Dr. Karsten Wolke

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Angestellt, Vice President Engineering, Oviva AG

Abschluss: PhD, Dr, Dr. Ing., De Montfort University Leicester [UK]

Berlin, Germany

About me

Entrepreneurial executive as well as strong technical mentor with more than 10-year business and IT management background in fast-pacing and growing start-ups & scale-ups

Skills

Software Development
Software Engineering
Enterprise Software
Erfahrungsaustausch
Softwarearchitektur
Software-Entwicklung
Projektleitung
Softwareentwicklung
Agile Methoden
Project management
Java EE
Cloud Computing
Agile Methods
Scrum
KANBAN
System Integration
High Available Applications
Distributed Systems
IT-Management
System Architecture
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
IT Recruitment
Performance-Tuning
Software Design
Web applications
Mobile Applications
Solution Architecture
Scalability
Java Enterprise
Open Source Software
PostgreSQL
MongoDB
REST
Java
JavaScript
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Spring
Microsoft Azure
Google Cloud Engine
Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Database design
Team leadership
Leadership
Organizational Development
Management
Leadership development
Mentoring
DevOps
continuous integration (CI)
Continuous Delivery (CD)
API Design
Microservices
Object Oriented Programming
Human resources development
Architectural design
Start-ups
Mobile applications development
Architektur
Produktentwicklung
Software Architektur
Agile Softwareentwicklung

Timeline

Professional experience for Karsten Wolke

  • Current 11 months, since Nov 2021

    Vice President Engineering

    Oviva AG
  • 2 years and 11 months, Jan 2019 - Nov 2021

    Senior Vice President Product Engineering

    Market Logic Software AG

    Leading engineering department. Build Site Reliability Engineering Team for MLS next gen Product and transformed teams towards full self organized teams (The Teams build it and run it). Extended micro services architecture to more than 200 micro services and designed it to be able to run on various cloud providers. Migrated customers from running on MLS classic to MLS next generation Product. Production clouds have been setup on MS Azure as well as on Google Cloud. Extended team to more than 150 engineers.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jul 2017 - Dec 2018

    Senior Vice President Platform & Architecture

    Market Logic Software AG

    Desiged and build MLS next gen Platform. Introduced micro services architecture and continuous integration and continuous deployment way of working philosophy. Acting as Platform Product Owner to drive shared technical platform services and act as key mentor to change whole organization towards continuous delivery way of working. Teams are able to deploy software changes within minutes to production.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Feb 2016 - Jun 2017

    Senior Vice President Engineering

    Market Logic Software AG

    Leading engineering department and expanded from 65 to 105 engineers (Software developer, Quality, Engineers, DevOps Engineers, Agile Master, Software Architects). Build 9 cross functional and self organized teams

  • 4 years and 1 month, Jan 2012 - Jan 2016

    Vice President Software Development

    Market Logic Software AG

    Leading software development department and expanded from 10 to 65 developers. Introduced agile software development process methodology and changed release cycles from quarterly to weekly. Acting as well as head of architecture

  • 1 year and 9 months, Apr 2010 - Dec 2011

    Director Software Development

    Market Logic Software AG

    Leading software development department and expanded from 4 to 10 developers. Acting as head of architect as well

  • 2 years and 1 month, Mar 2008 - Mar 2010

    IT Architect

    Product Value Systems

    Designing and Implementing the foundation of MLS classic platform

Educational background for Karsten Wolke

  • 4 years and 1 month, Oct 2003 - Oct 2007

    Computer Science and Engineering

    De Montfort University Leicester [UK]

    Cloud Computing, Hoch verfügbare Systeme, Thesis: Higher Availavility of Services in Heterogeneous Distributed Systems

  • 3 years and 7 months, Sep 1999 - Mar 2003

    Praktische Informatik

    Fachhochschule Oldenburg / Ostfriesland / Wilhelmshaven

    Software-Engineering, Softwaretechnik, Datenbanken, Java, Rechnerstrukturen, Betriebssysteme, E-Commerce, eCommerce, E-Business, eBusiness, Enterprise Architekturen, Rechnernetze, Logische Programmierung, Compilerbau, Kombinatorische Optimierung, Informationssysteme, Wissensbasierte Systeme

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

Wants

Erfahrungsaustausch
Best - Practice - Erfahrungen
neue Denkansätze und Ideen

Interests

Software-Entwicklung
Wirtschaftsthemen
Joggen
Reisen
Motorrad
Segeln
Motorboot
Radfahren
Cloud Computing
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Software Architektur

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