Urs Enke

Angestellt, Senior Technical Solutions Consultant, Google Germany GmbH

Hamburg, Germany


Web Development
Database Architecture
Business Intelligence
out-of-the-box thinking


Professional experience for Urs Enke

  • Current 7 years and 7 months, since Oct 2015

    Senior Technical Solutions Consultant

    Google Germany GmbH
  • 2 years and 6 months, May 2013 - Oct 2015

    Senior Software Engineer

    HCE GmbH (for PokerStrategy.com)

    • Retained responsibilities concerning architecture, security and monitoring • Separation of IT applications, contracts and infrastructure in the context of a corporate split • Restructuring of infrastructure from IT and financial perspectives, halving the cost by renegotiation and later driving migration to the cloud • Full-stack design and implementation of a rule-based system for fraud prevention • Introduction of Elasticsearch (design, implementation and migration) to replace a legacy solution

  • 1 year and 10 months, Jul 2011 - Apr 2013

    Software Architect (R&D)

    ICANS GmbH (for PokerStrategy.com)

    • Retained responsibilities concerning architecture, monitoring and specific features • Contact for external penetration tests and IT audits, establishment and execution of internal tests and access audits, initiation of security measures and related processes • Participation in project planning, security and architecture committees; internal support concerning database architecture, security and deployment risks • Design and approval of changes to database structures, mostly in MySQL and MongoDB

  • 3 years and 9 months, Oct 2007 - Jun 2011

    Web Developer

    ICANS GmbH (for PokerStrategy.com)

    • Lead architect for development projects (e.g. B2B data exchange, payment processes), project manager for some of these; coordination and temporary lead of development teams • Availability and performance monitoring of server infrastructure (Debian Linux), monitoring of data consistency (in over 1000 MySQL tables); 24/7 stand-by • Release deployment, data migration, hotfixes of code and database content • Implementation, execution and monitoring of complex CRM campaigns

  • 4 months, Jun 2007 - Sep 2007

    Web Developer

    Equinox Advertising Ltd. (for PokerStrategy.com)

    • Planning and implementation (PHP/MySQL) of new web-site features for content and user management, B2B data exchange etc. • Development of database queries for a parameterized tool and ad-hoc management inquiries • Development of an internal system for continuous monitoring of servers and services with SMS alerts

  • 1 year and 4 months, Feb 2006 - May 2007

    Web Developer

    Freelance Market Ltd.

    • Creation of an embeddable service (GetMyPosition.com) for graphical coordinate selection • SEO and other improvement topics

  • 6 months, Oct 2006 - Mar 2007

    Intern (BPM Software)

    Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.

    • Development of a document-management portal in MS SharePoint, incl. requirements analysis and migration plan • Development of a human-workflow system for hospital processes with dynamic task assignment using Web Services in MS BizTalk

  • 1 year and 3 months, Apr 2004 - Jun 2005

    Research Assistant

    RWTH Aachen, IT Center, High-Performance Computing

    • Real-time visualization of flow simulations using message passing for real-time monitoring and parameter change • Assisting researchers with visualization tasks

  • 10 months, Oct 1999 - Jul 2000

    Community Service

    Stadt Waldbröl

    • Complete editorial and technical creation of the municipal web site in DHTML (>100 pages) • Contact person for asylum seekers, tutor for illiterate refugee children

Educational background for Urs Enke

  • 7 months, Sep 2003 - Mar 2004

    Computer Science

    Chalmers TH Göteborg

  • 6 years, Oct 2000 - Sep 2006

    Computer Science

    RWTH Aachen

    Computer Graphics, Operations Research


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French



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