Gregor Zurowski

Freelancer/Self-employed, Software Development Consultant, Gregor Zurowski

Stuttgart, Germany



Professional experience for Gregor Zurowski

  • Current , since 2015

    Project Management Committee Member

    The Apache Software Foundation

    Apache Camel Project Management Committee (PMC) Member

  • Current , since 2014


    The Apache Software Foundation

    Committer on Apache Camel (

  • Current , 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 , 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 , 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

  • Computer Science and Media

    Stuttgart Media University | HdM


  • German


  • English


  • Polish



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