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Resume


About

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  • Mathematician + Computer Scientist
  • Technologist + Strategist
  • Java Geek since 1996 (JDK 1.0.2)
  • Online since 1989 (NCSA Mosaic since 1994)
  • Digital Native since 1982 (CBM PET 2001 + 6502 Assember)

Work Experience

 

04/2015 – 03/2017

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Advisor Enterprise & Solution Architecture | Advisor Digital & IT Strategy | Management Consultant | IT Advisory

04/2015 – 03/2017

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Advisor Enterprise & Solution Architecture | Advisor Digital & IT Strategy | Management Consultant | IT Advisory

04/2013 – 12/2014

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Manager IT Advisory

  • Team Lead
  • Enterprise Architect + Solution Architect
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Solution Manager and Solution Architect in large international Bids
  • Offering Service Development IT Strategy and Technology Roadmapping

 

04/2012 – 03/2013

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Competency Manager Enterprise Architecture Management

  • Team Lead
  • Enterprise Architect + Solution Architect
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Solution Manager and Solution Architect in large international Bids
  • Offering Service Development IT Strategy and Technology Roadmapping

08/2009 – 04/2012

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Competency Manager IT Architecture

  • Team Lead
  • Enterprise Architect + Solution Architect
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Solution Manager and Solution Architect in large international Bids

01/2000 – 07/2009

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Solution Architect – Leader – Management  Consultant

  • Solution Architect and Software/System Architect
  • Technology Consultant
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Conducting system and Software Architecture reviews
  • Proposal and Presales Solution Architect

10/1996 – 12/1999

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Senior Consultant – Project Leader, Workflow Architect and IT System Architect

  • BKM Joker: Development of the Java/CORBA based back office core systems BKM JoKer for the building society Bausparkasse Mainz (BKM). The Visigenic Visibroker is now a product of Micro Focus.  With more than 30 million licenses in use, Micro Fcous Visibroker is the world’s most widely deployed CORBA object request broker (ORB) infrastructure.
  • Design and Implementation of a WfMC-compliant Workflow Management Systems for the JoKer-Framework
  • Project Leader Workflow Management and Software/IT-System Architect
  • Member of the System Architecture Board/Team

05/1994 – 09/1996
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Research Assistant at the Institute of Computer Science I (Information Structures and Knowledge Based Systems)

  • PhD-Studies in Robotics (Motion-Planning) and Computational Geometry
  • Presentation on several International Workshops on Computational Geometry
  • Teaching in Information Structures and Knowledge Based Systems (Database Systems, Computational Geometry, Graph Theory, Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, Computer Graphics)
  • Support in Industry Cooperations with partners such as Audi
  • Participation in the examination of diploma candidates in computer science

07/1993 – 04/1994
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Technical Project Leader and Software Architect for Solid-C

  • Development of a cutting-edge simulation software product that allows semiconductor manufacturers and their suppliers to develop and optimize process sequences for optical and e-beam lithography.
  • Requirements analysis with Siemens HL (Infineon)
  • Design and Implementation of a Cross-Platform Graphical User-Interface with XVT and C (SunOS, HP-UX, VMS)
  • Design and Implementation of the 3-D Visualization of the simulation result (resist visualization)
  • Tool-supported Cross-Compilation of a 100.000 LoC Fortran Simulation Kernel into C
  • Cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (ISiT), Berlin
  • Sigma-C is now part of synopsys

09/1989 – 08/1992

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Software Engineer (Freelance)

  • Development of CAD Solutions (MeroCAD and DoCAD) for the construction of Mero space frameworks
  • Design and implementation of the graph-theoretical, graphical and geometrical algorithms of Mero CAD</span>
  • 3-D Graphics programming with HOOPS 3D Graphics SystemIthaca Software’s Hierarchical Object-Oriented Programming System. The HOOPS 3D  Graphics System was  sold to AutoDesk and is now HOOPS Visualize a product of Tech Soft 3D. Tech Soft 3D is the gold standard graphics engine for developing high-performance applications.
  • C++ Software Development; HOOPS and AutoCad Programming; Unix – SunOS, etc.

Certifications

Organisations

Companies

Projects

TAO

TAO

4/2014 –

TAO  = Technology Alliance Offering – Portfolio Management Repository

Inventor – Product Owner – Team Lead

Digital Insurance and Core Insurance Modernization

Digital Insurance and Core Insurance Modernization

5/2015 – 12/2015

Insurance | Bonn

Modernization & Digitization Initiative

IT Strategy & Architecture Governance

Architecture & Strategy Consultant

Enterprise Architecture Management

Enterprise Architecture Management

9/2014 bis 12/2014

Public |  Berlin – Köln – Bonn

RfP/Proposal – Frame contract for the Enterprise Architecture Management for the German Government

Solution Manager / Teamlead (as defined by the participation request)

