Professional Background

Technologist

Growing up in Hamburg I luckily ended up doing Software Development. Loved it since day 0 – By sharing my passion with you I hope to encourage people and other women in particular to take the step towards IT.

I AM curious | reliable | eager to learn | committed | pragmatic | delivering high-quality work | supportive | a team player | autonomous | ambitious | determined | honest | funny | learning to be more patient with myself 😉

MAIN COMPETENCIES Fullstack | Web Development | Java | Kotlin | Typescript | Vue | React
BACKEND Java | Kotlin | Dropwizard | Spring Boot | Jersey | Jackson | Elasticsearch | Python | Haskell
FRONTEND Vue | Typescript | NestJS | NuxtJS | JavaScript | Node | React | Redux | Html | Scss | Angular
PLATFORM Docker | Google Cloud Services | Firebase | Terraform | Amazon Web Services | Kubernetes
DATABASE MySql | PostgreSQL | Bigtable | BigQuery | Jdbi | Hibernate
MESSAGING Kafka | RabbitMQ | ActiveMQ
TOOLING Git | Gitlab | Bitbucket | Jira | Confluence
PROCESSES Scrum | Kanban | Project Development | Product Development

Since June 2022 I am a Women Techmakers Ambassador! The Women Techmarkers program provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology. The 1581 ambassadors and I aim to build a world where all women can thrive in tech. Want to learn more? Check the Women Techmakers Page.

Career

SINCE NOV 2020

Technologist
Orbit Digital, Hamburg

SEPT 2020 – OCT 2016

Software Developer
Joblift, Hamburg

SEPT 2016 – DEC 2015

Working Student in Software Development
Joblift, Hamburg

NOV 2015 – APR 2014

Working Student & Internship Software Development
Frontline, Hamburg

JAN 2014 – OCT 2012

Working Student Software Development
Icans, Hamburg

Contributions – Talks, Blogs & Podcasts

MAY 2022

Meetup — Women Techmakers Hannover: Berühmte Tech Frauen: Ada Locelace & Co
Talks: “All my 🖤 to Ada Lovelace” & “Amazing Grace”

APR 2022

Meetup — PyLadies Berlin: Talks of Women in Tech
Lightning Talk “Reasonable Refactorings”

OCT 2021

Meetup — PyLadies Hamburg: Ada Lovelace Day
Talk: “All my 🖤 to Ada Lovelace”

JUN 2021

Conference Talk – Byte Adventures
Talk: “My first podcast, her first code”

SINCE MAR 2021

SINCE FEB 2021

SINCE FEB 2021

Publishing on my own Blog www.ellenschwartau.com

AUG 2020

Meetup – PyLadies Hamburg
Talk: “Word Embeddings Analysis for Job Recommendations”

OCT 2019

Conference Talk – Code.Talks 2019
Talk: “Using the Amazing World of Word Embeddings for Recommendations”

AUG 2019

Meetup – PyLadies Hamburg
Talk: “The Amazing World of Word Embeddings for Job Recommendations”

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