Frank Sons
born 12. November 1975 in Wesel (Germany)
02/13 - 07/15
Software Quality Engineer, agile coach (interim) and software developer (PHP) at > InnoGames GmbH in Hamburg.
Coaching, support and development within multiple game teams, e.g. introducing code review meetings. Planning and support for refactoring of legacy code. Planning and development of architectures and code for a brand new browser game. Also interim agile coach to support the agile processes in one of the game teams.
08/11 - 01/13
Senior Software Engineer (PHP) and Interim PHP Lead at > Bigpoint GmbH in Hamburg.
Technische Verantwortlichkeit für Konzeption, Architektur und Backend Entwicklung von internen Projekten.
Konzeption und Durchfürung von internen Workshops zur Weiterentwicklung der PHP und Java Entwickler. Einfürung von Continuous Intergration, Unit Testing, Coding Standards und Code Reviews. Regelmässige interne Vorträge zur Wissensvermittlung zu verschiedenen Themen.
02/11 - 07/11
Project Lead Web Development at > ICANS GmbH in Hamburg.
Project management and developing of PHP B2B Projects and creating a REST Webservice API for the associate company >
05/10 - 01/11
Job-seeking, moved to Hamburg
03/09 - 04/10
Java Software Architect at > Modix GmbH.
Creation of a new Java department in Düsseldorf. Responsible for writing Java and PHP concepts and development for existing Java applications. Additional introduction of new technologies, e.g. Unit Testing and managing Code Reviews.
11/06 - 03/09
Software developer for > DIS AG.
Working for > Ricoh Europe at the Düsseldorf European Development & Support Center (EDSC) - Software Development Department (SDD).
Support for the > Ricoh & Sun Java Platform Programming Contest.
Developing and Supporting Java Applications (J2ME) for Ricoh MFPs (Multi-Function-Printers).
11/05 - 10/06
Software developer and Consultant for > OSB AG.
Working for > BenQ Mobile in Kamp-Lintfort in the Global Repair Management (GRM) division.
Assistance of level 3 support software.
Development and maintenance of internal and external web applications and webservices in Java und PHP.
02/05 - 10/05
08/04 - 01/05
Software developer for > TWT Interactive in Düsseldorf.
Development of web applicationsin PHP.
Development of online platforms using in house CMS tools.
Online tracking/statistics consulting.
02/04 - 07/04
IT Consultant for > META Group Germany in Essen.
Development of benchmark applications in Visual .NET (C#).
Benchmark/ITIL Consulting in the context of these benchmarking applications.
02/00 - 12/03
Software developer for > Elephant Seven GmbH West in Gütersloh.
Development of web applications in Java, PHP and Perl.
Development of online platforms using CMS and eCommerce Systems (Intershop/ePages).
02/99 - 01/00
Application developer for
> ThyssenKrupp Information Services in Krefeld.
Development of eCommerce business applications based on Perl, JavaScript and HTML.
10/06 - 05/08
IT-Operative Professional "System-Manager" at > A.I.T. Essen. Final project thesis (german): "Bewertungsrichtlinien für die Qualität von Java-Entwicklungen"
09/96 - 01/99
Job training as Software Developer (german: Datenverarbeitungskaufmann) at Fa.
> Elastoform in Duisburg Rheinhausen.
Industry-wide training at ThyssenKrupp joint training system Duisburg.
PHP Usergroup
Organizer for the > PHP Usergroup Hamburg.
german (first language)
english (good)
Attendance and speaker at the PHP Unconference Europe 2013 in Palma/Mallorca
Speaker at the International PHP Conference 2014 in Berlin
Organizer and speaker at the PHP Unconference 2015 in Hamburg
Speaker at the code.talks 2014 in Hamburg
Speaker at the continuous lifecycle conference 2014 in Mannheim
Attendance and speaker at the PHP Unconference Europe 2013 in Berlin
Attendance at the International PHP Conference 2013 in Berlin
Attendance and speaker at the PHP Unconference 2013 in Hamburg
Speaker at the developer conference 2013 in Hamburg
Attendance at the PHP Summit Spring Edition 2012 in Munich
Attendance and speaker at the PHP Unconference 2012 in Hamburg
Attendance at the PHP Unconference 2011 in Hamburg
Zend Inhouse Training for the Zend Framework
Attendance at the Stackoverflow DevDays in Amsterdam
ITIL Foundation Certification
Consulting Certification Training
Administrator training for the CMS Imperia
Seminar "UML - Unified Modeling Language"
Seminar "Effective Java" at
Training for the CMS NPS (Fa. Infopark in Berlin)
Attendance at the first german PHP-Congress
Seminar for Java Servlet Programming
Training for programming in Java
Training for Programming in SQ
08/82 - 06/86
08/86 - 06/95
> Konrad-Duden-Gymnasium, Wesel (university-entrance diploma)
07/95 - 06/96
12 months of military service at the Schillkaserne Wesel