{Niels Garve—software and machine learning engineer}

I support as a team lead, promote code quality and develop future-proof software. You name it—React, Node.js, the cloud, Python, machine learning or operations.

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Hello, my name is Niels, and I am a software engineer with 9+ years of experience and a focus on machine learning. The technologies and design patterns I currently prefer are:

Currently, I work as a freelancer in agile teams of different companies and projects such as Mercedes, Audi and OTTO.

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Working Experience

4/2022-12/2022Fullstack and machine learning engineer, OTTO, Part of an agile team that develops and operates machine learning applications for otto.de based on the CRISP process.
AWS/Node.js, AWS/Java, AWS/Python, scikit-learn, pandas, Matplotlib, Jupyter Notebook, Poetry, CRISP, Java Spring Boot, Flask, DSGVO
5/2021-3/2022Freelance Javascript Fullstack Developer, Das Büro am Draht, Part of the scrum team that develops a single graph (GraphQL) that provides a unified interface for querying any combination of Audi data sources dividing the graph’s implementation across multiple backend services.
Apollo GraphQL, Apollo Federation, CI/CD, AWS/Node.js, serverless framework, GitHub Workflows, trunk-based development, TypeScript, Jest, Postman/Newman, React, React frameworks (Remix.run)
03/2021-10/2022Co-founder and CTO, AIsneaks, Inspired by the possibilities of combining new technologies with creative areas, I created AIsneaks to develop sneakers with the use of artificial intelligence, designing unique futuristic models that do not yet exist (see aisneaks.xyz).
Machine Learning Engineering, Python, PyTorch, NumPy, Matplotlib, Jupyter Notebook, Poetry, CRISP, DCGANs, AWS/Python, AWS SageMaker, social media strategy, NFTsAI-generated sneaker concept by AIsneaks
12/2019-4/2021Freelance Frontend Developer, Das Büro am Draht, Part of the scrum team that builds React micro frontends for audi.de.
React, React frameworks (Feature Hub, Next.js, Gatsby), TypeScript, styled-components, Jest, Apollo GraphQL, AWS/Node.js, serverless framework, AEM, GitHub Workflows, Python, PyTorch, Flask, NumPy, pandas, Matplotlib, Jupyter Notebook
2/2019–11/2019Freelance Senior Frontend Developer, Experience One, Senior developer and part of the scrum team building the Mercedes-Benz OneWeb Vans platform.
React, HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript, Sass, AEM
8/2018–1/2019Freelance Frontend Developer, Das Büro am Draht, Part of the scrum team that maintains the website of Audi.
HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript, PostCSS, AEM
2/2018–7/2018Freelance Senior Frontend Developer, NOLTE&LAUTH, Senior developer and part of the scrum team building the Mercedes-Benz OneWeb Vans platform.
HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript, Sass, AEM
9/2017–10/2017Freelance Frontend Developer, customer from Fuschl, Austria.
12/2014–8/2017Frontend Developer, Publicis Pixelpark, Berlin.
2/2013–11/2014Student employee, Inostudio, Berlin.
8/2012–1/2013Internship, Inostudio, Berlin.

Certifications and Education

3/2020-6/2020Machine Learning with Python: A Practical Introduction, IBM., Overall grade: 95%.
Issued Jun 2020, Certificate ID 5694d61220974140a37a9657b633cc7e, See certificate
7/2019-9/2019Principles of Machine Learning: Python Edition, Microsoft., Overall grade: 78%.
Issued Sep 2019, Certificate ID 1e1c10432cb8437cb3cc2fe92eed86f9, See certificate
7/2019Introduction to Python for Data Science, Microsoft., Overall grade: 100%.
Issued Jul 2019, Certificate ID 1655df79462545a89cdc4af0a5b38866, See certificate
4/2010–7/2013Bachelor of Science in Media Informatics, Berliner Hochschule für Technik, Berlin, Overall grade: very good.
Bachelors thesis: Echtzeit-Raytracing mit WebGL (WebGL-driven real time ray tracing)

Qualification and Skills

Software Engineering Knowledge
React, React frameworks (Remix.run, Feature Hub, Next.js, Gatsby), TypeScript, styled-components, Tailwind CSS, Jest, Nest, Express, Flask, Docker, GitHub Workflows, GitLab, CI/CD, Artifactory, Apollo GraphQL, Apollo Federation, Postman/Newman, HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript, Mobile First Web Design, website performance, clean code, Git, Scrum, SAFe, Jira, Confluence, Miro, React Native, Kafka, OpenGL Shading Language, WebGL
Machine Learning Engineering Knowledge
Python, PyTorch, scikit-learn, NumPy, pandas, Matplotlib, Jupyter Notebook, Poetry, CRISP, DCGANs
Cloud Computing Knowledge
AWS/Node.js, AWS/Python, serverless framework, AWS CDK, Kubernetes, Helm, cdk8s, CDKTF (Terraform), OpenShift, Google Cloud
German (native), English (fluent)