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Florian Schaeffler

Senior Back-end Software Engineer, AWS Architect

Remote from Gundremmingen

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Location and geographical scope

Gundremmingen, Germany
Remote only
Works remotely most of the time


Project length
Would prefer:
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Would prefer avoiding:
≤ 1 week





Skills (23)

Florian in a few words

Professional Remote Freelancer, 5 x AWS Certified, Serverless & Node.js Expert

I'm a Senior Software Engineer with over a decade of hands-on professional experience. My focus is on building scalable and reliable web-applications with Node.js as well as Cloud IT-Architecture (5x AWS Certified). I'm a focused, dedicated, and passionate self-starter committed to problem-solving with in-depth experience of agile methods. I'm relentlessly driven to deliver innovative solutions that inspire and impact whole teams. I'm a team player who is eager to share knowledge as a mentor and deliver top-notch results.


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Schaeffler Florian - IT-Services

Digital Agency and IT company

Senior Software Engineer

Gundremmingen, Germany

June 2012 - Today

- Completed software development projects with the main focus on highly scalable web-applications (Node.js and AWS)
- Offered services in Public cloud (AWS) architectural designs, implementation, and administration
- Functioned as Project Manager and Software Engineer for migration projects to Node.js
- Led client's network and systems administration, monitoring of infrastructure health
- Completed successful projects in various industries, encompassing credit card, health & healthcare, web-development agencies

Nuremberg Institute of Technology Georg Simon Ohm

Education & E-learning

Private Lecturer

Nürnberg, Deutschland

September 2016 - Today

- Taught the module "Scalable Web-Applications in the Cloud" for a Master's Degree
- Emphasized the practical as well as theoretical aspects of cloud computing
- Planned and evaluated hands-on exercises

HiKey Resources

Digital Agency and IT company


Lauingen (Donau), Germany

November 2015 - October 2019

- Pioneered the technical short-, mid- and long-term strategy and architecture of 6 different SaaS products for mobile, web and desktop
- Led the back-end development for Node.js based products
- Supervised the software development process of the IT team
- Played the central role in the technical project and product management
- Enabled team members to constantly improve their quality by implementing static code analysis tools (automated testing, mandatory code reviews, load testing, code style rules, and coding conventions, etc.)
- Troubleshot and debugged issues on production systems and technical issues
- Assumed responsibility for the complete technical hiring process
- Oversaw the public cloud hosting IT-infrastructure work and changes

The Mobility House

Energy & Utilities

Scrum Master / DevOps Lead

München, Deutschland

April 2014 - October 2015

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