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Alexander Mette


Nationality: Finnish/German
Homebase: Berlin, Germany
e-mail: mail@amette.eu

Profession


2009 - present : amette.eu, BerLiN / global

Freelance Socio-Technical Advisor

  • Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
  • System Administration

2006 - 2009 : LivingLogic AG, Bayreuth

Lead System Administrator

  • System administration and analysis
  • Project management and analysis
  • System design and sizing of server setups
  • Administration of high availability setups consisting of Heartbeat, Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC), JBOSS-/Tomcat-Cluster, Foundry Networks loadbalancers and Juniper Networks Firewalls
  • Administration, consolidation and documentation of the internal heterogeneous server and network infrastructure
  • Management of a geographically distributed team of sysadmins

2005 - present : Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware, global

Open Source Community Member

  • 2013-present: Design and maintenance of bkp.tiki.org and show.tiki.org
  • 2008-2010: Design, implemenation and operation of the Xen-based server-farm for doc.tw.o and dev.tw.o
  • 2005: Release Manager for TikiWiki 1.9.2 series
  • Community organization
  • Security Team member
  • Coding in PHP, Smarty, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript

2004 : Reorientation

2003 : Top Recruiting Executive Search, Munich

Trainee

  • Research and acquisition in the vehicle construction sector
  • Account Management

2002 : Infineon Technologies, Munich

Student Trainee

  • Corporate Logistics Frontend
  • Designing simulation models for the semiconductor fabs in Regensburg, A and Perlach, D
  • Writing software for automated import of data into the simulation models from strategic and operational logistics databases
    • Oracle PL/SQL
  • Extending the ASAP-software with corporate-specific extensions
    • C++

Education


1999 - 2008 : Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany

Degree in Commercial Information Technology (Wirtschaftsinformatik)

  • Specializing in Information and Knowledge Management
    Thesis title: "Organizational change management facilitating the open sourcing of a commercial software project"
  • 2004 : 2 terms on sabbatical

1999 : Graduation from Kimpisen Lukio, Finland

Languages


German
native tongue
Finnish
mother tongue
English
fluent in spoken and written

Skills


Sys-Admin
Linux, Apache, MySQL, Postfix, Cyrus, Dovecot, Samba, TCP/IP
TikiWiki
Hosting, Adaptation, Training, Customization
Web Technologies
XHTML, CSS, XML
Programming
PHP, JavaScript, bash, SQL
Technical writing
vi, LaTeX, OOo Writer
Development Methodologies & Tools
Open Source, Extreme Programming (XP), Agile Software Development, UML, VCSs (git, SVN), Eclipse
Soft Skills
Community organization and governance, Presenting, having the right touch for emerging technologies

Hobbies


Free Software
Collaborating, using and evangelising
Cinema
Enjoying and analyzing good movies to the bone
Mountainbiking
Riding and tinkering with my bike
Golf
Having a nice walk in the park with some meditation in between
YoYo
Having a nice meditation just about anywhere


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Born, went to school, started hacking on free software, did some major high availability sysadmin work in between, now back to coding PHP again and having fun with it... :) -- Long CV

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