Daniel Fernau

About Me

Self-taught IT specialist and tech enthusiast from Berlin, GermanyCurrently working as a Cloud Engineer and Consultant, accelerating the transition to modern technologies by replacing and simplifying old and slow processes with fast, reliable, and scalable cloud and software solutions.Also passionate about science, engineering, photography, music production, aviation, climbing, rockets, (electric) cars and motorcycles.

Work Experience

Pexon Consulting GmbH
Since 2022

  • Lead Consultant & Cloud Engineer
    DevOps + Infrastructure + Networking


TRIAX GmbH
2016 - 2022

  • Software Engineer (Full-stack), Research and Development


Macnetix GmbH
2014 - 2016

  • Software Developer, Research and Development


ELinOX
Since 2014

  • Consultant for Apple software and hardware


Nokia Solutions and Networks
2014

  • Internship - Mobile Network Security


Max Planck Gymnasium Berlin (High school)
Since 2016

  • Campus-wide wireless internet access

  • Digital whiteboard solutions

  • Interactive learning technologies


Grundschule Wilhelmsruh, Berlin (Elementary school)
Since 2011

  • Assistance with maintenance of computer systems and networks

  • Design and maintenance of the website


... and others

Skills

What I do

  • Network planning, installation and troubleshooting

  • Building custom computers and servers

  • Raspberry Pi and Arduino software development

  • IT consulting and customer support

  • Setup, administration and troubleshooting of macOS, Linux and Windows systems

  • Project planning and implementation

  • Software development, from idea and specification to finished code


I'm familiar with

  • JavaScript, Node.js, MongoDB, Backbone.js, REST APIs, jQuery, Python, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS

  • Git, Docker, Terraform, Ansible, Kubernetes, Vagrant, Firebase

  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • macOS, Linux, Windows, Arduino, Raspberry Pi

  • various virtualization environments and monitoring tools

  • enterprise networking and routing solutions


I'm learning

  • Java, Swift, AngularJS, Ruby, Sass, Twig, Dart, Flutter, React, C/C++

  • ... as well as everything else I need to get the job done


Certifications

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

  • Google Cloud: G Suite Administrator Fundamentals

Personal Projects

Music on Floppy Disk Drives


Tool to download footage from a local UniFi Protect system