Dominic Buchheit

Address: Saarbruecken, Germany
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dominic-buchheit
GitHub: github.com/dextreem
Blog: dobuch.de


Senior Software Engineer Software AG, 10/2019-present

  • Technical lead of a large sized project based on the MERN stack, running on a Kubernetes cluster in Azure
  • Planned and implemented automation identifying and bundling artifacts, reducing overall time to deploy by about 40% and flatten system load peaks.
  • Addressed daily tasks using a Kanban board in Jira
  • Helped other teams to implement localization strategies
  • Researched and implemented localization engineering toolings

Software Engineer Software AG, 07/2018-09/2019

  • Maintained CI/CD builds and an existing code base built on Spring Boot
  • Built string packs for translation agencies to translate
  • Built and provided translation packs for products across the company

Student Employee Software AG, 10/2012-06/2018

  • Helped maintaining legacy code and implemented scripts improving the overall translation process
  • Tested software product translations based on stories defined by product owners

Junior Software Engineer Software AG, 02/2012-09/2012

  • Second level support for the ARIS family, mainly ARIS MashZone
  • Implemented tools and scripts to automate second level support tasks

Master Of Science Saarland University, 10/2012-01/2016

  • Computer Science
  • Thesis Topic: Measuring the Effect of User Designed Gamification in an Image Annotation Setting

Bachelor of Science Saarland University, 02/2016-06/2018

  • Computer and Communication Technology - Embedded Systems
  • Thesis Topic: Experimental Study of Object Tracking and its Applications

Apprenticeship IDS Scheer AG / Software AG, 08/2009-09/2012

IT-Specialist - Systems Integration (FiSi)

Public Projects

One-Time-Note GitHub

  • Privacy focused service to drop an encrypted note
  • Notes can be read only once
  • Built on Node.js and plain HTML/JS/CSS

RPi Temperature Monitor GitHub

  • Monitor and display multiple temperature sensors of a central heating unit
  • Frontend built on React, backend (sensor handling) built on Python


German (native), English (fluent), French (beginner)

Programming Languages

Java, JavaScript/HTML/CSS, Groovy, Python, Bash, C#


Node.js, Express.js, React, Spring, Jest, JUnit


Git, Gradle, Jira, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Azure Cloud Services

Operating Systems

Linux Server Administration, various Linux and Windows Desktops

  • Landscape Photography
  • Multi-day hiking
  • Cyber Security (top 1% on TryHackMe.com)