Help create a sustainable future by delivering operational, maintainable, secure, easy to use, and efficient software—in that order.
Increased developer productivity by organizing fortnightly developer meetings that facilitate internal knowledge transfer, and documenting relevant knowledge as well as answers to recurring questions.
Improved software quality by furthering the adoption of software development best practices like code reviews, static analysis, and regression testing as well as guiding the development of key features that help us deliver a working product.
Able to work in German and English.
Tech stack I am comfortable with
C99, BASH scripts, LaTeX.
Working knowledge of C++11 and Python.
STM32 F2/F4/F7, AVR ATmega
Git, Atollic TrueSTUDIO, EAGLE, KiCAD, vim, LibreCAD.
Working knowledge of Make and SCons.
Working knowledge of Z-Wave (500 Series, Controllers and End Devices).
Debian GNU/Linux (user/admin), Microsoft Windows
Core personality traits
- Comfortable taking the initiative
- Conscientious, diligent, and organized
- Talent for finding and thus preventing defects
- Eager to learn and improve
- Desire to share/ apply what I learned
11/2009 – 10/2010
BSc in Electrical Engineering
Milwaukee School of Engineering, USA
09/2005 – 10/2010
Diploma in Electrical Engineering
University of Applied Sciences Lübeck, Germany
Junior C/C++ software engineer for embedded systems
In general: Maintenance and development of middleware and application logic for STM32 F7 based embedded systems in C and C++ using FreeRTOS.
Currently: Responsible for the integration of Z-Wave into a new room thermostat product. This includes the translation of application requirements into hardware and software specifications, management and quality control of the external Z-Wave developer’s work, hardware debugging and protocol testing including on-site at an external RF lab and another test house, as well as implementation of a generic network interface for communication between the Z-Wave transport layer and the resources close to the application layer.
03/2012 – 03/2015
Camera drone service provider
Ingenieurbüro Kannenberg & Miehl GbR
Services: Images, videos, panoramic tours, surveying, 3D models.
Responsibilities: Organisation (finances, external service providers), IT infrastructure (servers, services), flight law protection of operations (continuous research, communication with authorities), customer support, marketing and contact management, development of products for the surveying industry, image editing, software development (BASH scripts, embedded C, GNU Octave).
Establishment of the group; organization of meetings, CryptoParties, and protests; writing texts and doing presentations. See the project’s website for details and material.
Help maintain the IT infrastructure, organize Lübeck’s first national “Chaos macht Schule” meeting, and administer some of the mailing lists.
fastd key management, conflict resolution, establishing monthly community meetings as a basis for continued reflection and project improvement
Establishment of the group and organization of the first five events … until I moved away.
embedded systems, TDD, CI/CD, communication protocols, clean code, software engineering methodologies, software architecture, sustainability and sources of renewable energy, dev tools, OPSEC, FOSS
sci-fi books, meditation, psychology, society
i3wm, Git, Doxygen, Qubes OS and Debian GNU/Linux, LaTeX, gnuplot, vim, zsh