Experienced Engineering Manager with a strong customer focus, extensive experience driving strategy and defining roadmaps as well as developing and launching products. Strong background in software development in Frontend, Backend (Node.js) and cloud technologies. Beside work I am passionate about Open Data, an OpenStreetMap contributor and a bread-baking enthusiast.



Engineering Manager at Klarna JAN 2018 – current

  • Engineering Manager for (periodically) 2 teams at a time (11 direct reports at peak).
    Responsible for personal development, salary, hiring manager interviews, part of the domain’s engineering leadership team and coaching of new managers.
  • I lead the architecture and development of a custom high security infrastructure in AWS to let customers connect their Gmail inbox to parse emails for package tracking numbers and as well as the integration to the shipping companies to get the live tracking data.
    Tech stack: React/React native, Node.js, various AWS services. I work closely with the engineers, operational staff, partners and other key stakeholders internally and externally to Klarna.
  • Core-organizer of Klarna's internal Tech and Product conference "The KonferenSE". I organized this event for 5 years in a row as one of the core group of 3 people. Responsible for venue-booking, branding and logistics in the week of the event as well as content curation. Oversaw together with the other 2 the quality of the content and speaker mentoring. Managed in total a group of 10 organizers, 20 mentors and 30 speakers. Responsible also for the budget for the 2019 event with 1000 attendees. See video clip here.

Software Engineer at Klarna APR 2015 – DEC 2017

  • Worked in 2 teams:
    First with Klarna’s Merchant Portal with a React.js frontend and a Clojure backend. After that with the Order Management APIs towards which all of Klarna’s merchants integrate. Written in Java, deployed on AWS. AAA-SLA requirements.
  • Conducting tech interviews.
  • Core-Organiser of Klarna’s internal tech conference "The KonferenSE".

Webdeveloper at limango NOV 2012 – MAR 2015

  • Development for the Checkout & Payment. Integration of different payment APIs and relaunch of the checkout. Also responsible for the relaunch of / .nl / .pl
  • Restructuring of the product backend system to use ElasticSearch.

Webdeveloper at Blösch und Partner Advertising Agency JAN 2012 – OCT 2012
Developed several websites for the agency's clients.


Media-Technology and Media-Production 2010 – 2012
Master of Engineering at University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden

Media-Production and Media-Technology 2006 – 2010
Bachelor of Engineering at University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden




German (native speaker)
English (professional working proficiency)
Swedish (professional working proficiency)