Alexander Farber

Angestellt, Senior software developer, Volkswagen Infotainment GmbH

Bochum, Germany

About me

I am experienced in many technical areas and programming languages. I like writing efficient, easy to read code. I am a friendly person 🙂 even in heated discussions or stressful work situations.


Android Development
iOS Development
Software Development
Microsoft Azure


Professional experience for Alexander Farber

  • Current 9 years and 8 months, since Aug 2014

    Senior software developer

    Volkswagen Infotainment GmbH

    Currently: Developing microservices for Kubernetes in Microsoft Azure using C#, PowerShell, Python, DevOps, Pipelines, Redis, git. Also OpenStreetMap, OSRM, Leaflet, OpenLayers. Previously: System development in Java for mobile online services on ECU. Developed MQTT component for OCU3 from scratch. Tech lead for USA project (at first: I was managing 2 developers and 1 tester remotely in Detroit, then later: 2 developers on premises in Bochum). Products used: Subversion, Maven, Netbeans

  • 5 years and 4 months, Apr 2009 - Jul 2014

    Software developer

    BlackBerry Deutschland GmbH

    Developing mobile software for Blackberry in Java, C++, ActionScript, Flex. Developing USB and MTP stack, FM Radio, OOBE, Settings and Setup app. Some scripting with PHP, Perl, jQuery, PostgreSQL on Linux and Windows. Software used: Perforce, Subversion, git, Eclipse

  • 9 months, Jul 2008 - Mar 2009


    novero GmbH

    Administrating Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and NIS for 400 users. Administrating Telelogic CM Synergy (Continuus), VMWare ESX. Administrating HP Quality Center (Mercury) and Oracle 9i database OpenVPN deployment and RSA certificates management for 400 users. Sendmail, Nagios, Cacti configuration; Subversion, CVS and Bugzilla administration Administrating several internal Apache servers (users authenticated against AD). Administrating few external web servers with PHP, Perl and PostgreSQL, MySQL.

  • 3 years and 2 months, May 2005 - Jun 2008

    Tools developer


    Support for S40, Symbian and Maemo developers, build managers and integrators. Administrating 2 phone software build farms (RHEL 4 and HP-UX 11). Installation and support for many SW development tools; Programming local tools. Participation in global Nokia projects like porting of Symbian build system to Linux. Testing and maintenance of PVMgmake (clustered version of GNU make). Acting as Nokia-global owner for Java development tools, Wine, gcc, UltraEdit.

  • 1 year and 4 months, Sep 2000 - Dec 2001

    Software developer


    Programming CGI and mod_perl scripts in Perl (with Sybase, MS SQL, ClearCase). Programming command line tools in Perl, Unix-shell, awk.

  • 4 years and 8 months, Jan 1996 - Aug 2000

    Student helper


    Programming CGI-scripts in Perl (interacting with Sybase). Programming command line tools in Perl

Educational background for Alexander Farber

  • Electrical Engineering

    RWTH Aachen

    Technical Informatics


  • English


  • Russian

    First language

  • German


  • Latvian



Active lifestyle
Developing video games
Visual Arts

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