Key Skills

Data Science R, Dynamic Pricing, Fraud Detection, Logistics Planning, Gradient Boosted Trees, Support Vector Machines, Random Forests
Data Engineering Python, Spark, Scala, Talend
Big Data Hadoop, Cloudera Manager, Hive, Impala, Hue, Oracle PL/SQL, Teradata, MongoDB, MySQL, Kafka, Redis, Elastic Search
Business Intelligence Tableau, SAP BusinessObjects
Cloud & DevOps Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, AWS EC2/S3, Scripting Linux / Mac OS / Windows, New Relic
Web Development Front-end: HTML 5, CSS 3, Media Queries, AJAX, JavaScript, jQuery, Web Sockets
Web server: Node.js, nginx, Apache, PHP (Zend Certified Engineer), Smarty, LESS/Sass, XML/XSL, Ruby, ASP .Net, C#, Java, JSP
Development Tools Jupyter, RStudio, git, GitHub, GitLab, SVN, Trac, JIRA, Confluence
eCommerce Shopify, Shopware, Magento, PrestaShop, SAP Hybris Commerce, Intershop
Languages English and German (fluent), French (mother tongue), Italian (good), Spanish and Portuguese (in written)

Professional Experience

Oct 2018-May 2019 Independent Data Science Consultant at hachmeister + partner (hachmeister-partner.com) in Bielefeld (Germany).
Conception and development of a cloud-based sales forecast and dynamic pricing tool for the brick-and-mortar fashion stores of Hagemeyer (hagemeyer.de) and L&T (l-t.de).
Data Warehousing as an OpenShift Kubernetes application in the Amazon EC2/S3 cloud, ETL process from heterogeneous data sources, data modeling, analytical reporting, predictive and prescriptive analytics.
Oct 2017-Sep 2018 Independent Data Science Consultant in the cross-functional SCRUM team in charge of dynamic pricing at OTTO Group (otto.de) in Hamburg (Germany).
Python/Spark application running on one of the largest Cloudera Hadoop clusters in Europe (70 nodes), ETL process based on Oracle, Hadoop/Hive, Teradata and Exasol using SAP BO and Talend, analytical reporting with Tableau.
Mar-Sep 2017 Chief Science Officer at the SAP pricing company SPOSEA (sposea.com) in Eindhoven (Netherlands).
Data science lead and development of a dynamic pricing add-on for SAP Hybris.
2013-today Start-up founder, CEO and Data Science Consultant at Darwin Pricing (darwinpricing.com) in Basel (Switzerland).
Development and market launch of an innovative dynamic geo-pricing solution based on machine learning, running as an OpenShift Kubernetes application in the Amazon EC2/S3 cloud.
Sales forecasting, automatic pricing optimization and geographic price differentiation for online resellers in Europe and in the USA, in the SAP environment as well as in various online shop systems.
2013-2017 Full-stack web developer at Cargo Media (cargomedia.ch) in Basel (Switzerland).
Focus on the scalability of an online social network (10 million users) using various database systems like MySQL, MongoDB, Elastic Search and Kafka. Data Warehousing on Magento RJMetrics.
2008-2013 Team Manager Professional Services, Business Consultant and PHP Developer at Inxmail (inxmail.de) in Freiburg (Germany).
Conception and realization of a development framework for e-mail marketing newsletter templates; Consulting and development of customer projects; Software requirements engineering; Recruiting.
Writing of the Physics textbook „Quantum Ethics – A Spinozist Interpretation of Quantum Field Theory“, published on Amazon (amazon.com/dp/1481811703).
2007-2008 Software Engineer at PROGILYS (sinalys.com) in Lyon (France).
Development of Calfitec, an innovative software for actuarial calculations in mathematical language for the banking and insurance industries, in C# .Net on an Oracle PL/SQL database.

Education

2008 Interdisciplinary studies at the elite university École Normale Supérieure in Paris (ens.fr) in Physics, Mathematics, Informatics, Biology, German Studies and Comparative Literature.
2007 CAPES de Mathématiques (the French teacher degree for secondary schools in Mathematics).
2006 Bachelor degree in Comparative Literature, with a main focus on German studies.
2004 Bachelor degree in Physics.
2003 Entrance exams (with a main focus on Mathematics, Physics and Informatics) passed at several elite universities and engineer schools in France: École Normale Supérieure de Paris (ens.fr), École Polytechnique (polytechnique.edu), École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ens-lyon.fr) and École Centrale de Nantes (ec-nantes.fr).
2001 Baccalauréat (final secondary-school exams, with a focus on Natural Sciences).

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