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



  • Linux, 14 years
  • PHP, 7 years
  • JavaScript, 3 years
  • Perl, 2 years
  • REST, 2 years
  • AngularJS, 1 year
  • Laravel, 1 year


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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