Platform Engineer - Giant Swarm

(May 2020 – Present) / Remote

  • Responsible for architecting and building distributed systems (Kubernetes, Go)

Software Engineer - Zalando SE

(Mar 2015 – Present) / Berlin, Germany

System Engineer - Zalando SE

(Jun 2014 – Mar 2015) / Berlin, Germany

  • Maintain Zalando’s data centers
  • Release of my first open source project, providing an API to automate service endpoints (DNS/IP)
  • Working on a deployment framework using Mesos/Kubernetes

System Engineer - Zalando AG

(Jul 2013 - Jun 2014) / Berlin, Germany

  • Set up a second Zalando data center
  • Set up a payment infrastructure which fits for Zalando
  • Design and setup a new load balancer infrastructure
  • Implementation of an global traffic manager to distribute DNS-based requests across data centers
  • CDN project in order to serve millions of images

System Operations - Zalando AG

(Oct 2011 - Jul 2013) / Berlin, Germany

  • 24x7 team of Zalando
  • Monitoring the Zalando site, responding to alerts, and troubleshooting
  • Technical support of platform/servers
  • Managing incidents that arise, escalating to the correct teams, and handling communication
  • Building/Improving a reliable monitoring system

System Administrator - Walter Werbung GmbH

(Jul 2011 – Sep 2011) / Berlin, Germany

Education

  • OSZ IMT (2008 - 2011) / Berlin

Articles

Open Source / Projects I’m working on