Hey, I am Alex - a software engineer and consultant from Hamburg, Germany.

With over 15 years of experience, I'm ready to help your organization to achieve its goals.

Some of my clients

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My services

Full Stack Development

I'll build robust, scalable web applications tailored to your needs. With my expertise in Ruby, JavaScript, and other languages, you'll get a seamless, high-quality product that helps your business thrive.

Software Architecture

I'll design efficient, maintainable software systems that grow with your business. From choosing the right tech stack to crafting scalable architecture, I'll ensure your software's foundation is solid and future-proof.

Legacy System Analysis

I'll dive deep into your existing codebase, uncovering its secrets and documenting my findings. By bridging the knowledge gap, I'll empower your team to make informed decisions and confidently tackle your legacy system's challenges.

Tech Strategy

I'll help you navigate the ever-evolving digital landscape by providing expert insights into current and emerging technologies. Together, We'll create a strategic plan that harnesses technology to drive your business forward and stay ahead of the competition.


  • Ruby (on Rails) - over 15 years
  • Front-end JavaScript (from SproutCore via Ember.js to React.js/Next.js) - over 12 years
  • Backends using Node.js - over 12 years
  • Backends using Elixir - over 6 years, though most of it not commercially used
  • Variety of relational data stores (Postgres, MySQL) and others (CouchDB, Redis)
  • Messaging with AMQP and Kafka
  • Big data using Hadoop and Hive
  • Infrastructure (e.g. working with containers, AWS EC2/Lambda, Kubernetes)
  • Functional programming

Get in touch

If we don't take the opportunity to connect, we might both miss out on something great. So don't hesitate to contact me - I'll get back to you as soon as possible.