Erich Siffert, Senior Software Engineer, Systems Architect and Co-Owner at Zen Innovations AG: Global Trade Tracker (global trade data) and software development for highly scalable and reliable web applications and smart search engines based on Apache Solr; Apache Tomcat and httpd support; java and database development
- I'm one of the founding members of Zen Innovations AG and member of the board of directors.
- I have a master degree in history (lic. phil. hist.) from the University of Bern and I'm a federally certified project leader information technology
("Informatik-Projektleiter mit eidgenössischem Fachausweis").
- I'm in software engineering for more than 20 years, the current focus on Java/JEE and open source in general with an emphasis on Apache products.
- Profound experience with Apache Tomcat, Apache Solr, Apache Nutch, etc.
- Development of high-performance and scalable webapplications coupled with "enterprise search platforms" like Apache Solr
- Document Output management
- Archive migrations (OnDemand, KGS)
- I did software development in macro assembler on IBM mainframes
- I have SQL knowledge on Oracle, DB2, Postgres and Microsoft SQL server.
- I was working on an ERP software with Delphi and did profound c programming for Lotus Notes/Domino servers.
- I was working as well as scientific employee at the research center for regional and environmental history at the University of Bern
and was involved in the EuroClimHist (provides a database on past weather and climate in Europe and its human dimension) and
BernHist (historic-statistical database covering the canton of Bern) projects.
- My strengths are the extensive experience in the IT sector, the pragmatic approach with a strong solution-oriented focus and the good and
wide educational background combined with inquisitiveness.
- I'm very passionate about scuba diving and traveling the world as globetrotter.
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