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My name is Felix Grund. I'm currently a software engineer ๐Ÿ—๏ธ๏ธ with Lively Apps where I work mostly on Atlassian apps (full-stack Java), performance testing ๐Ÿงช, and exciting cloud computing ๐ŸŒฉ๏ธ๏ธ tasks. Earlier, I worked as a developer and solution architect ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ at Scandio where I helped customers do all kinds of things with Atlassian products. As you can see, I have roamed in the Atlassian ecosystem for many years (๐Ÿ”Ÿ, to be precise). My recent focus is on cloud computing and I'm currently going through a series of AWS certifications ๐ŸŽ“.

I'm also an occasional lecturer at the University of British Columbia where I have taught ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ CPSC 210 Software Construction (a Java-based course on object-oriented software design) and CPSC 310 Introduction to Software Engineering (a TypeScript-based course on software engineering). I have taught these courses multiple times and I enjoy passing on the knowledge that I could gain throughout my engineering career to my students ๐Ÿ“ˆ.

I moved from Munich ๐Ÿฅจ to Vancouver ๐Ÿ because I wanted to explore some mountains โ›ฐ๏ธ other than the Alps on my bike ๐Ÿšต and skis ๐ŸŽฟ. As a side-effect, I now also have the ocean ๐ŸŒŠ next door and I sometimes go there and play my accordion ๐Ÿช—.

I hold a M.Sc. in Computer Science ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“ from the University of British Columbia (2019), where I graduated with a thesis on intelligent Git history. This work made it to the International Conference of Software Engineering (ICSE) 2021 and received a distinguished paper award ๐Ÿ†. I also hold a B.Sc. in Information Systems ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“ from the University of Bamberg (2012). I dedicated my bachelor thesis to an exciting part of the HTML5 specification: making web applications available offline . This is when my dedication to web technologies began ๐Ÿš€. (It is unfortunate that very few web applications nowadays have any offline capabilities.)

If you're curious, you can check out my curriculum vitae. You can also find me on different platforms (but I'm not known as a social media extrovert): Linked In Icon Twitter Icon Instagram Icon Github Icon

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day! ๐Ÿบ