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

Tesla Germany GmbH

  • Associate Virtual Service Diagnostic Specialist
    Remote Vehicle Data Analysis and Service Preparation

msg services GmbH
2023 - 2024

  • Senior IT Consultant
    Public Cloud Application Delivery

Pexon Consulting GmbH
2022 - 2023

  • Lead Consultant & Cloud Engineer
    DevOps + Infrastructure + Networking

2016 - 2022

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

Macnetix GmbH
2014 - 2016

  • Software Developer, Research and Development

Since 2014

  • Consultant for Apple software and hardware

**Nokia Solutions and Networks **

  • 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


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


  • 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