Dr. Raphael André Bauer

Employee, IT Consultant | Interim Manager | Creator of things, Dr. Raphael Bauer Informatik

Berlin, Germany


Freiberufler / Freelancer PROJEKTLEITUNG - PROJECT LEAD / SOFTWAREENTWICKLUNG - SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT - test driven and agile software development
Smart and getting things done
passion for large scale (web) projects. Currently a lot Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Google App Engine (GAE)
app development
Software Engineering
Unit Testing
Amazon EC2
Systems Biology
java enterprise
Play Framework
Ninja Framework
tincan api
continuous delivery and integration


Professional experience for Raphael André Bauer

  • Current 5 months, since Feb 2021

    Interim Head of Engineering

    sevDesk GmbH

  • Current 12 years and 1 month, since Jun 2009

    IT Consultant | Interim Manager | Creator of things

    Dr. Raphael Bauer Informatik

  • 4 months, Sep 2020 - Dec 2020

    Interim CTO

    Mister Spex GmbH

  • 2 years and 3 months, Jun 2018 - Aug 2020

    IT Consultant

    Searchmetrics GmbH

  • 2016 - 2018

    IT Architect / Consultant

    Zalando SE

    Zalando was named by The Economist “One of Europe’s most interesting technology companies”. In 2015 the company began a massive shift in management - from command and control to radical agility. That shift towards agility is underlined by a move in technology from monoliths to microservices. Dr. Bauer is part of business critical IT projects that ensure that this shift is successful.

  • 6 years and 3 months, Dec 2010 - Feb 2017

    Founder / Project lead / Project management

    BackupGoo - Backup for Google Services Skills: Desktop application development, Netbeans RCP, Multi platform Deployment Mac, Win, Linux, GData API, Google Data API, IMAP, Payment integration via Paypal, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, PR, marketing

  • 2014 - 2015

    Agile technical project management / Software architect (Freelance)

    Springer Science+Business Media

    Springer is a worldwide leader in scientific publishing and e-learning. Dr. Bauer was part of the international management and architecture team that successfully designed and rebuilt Springer’s digital content delivery and e-learning systems (LRS, LMS) from the ground. The new platform based on microservices and agile management techniques dramatically reduced time to market for new features. At the same time it vastly improved productivity and happiness of both business and engineering teams.

  • 2013 - 2013

    IT Architect / Consultant

    zanox AG - a company of Axel Springer AG & PubliGroupe AG

    Zanox is the Europe's leading and largest affiliate marketing platform. Unfortunately I am not allowed to disclose in detail what I do at zanox. But it is safe to say that I deal with the whole enterprise stack. From Angular.js to Java EE to queuing systems to offline and realtime data processing systems (Hadoop, Impala). Zanox is large - both in terms of data it has to process and analyze as well as in terms of customer traffic. This makes zanox a unique and thrilling company to work for.

  • 2012 - 2012

    Project lead / Senior Software Engineer

    Devbliss GmbH / Macmillan Publishers / Nature

    Design and implementation of a large scale web application and integration with already existing web services (SOA). J2EE Ninja Framework as backend, Google Web Toolkit (GWT) as frontend, MongoDB as database. Technologies: Ninja Framework, J2EE, MongoDB, Jetty, Nginx, webservices, SOA, OAuth, Rest Json Api, Maven, Test driven development, SCRUM, DVCS develop and release setup

  • Dec 2011 - 2012

    Project lead / Project management

    Design and architecture of a large scale web application. Play Framework as backend, Google Web Toolkit (GWT) as frontend, deployed on Google App Engine cloud. Rest Json Api, Maven, Test driven development, SCRUM, DVCS develop and release setup (using mercurial), gwtp, gin, gwt-query, Google ajax search implementation.

  • Oct 2011 - 2012

    Project lead / Project management

    Liveum - Mobile Content Management System

    Design and architecture of a large scale web application completed by a mobile offline) frontend. Apps compatible with Apple App Store and Android Market. Play Framework as backend, Google Web Toolkit (GWT) as frontend, deployed on Google App Engine cloud. Phonegap, Apple App Store, Android market, cross platform development, mobile development, OpenStreetMap, Rest Json Api, Maven, Test driven development, SCRUM, DVCS develop and release setup (using mercurial), gwtp, gin, gwt-query, Google ajax sea

  • 8 months, Nov 2010 - Jun 2011

    Senior Software Architect Google Web Toolkit (GWT)

    Holtzbrinck Ventures / VZnet Netzwerke Ltd.

    Responsible for establishing GWT in the company as external staff. Teaching teams, setting up technical environment. Successful launch of established technology in October 2011.

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jul 2009 - Oct 2010

    Co-Founder & President, Technology, SCISURFER.COM


  • 3 years, Jan 2007 - Dec 2009

    Ph.D. studies

    International Graduate School Genomics and Systems Biology of Molecular Networks

  • 2 years and 6 months, Jan 2007 - Jun 2009

    Project Management / Software Engineer / Bioinformatician / Scientific Staff

    Charité Universitätsmedizin (Medical University) / Structural Bioinformatics

  • 9 months, Oct 2005 - Jun 2006

    Software Engineer / Bioinformatician / Informatiker / Bioinformatiker

    Epigenomics AG Berlin

    Development of a software package that checks if annotations between different genome versions are valid.

  • 1 year, Oct 2004 - Sep 2005

    Software Engineer

    TEMIS SA / Paris / Grenoble

    Development of a Text Mining IDE for TEMIS products. Based on Eclipse RCP (Richt Client Platform). Special emphasis on usage of Cruisecontrol as automatic build tool and automated tests.

  • 1 year, Oct 2003 - Sep 2004

    Research fellow / undergraduate level / Studentischer Mitarbeiter / HiWi

    Department of Computer Science / Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics Group

    Integration of different data sources (swissprot, gene ontology) into a protein information warehouse ( [Python, BioSQL]

  • 9 months, May 2003 - Jan 2004


    Hochbegabtenförderung Berlin e.V. (Advancement of Talented Children Association)

    Development and teaching of a robotics course (Lego Mindstorms) for the education of highly talented children.

  • 2002 - 2003

    Instructor for programming languages

    Sabel Schulen München (Sabel Schools Munich)

    Instructor for the education of "Fachinformatiker" in the area of programming languanges (C++/Java).

Educational background for Raphael André Bauer

  • 4 years and 10 months, Oct 2011 - Jul 2016

    International Business Administration

    University of London / Royal Holloway School of Management

  • 3 years, Jan 2007 - Dec 2009


    Freie Universität Berlin / Free University of Berlin

  • Computer Science

    Ludwig-Maximilans-Universität München / Munich

  • Computer Science

    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Humboldt-University Berlin

    Bioinformatics, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Databases


  • English


  • German

    First language

  • French



Freiberufliche Projekte
Interims Management (CTO)
Java EE-Projekte
Java Enterprise Projekte
App Engine / Google Cloud Platform Projekte
Play Framework Projekte
Scala Projekte


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