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Hi, my name is

Dennis Trautwein.

It's nice to meet you!

I'm a physicist working as a software engineer based in Switzerland currently specializing in peer to peer systems as part of a PhD endeavour.

About Me

Hi! I'm Dennis, a software engineer based in Switzerland who enjoys building things that live on the internet and also power the internet. I develop highly efficient, scalable and distributed backend systems that power seamless user experiences for the end consumers.

Shortly after graduating from Christian-Albrechts-University, I joined the engineering team at where I developed and successfully launched the Mercedes Benz Mobile SDK. Then I became an industrial PhD candidate and joined OriginStamp in Switzerland to explore peer to peer systems in trustless environments.

Here are a few technologies I've been working with recently:

  • Golang
  • Kubernetes
  • Terraform
  • Protoactor
  • Protobuf/GRPC
  • Azure

Where I’ve Worked

Industrial PhD candidate @ OriginStamp AG

May 2020 - Present

  • Work in a micro-service environment powered EBS in the AWS cloud.

  • Introduced Terraform as an infrastructure as code solution.

  • Worked full stack along an Angular PWA, Hugo static site, Spring Boot micro-services, Ansible VM/NAS provisioning.

Some Things I’ve Built

Other Noteworthy Projects

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    I've built the business homepage for A simple landing page built with Hugo and Bootstrap.

    • Hugo
    • Bootstrap
  • Folder


    Groundhog is a telegram bot to track your habits and save it to Google sheets. It sends three reminders each day that you can answer right in telegram.

    • Python
    • Telegram API
  • Hashicorp Vault terminal UI

    A prototype of a terminal UI that allows browsing through Vault's secret hierarchy tree. You can find a demo GIF at the PR to the official Hashicorp Vault Repository.

    • Go
    • Termbox
  • WalterHilft

    I was one of the leading developers for an ongoing web application project for property managers. It stream lines the heat costs billing procedure to just a couple of clicks.

    • Javascript
    • React
    • Redux
    • Sass
    • Flow
  • Repulsion

    Repulsion is a tiny iOS game ajar to flappy bird. Read more about it on Ray Wenderlich where it got featured on the monthly readers app reviews. It is not on the AppStore anymore because I did not update it since 2016.

    • Swift
    • SpriteKit
  • Folder

    Alfred 3 - workflow

    Alfred 3 workflow to get "bidirectional" translations from So far my second most popular repository - according to its star rating. The first project I actually earned money with.

    • Alfred 3
    • Python

What’s Next?

Get In Touch

Although I'm not currently looking for any new opportunities, my inbox is always open. Whether you have a question or just want to say hi, I'll try my best to get back to you!