Qualifications in a Nutshell

  • Diploma in Geographic Sciences (Cartography) from the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS)
  • Master's Degree in Geographical Information Science & Systems (passed with distinction)
  • Applied Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • Strong advocate of clean code, refactoring and usability
  • 11+ years of work experience in Software Development (front- and backend development)
  • 2+ years of work experience in GIS
  • Multilingual: advanced in English, fluent in German and native in Swiss German

Other Qualifications

  • Trained IT technician (4-year apprenticeship, see more about the Switzerland's apprenticeship system)
  • Diploma in Essential Skills for Hospitality, Service and Tourism Co-Op
  • Work Experience as a Café Bakery Server


  • 2020 President's Prize / Prix du Président (2020)
    awarded by the Canadian Cartographic Association
    for Digby Area · Trails, Lighthouses and Open Spaces
  • Walter K. Morrison Award for Cartography Award (2020)
    awarded by the Centre of Geographic Sciences, NSCC
  • Arthur Robinson Print Map Award (tie, 2020)
    awarded by the Cartography and Geographic Information Society
    for Vancouver and Surrounding Area
  • 2019 President's Prize / Prix du Président (2019)
    awarded by the Canadian Cartographic Association
    for Flying Bluenose
  • Award for Excellence in Geographic Sciences (2019)
    awarded by the Centre of Geographic Sciences, NSCC

Technologies, Software and Skills

Below is a list of a few technologies, software and skills I have learned and/or used in the past (but not limited to).

  • Geographic Information System and Cartography
    • ArcGIS Pro 2.9 and 3.0, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise 11
    • Python 2.7 and 3.8+, C# 7+, Tkinter, Flask, Arcade
    • Arcpy, ArcGIS API for Python, ArcGIS Pro SDK for .NET, ArcGIS API for JavaScript
    • leaflet.js, OpenLayers, GeoPandas, Shapely and other GIS related libraries
    • Bootstrap 5.3, Calcite Design System
    • QGIS, FME
    • ArcGIS for Desktop 10.7
    • Authoring Maps, Mapping, Cartography
    • Adobe Illustrator 2019, Adobe InDesign 2019, Adobe Photoshop 2019
    • AutoCAD 2018, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018
    • GPS Pathfinder Office 5.90
    • OGC Standards (such as WMS and WFS)
    • Collecting Spatial Features, Geoprocessing and Transforming Spatial Data
    • GIS related web development: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, SQL,SVG
  • Information Technology
    • Java, JavaScript, Angular, TypeScript, Python 2.7 and 3.6+, C#, R, C, C++, PHP, Ruby, Pascal, Delphi, Basic
    • Tkinter, Geoprocessing with Python, Flask, Pandas
    • JSF, JSP, Servlets, JPA2, Java Swing, JDBC
    • Maven, ANT, JUnit, JMeter, CSV, SVN, GIT, Intellij
    • Design Pattern, Refactoring, Usability, UX Development
    • OOA/OOD, UML, Scrum, Project Management
    • PostgreSQL, PostGIS, Oracle, SQLite, Sybase, MySQL, MS SQL Server
    • Crystal Reports, Jasper Reports
    • Wildfly, Tomcat
    • REST Webservices
    • Bootstrap, Semantic UI, Calcite Design System, UIKit, jQuery, dojo.js, RxJS, Lodash, OpenFaces, RichFaces
    • (Worked with a large variety of software libraries)
    • JIRA, Confluence
    • Symantec DLP
    • Linux, MacOS, Windows, DOS
    • Customer Service, Customer Support, Training, On-Site Installation, Onboarding Employees
    • Repairing Printers, Assembling Computers
    • Microsoft Office, Open Office
    • Latex, RMarkdown, Markdown
  • Soft Skills
    • Customer Service and Support
    • Team-minded
    • Communicative
    • Multilingual
    • Friendly
  • Other Achievements
    • Technical co-responsibility for usability and UX development
    • Optimized user interfaces to increase usability and user satisfaction.
    • Assembled computers for a whole department.
    • Implemented a reporting component to extract information from a database and reduce costs in customer service department.
    • Produced a video using ArcScene to visualize Salzburg castle.
    • Improved code quality through refactoring.
    • Trained new employee to onboard them.
    • Planned meetings with co-workers and external consultants to discuss a user interface of an existing software in order to improve its usability.
    • Performed requirement engineering with internal and external customer to implement features in a software.
    • Trained business partners across Europe in using a software.
    • 1st, 2nd and 3rd level Support (for software and hardware)


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2018 to 2020 | graduated with honours

Diploma in Geographic Sciences (Cartography Concentration)
2014 to 2016 | graduated with distinction

Master of Science in Geographical Information Science & Systems
2002 to 2006 | graduated

Applied Bachelor of Science in Computer Science