Markus Wanner

Angestellt, Senior PostgreSQL Developer, 2nd Quadrant

Winterthur, Switzerland


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Professional experience for Markus Wanner

  • Current 6 years, since Jun 2018

    Senior PostgreSQL Developer

    2nd Quadrant

  • 3 years and 1 month, May 2015 - May 2018

    Senior Software Engineer

    Datahouse AG
  • 4 years and 9 months, Aug 2010 - Apr 2015

    Senior Software Engineer

    Translattice, Inc

    • turned my former open source project – Postgres-R – into a key product: a globally distributed database system • implemented multiple customer relevant features: distributed row locking, improved conflict resolution, stabilized crash recovery, support for sub-transactions • generated a European lead by promoting our product at a conference, then provided on-site support for sales

  • 1 year and 5 months, Apr 2009 - Aug 2010

    Software Engineer

    Logismata AG

    • dramatically improved application performance and end-user experience by eliminating bottlenecks in the application backend's use of the underlying RDBMS. • integrated the existing application suite with MS Office • implemented a simple in-house content management system

  • 3 years and 1 month, Mar 2006 - Mar 2009

    Senior Software Engineer

    Programmfabrik GmbH, Berlin

    • technical lead of a team of 4 engineers and testers (web and database development) • improved efficiency and traceability by deploying an issue tracking system • increased product quality by introducing automated testing • designed and implemented the products Filter Tree and Easy Media Server • maintained internal and customer systems

  • 3 years and 11 months, Jun 2003 - Apr 2007

    Web Developer

    Bugaboo GmbH, Frauenfeld

    • design and implementation of dynamic websites • evaluation, deployment and maintenance of mail and web service solutions

  • 2 years and 5 months, Nov 2000 - Mar 2003

    IT Manager

    Vele Marketing SA, Basel

    • evaluation, development and maintenance of mail and web service solutions • technical responsibility for the community website • seamlessly migrated multiple NetWare servers for Windows clients to Debian • responsible for office IT at 3 locations

Educational background for Markus Wanner

  • 1995 - 2000

    Typus C - math. naturwissenschaftlich

    Kantonsschule Ausserschwyz


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Italian



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Rust (Computer Language)

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