Fabian Barkhau


2020 - Present: Tech Lead and Backend Developer, Preply, Barcelona Spain

  • As CRM backend developer I enabled marketeers by connecting business data to Braze.
  • After a year I was promoted to Tech Lead, focusing on making the legacy system scalable, reliability and efficient.
  • As Tech Lead I enabled the development of modular event pipeline using Kafka.

    Technologies: Python, Django, Braze, Kafka

2013 - 2020: Software Developer, Freelance, Barcelona Spain

  • Designed and developed the a crypto currency exchange backend for mothership.cx
  • Designed and developed counterparty micropayment channels for storj.io.
  • Researched and implemented peer to peer publish subscribe protocols for storj.io
  • Worked on the bitcoin and colored coin wallet for chromaway.com

    Technologies: TypeSrcipt, Google Cloud Platform, Python, Bitcoin

2013: Sabbatical, travelling in Asia.

  • Created bitcoin-bounties.com. A site to post, fund or claim rewards with bitcoin.
  • Developed non profit bicycle sharing site bikesurf.org.

    Technologies: Python, Django, Bitcoin

2012: Software Developer, CONVIS Consult & Marketing GmbH, Berlin

  • Maintenance and improvement of existing web applications.
  • Continued development of the internal web framework.

    Technologies: Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript

2011: Database Engineer, Project Manager, Konnexio GmbH, Darmstadt

  • Reverse engineered and ported existing eCommerce databases to a unified system.
  • Maintenance of xtcModified eCommerce systems.
  • Creation of requirement specifications and inter team communication.

    Technologies: Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript

2008 - 2010: Software Developer, mg.softech GmbH, Darmstadt

  • Main developer of software for demand management and account management of private medical clearing.

    Technologies: Java, Eclipse RCP, Java EE Server


2008 - 2010: Trainee, mg.training GmbH, Darmstadt

  • Training as IT specialist for application development.

2005 - 2007: Student, Fachhochschule Darmstadt

  • Studying computer science bachelor


Available upon request