Dipl.-Ing. David Schmitt

Angestellt, Principal Software Engineer, Puppet

Belfast, United Kingdom


open source
linux consulting
linux planning
linux installation
linux configuration
linux maintenance
linux training
linux support
Linux Beratung
Linux Planung
Linux Installation
Linux Konfiguration
Linux Wartung
Linux Schulungen
Linux Unterstützung


Professional experience for David Schmitt

  • Current 6 years and 4 months, since Jan 2018

    Principal Software Engineer


    Helped build and deliver a head-line feature of Puppet's enterprise offering. As tech lead of the Network Automation Team, I had to plan, design and coordinate development across multiple teams to deliver one of 2019's headline features in Puppet Enterprise, the Network Automation console. The new console brings the full power of puppet to a new customer segment - network admins.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Apr 2015 - Jan 2018

    Senior Software Engineer


    Developing puppet modules for fun and profit.

  • 7 years and 5 months, Nov 2007 - Mar 2015


    dasz.at OG

  • 14 years, Apr 2001 - Mar 2015

    System Architect and Implementor

    Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Schmitt EDV-Beratung und Service

    Debian GNU/Linux based solutions for hosting and back office support. Training on the job for system administrators.

  • 5 months, Jul 2006 - Nov 2006

    Application Developer

    ERES NETconsulting – Immobilien.NET GmbH

    Senior Application Developer on a Windows Real Estate database client. Amongst other things I worked on the user interface, the database layer and performance optimisations.

  • 4 years and 8 months, Jul 1996 - Feb 2001

    Tutor am ZID

    Technische Universität Wien

    A Tutor at the IT-Department of the TU Vienna is the primary contact for students in all questions regarding the information services of the university. This included registration and support for configuration and usage of the student's accounts.

  • 3 months, Jul 2000 - Sep 2000

    Application Developer

    ace Neue Informationstechnologien GmbH

    In this position I was responsible for modifying a Java client to access the application server via the network as well as help re-design the application server's core data structures.

Educational background for David Schmitt

  • 10 years and 2 months, Oct 1997 - Nov 2007


    Technische Universität Wien

    Praktische Informatik, Computer Grafik


  • English


  • German

    First language


Debian GNU Linux
server architecture and administration
systems automation
Voice over IP

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