is a web-based translation review and project management tool.


  • IT and Localization Manager

    2000 - PRESENT
    The Geo Group
    • Created a web-based translation review tool compatible with different document formats (TTX, SDLXLIFF, XML spreadsheet, TXT).
    • Created a web-based project management tool with a flat-file back-end for handling thousands of data records with flexible internal structure.
    • Developed a multitude of command-line scripts for the preparation and validation of various source document formats for translation projects.
    • Guided the development of a file exchange system integrated with the project management and file storage systems.
    • Guided the integration of email services with back-end systems.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Bash, Perl, Python, SQL, HTML, CSS



  • Languages

    HTML, XML, PHP, Java, Python, SQL, JavaScript, Perl, CSS, C++
  • Tools

    Geany, Zend Studio, Apache, Gimp
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), REST, Model View Controller (MVC), Unit Testing
  • Platforms

  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Laravel, AngularJS
  • Storage

    SQLite, Redis
  • Other

    Content Management Systems (CMS), Ajax, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Single-page Applications (SPA), Restler, Regular Expressions


  • Master's degree in Linguistics (minor in Computer Sciences)
    1995 - 1997
    University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
  • Master's degree in English, Philosophy, and Sociology
    1988 - 1994
    University of Cologne - Cologne, Germany

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