Solution Architecture Review and Coaching

Solution Architecture Review and Coaching

3/2014 – 9/2014

Public | Bern

Large Legacy Modernization Initiative

Architecture Review and Architecture Coaching

Architecture Consultant

National Train Traffic Control System

National Train Traffic Control System

11/2013 – 3/2014

Transportation – Stockholm – Berlin – Köln

RfP/Proposal – National Train Traffic Control

Solution Architect (CSC)

IT Transformation Methodology

IT Transformation Methodology

10/2013 – 11/2013

Central Bank | Berlin – Middle Eeast

RfP/Proposal for IT Transformation Management Consulting

IT Transformation Methodology

Solution Architect

Target Presentation and Integration Architecture

Target Presentation and Integration Architecture

8/2012 – 3/2013

Insurance | Düsseldorf

Management and Architecture Consulting

Solution/Enterprise-Architect

IT Strategy Sales Platform

IT Strategy Sales Platform

9/2011 – 3/2012

Insurance | München – Germany

IT Strategy for the strategic sales platform considering Social, Mobile, Analytics/CRM/DWH and Cloud (SMAC)

IT Strategist/Enterprise Architect  & Technology Workstream Lead

Core Banking Transformation Architecture

Core Banking Transformation Architecture

10/2010 – 8/2011

Banking / FInancial Services

Architecture Governance

Enterprise Architect

Frankfurt

Core Insurance Transformation Architecture

Core Insurance Transformation Architecture

3/2009 – 4/2009

Versicherung

RfP/Proposal – Core Insurance Transformation

Solution Architect

Berlin – Zurich – Basel

Cloud-scale Billing

Cloud-scale Billing

01/2009 – 04/2009

Affiliate Marketing | Berlin

Product Selection for a new Booking System (Rating, Billing, Accounting) for the Eurpean Market Leader in Affiliate Marketing

Solution Architect

Insurance Solution Management

Insurance Solution Management

9/2008 – 4/2010

Insurance Industry | München

Solution Management for an Insurance Solution Service Offering of Point of Sales, Product and Core Insurance System Components

Solution/Service Offering Manager and Architect

Strategic Service-oriented Process-Driven Point of Sales Platform

Strategic Service-oriented Process-Driven Point of Sales Platform

2/2007 – 8/2008

Automotive | Stuttgart-Möhringen

Point of Sales Platform (Portal, Integration, Process)

Project Manager & IT/Solution-Architect

Radio Network Planning System

Radio Network Planning System

1/2005 – 10/2006

Telecommunication | Düsseldorf

Radio Network Planning System

Software and System Architect

Coporate Insurance System

Coporate Insurance System

6/2004 – 12/2004

Insurance | Zurich, Swiss

Refactoring and Performance Optimization of the Corporate Pricing System for Corporate (Re)Insurance Products

Software/J2EE-Architect

KWG §24c / Money Laundering Prevention System

KWG §24c / Money Laundering Prevention System

9/2002 – 7/2003

Banking | Wiesbaden – Bonn

KWG §24c – German Banking Act against Money-Laundering

Standard Software Product Design, PreSales, Solution & Software Architecture

Lead Solution & Software Architect

Automated and Rule-based Energy Meter Mass Data Processing

Automated and Rule-based Energy Meter Mass Data Processing

5/2001 – 8/2002

Energy Service Provider | Frankfurt – Wiesbaden

Automated and Rule-based Energy Meter Mass Data Processing

Lead Software and System Architect

Core Reinsurance System Architecture Review

Core Reinsurance System Architecture Review

4/2000 – 9/2000

Reinsurance | Oslo – Zurich – Raleigh – Hannover – München

Standard Product Architecture Review

Software and System Architect

Car Fleet Insurance Architecture

Car Fleet Insurance Architecture

4/1999 – 4/2000

Insurance | München

Architecture Review and Redesign for an Object-oriented Car Fleet Insurance Management System

Solution/System Architect

Workflow Management System Architecture

Workflow Management System Architecture

10/1996 – 4/2000

Building Society | Mainz

Development of a Java/CORBA-based back office system for building societies.

Project Leader and Architect of the WfMC-compliant Workflow Management System

System Architect & Workflow Architect

Algorithms Research

Algorithms Research

5/1994 – 8/1996

University of Würzburg | Würzburg

Research assistance and teaching at the Institute of Computer Science

Research Assistant & PhD Student

SOLID-C | Optical and e-beam lithography simulation Software

SOLID-C | Optical and e-beam lithography simulation Software

7/1993 – 4/1994

High Tech | München

Development of a simulation software product that allows semiconductor manufacturers and their suppliers to develop and optimize process sequences for optical and e-beam lithography.

Technical Project Leader & Software Architect

MeroCAD

MeroCAD

9/1989 to 9/1992

Construction | Mero | Pergamon | Würzburg

Design and implementation of the graph-theoretical, graphical and geometrical algorithms of MeroCAD

Software Engineer; Computer Graphics and CAD Specialist

Education

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

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Frobenius-Gymnasium Hammelburg

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Computing Memories

my early years in computing

1980 – 1995

Berlin

Würzburg

Hammelburg

Interests


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