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I am looking for positions in systems design and management, and technical project leadership that will provide me with opportunities to technically challenge myself, allow me to be an active contributer to business growth, and to create excellent products or services for clients. I have 9 years of professional experience in Information Technology with specialties in Internet services, developing software tools, e-commerce, new media, technical and business processes automation.

Languages: English as native language, German level B2.2
Citizenship: USA

Management Skills

I am experienced in technical leadership of geographically diverse teams, vendor relations, hiring, mentoring, and negotiations. I have extensive experience in working through schedules that can meet the real needs of the clients and can be met within the resource limitations given. I also have excellent presentations skills for persuading and communicating to diverse audiences.


University of Chicago 1993-1995


Goethe-Institut (Berlin) German B2.2, 2004
Completed BGS Capacity Planning Training course, 1996
Completed SUN course SysAdmin 285, 1996


AOL/TW Streaming Operations

San Francisco, CA, USA : Oct 2001 - Sep 2003
Senior Systems Administrator, Tools Team Lead

AOL is the world's largest ISP and the largest provider of Internet radio and video products; I was a member of the production operations staff.

Eazel Inc.

Mountain View, CA, USA : May 2000 – Jun 2001
Release Manager/Build Tools Team Lead

Eazel was a software development firm producing Linux desktop software and services; I was a member of the engineering staff.

Linuxcare Inc.

San Francisco, CA, USA : Dec 1999 - Apr 2000
Sr. Systems Administrator

Linuxcare was a Linux services (support/consulting/education) company; I was a member of the IT staff.

Uniteq Application Systems

Redwood City, CA, USA : Jun 1998 – Dec 1999
Sr. Systems Administrator/Release Engineer

Uniteq was a business automation software company, I was a member of the engineering staff.

First Options of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA : Sep 1996 – Jun 1998
Systems Administrator

First Options is a financial services company, currently owned by Goldman Sachs; I was a member of the production operations staff.

University of Chicago Academic Computing Services

Chicago, IL, USA : Jun 1995 – Sep 1996
Resource Lab Coordinator/Sr. Support Technician

The University of Chicago is a private research University. Its resource lab provided computing facilities for academic staff's special projects; I was a member of the non-academic staff.

Other Experience

Linux Trainer 2001: developed course materials and led classes for Linux Certified Inc.
Support Technician 1995: provided desktop support for MacOS, Windows NT, UNIX at The University of Chicago
Teaching Assistant 1994: taught first year college calculus at The University of Chicago
Laboratory Technician 1991-1994: molecular biology research, protein preparations, x-ray crystallography at The University of Oregon