Peter Bücker

Düsseldorf, Germany



Professional experience for Peter Bücker

  • Current , since Mar 2014

    Senior Software Engineer

    pressrelations GmbH

    Prepared a long-term strategy to split monolithic legacy applications into manageable parts. Coached the team in Ruby on Rails, TDD and Containerization to enable microservices. Built a distributed Web Crawler handling millions of crawls per day. Reduced operating costs by migrating highly concurrent workloads to Elixir/OTP.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jan 2013 - Mar 2014

    Senior System Network Administrator

    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

    Managed the data center of the university's largest faculty including network, storage, mail & web services with a particular interest in Site Reliability, Performance and Customer Experience. Coached new employees in Linux system operations.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Jul 2011 - Jan 2013

    Software Engineer

    METRO Cash & Carry Vietnam

    Prepared and coordinated the roll out of a new Point of Sale system for the Vietnamese market, including ERP integration and Acceptance Testing. Developed a web-based Workflow Management System to replace several paper-based processes.

  • 6 years and 9 months, Oct 2004 - Jun 2011

    System Network Administrator

    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

    Migrated all workloads from Solaris Unix to a VM-based architecture with Debian. Developed a web-based tool for the discovery and management of network components. Replaced bunches of hand-rolled site management scripts with a Configuration Management software.

  • 5 years and 5 months, Aug 2005 - Dec 2010

    Research Assistant

    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

    Member of the research group "Functional Concepts and Frames" funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Contributed to the organization of several symposia.

  • 5 years and 5 months, Aug 2005 - Dec 2010


    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

    Held classes on Computational Linguistics (basic), XML tooling (advanced) and Logic (basic).

  • 2005 - 2010

    Software Engineer


    Migrated a gaming platform from a legacy Flash application to a modern HTML/JS equivalent. Extended an open source CRM platform to meet new client requirements. Planned and implemented several TYPO3 / WordPress websites.

Educational background for Peter Bücker

  • 2003 - 2011

    Informationswissenschaften & Sprachtechnologie

    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf



  • German

    First language

  • English


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