Florian Traber

Software Developer


I’m a passionate software developer, leveraging new and proven technologies and practices to deliver high quality solutions. My technical expertise includes cross-platform proficiency, various programming languages, and advanced knowledge of software development methodologies, developer tools and industry best practices. My hands-on experience with a wide range of technologies, enables me to advise and implement the best solution for our client’s problems.


  • BSc in IT- and Software-systems, 2017

    Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts, 1.8

  • Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), 2019

  • Professional Scrum Master I, 2018

  • Professional Scrum Developer I, 2018

  • MCSD: App Builder, 2017

Work Experience

  • Tech Lead/Software Engineer

    Tech Lead Yelp Partner API. Full Stack Software Engineer working on the multi-location partners team.

    • Worked on various python services, the main monolith and the Yelp frontend. Worked on Yelp Knowledge, Public API, Partner APIs, the multi-location business site and various internal tooling for bulk handling multi location businesses.
    • As a Tech Lead for Partner API, I was responsible for its roadmap, all related projects, planned and started a multi-year effort to drastically simplify Yelp’s Partner API infrastructure and increase developer productivity.
    • Designed, lead and implemented various projects, utilizing different practices like scrum.
    • As on-call investigated, coordinated and communicated incidents internally and externally.
    • Mentored other engineers in the team, new joiners to the company, and participated on the company wide mentorship program as a mentor and mentee.
    • Contributed to Yelp’s interview questions and interviewed candidates regularly in coding and system design interviews. Served as an interviewer trainer for new interviewers.
    • As a first project I was the 2nd engineer on a project to create a V2 version of the internal bulk tooling. Lead bulk tooling projects for the next 1-2 years.
    • Did various team coordination tasks, such as being selected to represent the team for process changed and creating technical project management guidelines.
    07/2019 - 08/2023

    Python React JavaScript GraphQL Git Jenkins Flow Splunk MySQL Cassandra SQS PaaSTA

  • Consulting Developer
    Avanade Deutschland GmbH (Joint Venture of Accenture & Microsoft)

    Software development consultant designing and implementing software solutions within project teams on-site at different clients. Did full Stack development and DevOps in various projects.

    • Implemented features by applying practices like agile, scrum and clean code
    • Enabled the business to go from monthly to daily KPI’s with better data density by proposing, designing and implementing reporting and analytics services
    • Build and maintained customer relationships by providing high quality of business analysis services and technical solutions
    • Accelerated the speed and improved the robustness of the system by creating a CI/CD pipeline for an existing project and moving it from manual deployment to ansible and then to Kubernetes
    • Empowered others to solve complex problems and positioned the company within the client as an innovation leader by coaching technical topics like Kubernetes and Angular
    • Supervised scrum team & acted as scrum master and team lead
    12/2017 - 06/2019
    05/2016 - 11/2017
    Sr. Analyst

    TypeScript JavaScript Angular Ionic node.js Docker Kubernetes OpenAPI MongoDB Redis Java Python RabbitMQ Kibana Elasticsearch C# ASP.NET Entity Framework

  • Software Developer C#/NAV
    Mattern Consult

    Software developer for Dynamics NAV ERP based projects. Designed and developed custom solutions for various SMEs.

    • Designed and developed desktop-based C#-applications, with connection to Dynamics NAV and Dynamics CRM, for various external and internal clients. and upgraded existing ones.
    • Developed, enhanced and implemented Dynamics NAV ERP systems
    08/2014 - 04/2016
    Software Developer C#/NAV
    09/2012 - 07/2014
    Dual Student/Software Developer C#/NAV

    C# Dynamics NAV WCF ASP.NET Dynamics CRM WPF WinForms Windows Mobile 6.5