Andreas Golchert available

Andreas Golchert

Senior Software Developer (Magento, PHP, .NET, ...) & IT Expert (14+ years)

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Profileimage by Andreas Golchert Senior Software Developer (Magento, PHP, .NET, ...) & IT Expert (14+ years) from Leipzig
  • 04299 Leipzig Freelancer in
  • Graduation: Bachelor of Science
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 77 $/hour 615 $/day
  • Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | Norwegian (Elementary)
  • Last update: 20.01.2015
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PROFILE PICTURE
Profileimage by Andreas Golchert Senior Software Developer (Magento, PHP, .NET, ...) & IT Expert (14+ years) from Leipzig
SKILLS
Magento, PHP, MySQL, WordPress, Web Design, Web Development, .NET, C#, ASP.NET, SASS, CSS, CSS3, HTML, HTML5, SEO, JSON, AJAX, jQuery, Prototype, JavaScript, Google Apps Script, E-commerce, NetBeans, PhpED IDE, Version Control, Git, Mercurial, Subversion, Tortoise SVN, CVS, Regular Expressions, WAMP, LAMP, Databases, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, XML, Responsive Design, Design Patterns, AWS, Software Development, Programming, Java, Perl, Front-end, Mobile Devices, Web Services, SAP, Linux, Microsoft Office
REFERENCES
Delphinus GmbH
Remote Lead PHP and Magento Developer and Designer, MySQL Database Administrator
2012 - 2015
The company currently owns and operates 3 huge and very successful Magento web stores in Germany.

- Implemented a lot of new features for the stores using PHP and MySQL

- Created many content websites all based on Wordpress, giving the company a very good reputation on their niche market. Creation included writing plugins and modifying Wordpress code.

- Did SEO for main store, making it stay on top of search results.

- Increased speed of main store by 35%, giving it a page speed of 97%.

- Improved quality of JavaScript code by using the newest JavaScript libraries.

- Implemented features for the front-end which add to the user experience.

- Improved the Magento store back-end by adding custom order handling. This made the employees’ workflow much more productive.

- Made major parts of the website responsive in order to keep up with the growing amount of users shopping on mobile devices. This increased sales by 12%.



FIO Systems AG
Project Manager and Senior Software Developer
2007 - 2011
FIO SYSTEMS is the leading provider of real estate managing software in Germany.

- Led a team of 5 international .NET software developers and designers.

- Supervised the full software development lifecycle, including requirement specification, implementation, code control and quality insurance.

- Implemented custom user controls as well as various customer requirements ahead of schedule.

- Improved architecture of company software and database according to latest technologies to enhance speed, accuracy and security.

- Developed an invoicing software which was sold as stand-alone product. It notably increased the company’s revenue and reputation on the real estate market.

- Realized integration of invoicing software into customer SAP system.



Redpill Linpro AS
Java Consultant and Developer
2006 - 2007
Linpro is the leading provider of professional Open Source services in Scandinavia.

- Promoted open source software and thus cut licensing costs for many customers.

- Implemented various small and huge features for different customers on-site.



Self Employment as Developer and Consultant
Java Consultant and Developer
2004 - 2006
- Acquired experience in Java software development, customer communication and consultancy.



Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Perl/Tk and C Software Developer
2003 - 2004
The Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences does research around cognitive abilities and cerebral processes.

- Created completely new software for the institute’s data archiving robot. The software enabled employees to gather their medical data in a fast, accurate and visual way, which increased their satisfaction and speed measurably.

- Visualized and saved data (like oxygen in blood) from a magnetic resonance imaging device in real time. The visualization made it easier to understand correlations, helped to get ahead with research and get subsidy for upcoming research projects from the state.


 
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
* Do you need help with your next project (website, shop, ...) or with some programming task?

* HIRE ME!

* I am available from January 2015 for remote and contract jobs!

* International requests are also very welcome.
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Certifications:

* Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist

* Microsoft Certified Professional

* Certified Java Software Engineer
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