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Resume - Dr. Lorenz Froihofer

Nationality 
Austria
E-mail lorenz@froihofer.net

Education

03/2004 - 11/2007 Ph.D. study at the Vienna University of Technology
Graduated as Dr. techn. (Ph.D.) with distinction
PhD thesis: Middleware Support for Adaptive Dependability through Explicit Runtime Integrity Constraints
03/2005 - 03/2006 Vienna University of Technology
Field of study: Computer Science Management
Graduated as Mag.rer.soc.oec. (MSc.) with distinction
10/1998 - 03/2004 Vienna University of Technology
Field of study: Computer Science
Graduated as Dipl.-Ing. (= BSc. + MSc.) with distinction
Master's thesis: A Survey of WLAN Security with Focus on HotSpot and Enterprise Environments – in co-operation with SIEMENS Austria
10/1997 - 05/1998 Military Service
09/1993 - 06/1997 Grammar school (specialized in computer science)
Finished with distinction

Work experience

10/2016 - ongoing

IT Group Lead at A1Telekom Austria

Responsibilities: up to 92 people (17 internal) with in-house, nearshore and offshore development teams; budget and resource planning; leadership; organisational development; vendor management

01/2016 - 10/2016

Senior IT Project Lead and Business Analyst at A1Telekom Austria

Responsibilities: Lead IT projects and analysed requirements in IT reorganization and implementation projects

07/2013 - 12/2015

IT Team Lead at A1Telekom Austria

Responsibilities: up to 45 people (11 internal) with in-house, nearshore and offshore development teams; budget and resource planning; leadership; organisational development; vendor management

02/2011 - 06/2013

IT Architect OSS / Business Analyst at A1Telekom Austria

Responsibilities: Software architecture, business analysis, technical lead of integration project, coordination of nearshore development team, partial project lead

Technologies: JEE, Tomcat, Spring, JPA, Hibernate, JSF, Maven, Jenkins, JavaScript, Python, Shell Scripting, MS SQL Server, Oracle DB

10/2007 - ongoing

Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences FH Technikum Vienna

Field of activity: Lecturing Software Architectures and Middleware Technologies, Distributed Systems, Distributed Components and Middleware, and Practice in Science and Engineering

Technologies: Java Enterprise Edition, CORBA, .NET, Spread

02/2006 - ongoing

Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences FH Campus Vienna

Field of activity: Lecturing Distributed Systems and Middleware, Distributed Systems Dependability, Databases; Master thesis advisor

Technologies: Java Enterprise Edition, CORBA, .NET, Spread, JSP, JSF, Oracle DB

03/2011 - 01/2013

Lecturer at the Vienna University of Technology

Field of activity: Lecturing Distributed Systems and Advanced Distributed Systems; Master thesis advisor

01/2005 - 02/2011

Research Assistant at the Distributed Systems Group of the Vienna University of Technology within the research projects DeDiSys and TRADE

DeDiSys: Investigation of the trade-off between availability and consistency in distributed systems with a focus on how availability can be increased by relaxed consistency

TRADE: Research on increased dependability, security, and efficiency through temporal decoupling in online auctions

Responsibility: Research, lead development, partial project lead, conference organization, server administration

Teaching: Distributed Systems, Distributed Systems Technologies, Advanced Distributed Systems; Master thesis and PhD thesis co-advisor

Technologies: Java Enterprise Edition, JBoss Application Server, Smart Cards, Application Server Clustering, Java Server Faces, Google Web Toolkit, JavaScript, .NET, MySQL, Spread

10/2006 - 10/2009

Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum in Kapfenberg

Field of activity: Lecturing Distributed Computing, Messaging Design; Master thesis advisor

Technologies: Java (RMI), Java Message Service (JMS), Spread

07 - 09/2003

Internship at SIEMENS Austria

Field of activity: Internship within the scope of my master's thesis regarding WLAN security

Technologies: Linux, uC-Linux, C, PHP, RADIUS, iptables-Firewall

07 - 09/2002

Research Assistant in the distributed systems group of Mediateam Oulu / University Oulu (Finland)

Field of activity: Analyzed, designed, and developed a distributed application with location-based services in a team – focused on server development

Technologies: JAVA, XML, SOAP, Linux, SQL, UML, WLAN, Windows CE

10/2000 - 06/2002

Study Assistant at the Vienna University of Technology, Institute for Software Technology

Field of activity: Lead two teams in a software engineering project. Hold lectures about UML. Performed requirements analysis meetings with group support systems

08 - 09/2000 and 02/2001

Software Programmer at CRP Schützinger, Graz

Field of activity: Developed a database application for cash processing and warehouse management

Technologies: MS Access 97 with VBA, SQL Server 6.5, ActiveX-Components, MS Access 2000, SQL Server 2000

 

 

Qualifications

Soft skills
Seminars on communication, rhetoric, didactics, leadership, conflict management, and intercultural aspects
Certified Scrum Master (2012)

Software analysis and design
UML, OOA, OOD, EER, SOA, Function Points

Programming
Java and Java Enterprise (focus), Ant, Maven, Continuous Integration (Jenkins), C#, C++, C, CORBA, SQL, PHP, Perl, Python, Shell Scripting, XML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Smart Card Development (Java Card, .NET Card), Visual Basic for Applications, Make, Subversion, Mercurial

Database systems
MySQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle, H2

Operating systems
Windows 7 / Vista / XP
Linux: Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora
Virtualization with VMWare and VirtualBox

Applications
Microsoft Office + VBA, Visio, CorelDRAW, PageMaker, Rational Rose, tripleDAT (harddisk audio recording software), etc.

Languages

German native
English excellent
Italian basic knowledge

Awards

2007 Scholarship of the Faculty of Informatics
2006 Scholarship of the Faculty of Informatics
2005 Prize of the city of Vienna for excellent master's thesis