Kevin Read
 UTC+01:00 Europe/Berlin

About me
I'm a freelance full-stack developer with a focus on web and mobile native. I have worked extensively on high-fidelity web and native Android apps, some of which have been featured on the Play Store front page. My background is in real-time data, finance, IoT and team building. I am also the founder of the IoT startup Om7Sense.
Experience
Mobile DeveloperYinkozi
Mobile Developer
Yinkozi
02/2019 - 10/2019

I helped do a security review and integration of a security and encryption SDK for banking apps for the Android platform.

Technologies

AndroidJavaCAndroid NDKApplication securitySecurity
Mobile DeveloperMicrosoft Corp
Mobile Developer
Microsoft Corp
12/2018 - 12/2018

Microsoft contracted me as an expert Android developer consultant for one of their partners to participate in a technical due diligence. I investigated the used tech and architecture of an app.

Technologies

AndroidScrum
Mobile DeveloperBörseGo AG
Mobile Developer
BörseGo AG
05/2016 - 03/2019

I have held a consulting role at BörseGo as an external mobile developer for many years. I helped onboard new team members, maintain quality and worked on major migrations and tech stack changes (migration to Kotlin) and with research projects (embedding current v8 JS engine).

Technologies

AndroidScrumJavaC++Android NDKOpenGL ESKotlin
Front End DeveloperOm7Sense GmbH
Front End Developer
Om7Sense GmbH
08/2015 - Currently

I am the co-founder of Om7Sense, an energy management startup. I designed the architecture and laid out the principal back and front-end applications.

Technologies

ReactSQLJavaMQTTIoT ProtocolsSocket.IOWebSocketsMavenECMAScript (ES6)
Front End DeveloperCliqz GmbH
Front End Developer
Cliqz GmbH
02/2015 - 08/2015

Working with product owners, UX research and designers on mobile apps. Researching data sources to rank search results on mobile. Rapidly implement and prototype mobile apps with a focus on hybrid of native and web technologies. Teaching courses and mentoring.

Technologies

AndroidJavaScriptJava
Back End DeveloperBörseGo AG
Back End Developer
BörseGo AG
11/2011 - 11/2014

I was principal developer and designer for Godmode Anywhere and main developer of Guidants Mobile. I also worked on a plethora of web projects and backend projects, mainly concerning the real-time derivative search engine and our own blogging backend.

Technologies

AndroidPHPJavaScriptMySQLJavaC++Android NDKOpenGL ES
Back End DeveloperBörseGo AG
Back End Developer
BörseGo AG
08/2009 - 11/2011

I worked as a back-end developer on in-house PHP / MySQL projects. On the front-end side I developped interactive stock information web sites (HTML / JS) and maintained and extended a Django eCommerce solution.

Technologies

PHPJavaScriptMySQLPythonDjangoHTML
Back End DeveloperwizAI GmbH
Back End Developer
wizAI GmbH
01/2005 - 07/2006

wizAI is a spin-off of the working group "Artificial Intelligence"​ of the University of Koblenz. Here I worked on their semantic web-based news clipping agent "wizScreen", where I did software and database development. Technologies used included Lucene and Java EE

Technologies

MySQLLuceneJava EE
System ProgrammingInnNet GmbH
System Programming
InnNet GmbH
08/1998 - 05/2002

System administration of web servers, DB, mail. Interconnection set up of routing for ISP. PHP development.

Technologies

PHPMySQLLinuxTCP/IPApache
Education
08/2004 - 10/2011
Master of Computational visualistics (Computer Science)
University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany