Thorsten Giesecke


Senior Software Engineer / Dipl. Inf. (FH), M. Sc., LocationAd

Location: Berlin, Germany


Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Berlin Scrumtisch


Thorsten Giesecke attended event, "Berlin: 2014"


Thorsten Giesecke's Bio


Consultance, Mobile Development (Android, Windows Mobile/Phone)

- Location Based Advertising (Diploma), 2004

- wobdu UG (eGovernment)

- (Axel Springer AG)

Internationalisation (I18N), Usability Engineering

- Automotive sector

Webservice architecture and development

- Immobilien Scout GmbH, Berlin (REST, ROA, XML-RPC, QA)

External Project Manager / Developer for

- gedas Deutschland (Volkswagen), Berlin/ Wolfsburg

- Deutsche Telekom AG, Bonn (T-Gallery)

- Cornelsen, Berlin

- Germanischer Lloyd, Hamburg (QA)

- Novedas, Hamburg

Skills and interests:

Android, Java, .NET (C#), Compact Framework, Windows Phone, Location Based Services / Advertising, Globalization (I18N, L12N), RESTful architectures, ROA, Web services development, RFID, NFC


- Diploma Thesis, "Location Based Advertising" (2003-2004)

- Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by Boris Gloger, 2010

- Master of Science, Cloud based notficiations (high availability), 2013

- Member of the German UPA (Berufsverband User Experience und Usability)

Work experience

Bild GmbH & Co. KG, Software Engineering, Consultance
April 2012 - Present, Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Mobile Development

LocationAd, Software Architect, CEO
April 2011 - Present, Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Consultance, Agile Architect, Usability Engineering / Accessibility (member of the UPA), i18n, Scrum/Kanban, Location Based Advertising, Location Based Services, Coupons, Tickets, ePayment for Smartphones, Smart TV, Tablets (Android, Windows Phone, Phonegap), backend integration (REST, NoSQL), leightweight secure webservices, resource oriented architectures (ROA)


Immobilien Scout GmbH, Software Engineer, Webservices, QA
October 2006 - March 2011, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Frontend Development, Backend Development (conception of IS24 REST-ful webservices, build-up API team), QA