Gregor Zurowski

Selbstständig, Software Development Consultant, Gregor Zurowski

Stuttgart, Germany


Software Engineering
Software Development
Software Architecture
Software Design
Java Enterprise Edition
Web Content Management
Adobe CQ5
Web Services
Business Process Management
Cloud Computing
Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Professional experience for Gregor Zurowski

  • Current 8 years and 6 months, since 2015

    Project Management Committee Member

    The Apache Software Foundation

    Apache Camel Project Management Committee (PMC) Member

  • Current 9 years and 6 months, since 2014


    The Apache Software Foundation

    Committer on Apache Camel (

  • Current 10 years and 6 months, since 2013

    Software Architect


    • Establish and ensure standards for the development of the corporate website and internal applications • Design and implement message-oriented integration architecture to connect IT systems that drive the company's core business processes • Optimize development infrastructure to significantly accelerate delivery processes.

  • Current 11 years and 6 months, since 2012

    Technical Development Editor

    Manning Publications

    Technical development editor for • "Streaming Data - Designing the Real-Time Pipeline" (Summer 2015 est.) • "Ionic in Action - Hybrid Mobile Apps with Ionic and AngularJS" (Summer 2015 est.) • "OCP Java SE 7 Programmer II Certification Guide" (Sept. 2014 est.) • Manuscript reviewer for multiple books including • "CMIS and Apache Chemistry in Action" • "SonarQube in Action" • "Solr in Action" • "JQuery in Action, Third Edition" • "Git in Practice", • "MongoDB in Action, Second Edition"

  • Current 24 years and 6 months, since 1999

    Software Development Consultant

    Gregor Zurowski

  • 2012 - 2013

    Delivery Manager


    • Build, grow and manage a Java development group for the delivery of CMS and e-commerce projects • Technical lead on international implementation projects defining design and ensuring quality • Responsible for establishing cloud infrastructure to improve and automate development processes.

  • 2011 - 2012

    Software Architect | Consultant

    Headstand Media

    • Responsible for defining the design and architecture of Adobe CQ projects • Supported proposal process for website implementations projects • Introduced cloud-based infrastructure for development, build and deployment

  • 2009 - 2012

    Software Development Manager | Consultant


    • Managed development and support teams for the implementation of the global CMS platform for the Mercedes-Benz brand websites • Responsible for maintenance and operation processes of complex application clusters that host 100+ countries and 1000+ retailers.

  • 2008 - 2009

    Software Architect | Consultant

    Mercedes-Benz Bank

    • Defined architecture of a global SOA system for managing financial products for dealer portals. • Responsible for the design of domain models using a model-driven development approach. • Supervised in-house and offshore development teams in an agile Scrum project environment.

  • 2007 - 2008

    Application Engineer


    • Developed the central CMDB system that manages the global IT infrastructure of the bank • Functioned as technical lead for a large international deployment project in a RUP project environment • Contact person and technical consultant for customers of business units in the United States

  • 2006 - 2007

    Software Developer | Graduate Student


    • Conducted research and practical work for graduation thesis entitled "Multi-Channel Support for WebSphere Business Process Choreographer: Form-Based Offline Work with Processes and Tasks" • Defined architecture for targeted functionality and integrated prototype into WebSphere Process Server core

  • 2005 - 2006

    Software Developer | Consultant


    • Redesigned, implemented and migrated a critical legacy system for the administration of network components and distribution of network addresses for all IP devices in production and R&D

  • 2004 - 2005

    Lead Developer | Intern

    Atlantic Business Products

    • Designed and prototyped an integration solution for the document management system DocuWare • Managed and supervised development group; mentored and trained new team members

  • 1998 - 2004

    Software Developer | Consultant


    • Developed a network discovery and monitoring system with interfaces to asset management systems • Implemented enterprise applications for the corporate intranet

Educational background for Gregor Zurowski

  • Current

    Computer Science and Media

    Stuttgart Media University | HdM


  • German


  • English


  • Polish



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