Philipp Eschenbach

VP Engineering

Berlin, Germany

Manager & Developer with an emphasize on java based languages and love for groovy, grails & micronaut

Work Experience

uberall GmbH

VP Engineering

2018-08-01 - Present

Leading the Engineering Organisation at uberall with currently 40 develpoers.

  • Grew the organisation from 20ish to 40+ developers
  • Moved the organization from a classic Backend/Frontend setup to a squad & tribe structure.
  • Directly managing all Engineering Managers
  • Fully responsible for tech
  • Introduced microservices (micronaut)
  • Still haven't learned to write a good CV

Sideproject: errbuddy

Founder and Full-stack developer

2014-09-01 - 2018-12-31

Helps developers to maintain their web application without constantly looking at log files and checking server statusses.

  • Backend: Grails, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, Docker
  • Frontend: JS (ES6), React, Node, Webpack, Sass

uberall GmbH

Lead Backend Developer

2013-07-01 - 2018-07-30

Backend Development, Team Lead and responsible for infrastructure and IT Security

  • Leading a Team of 7 backend developers
  • Setup of cloud infrastructure on AWS
  • Near zero downtime move to AWS
  • Setup Docker and Jenkins to enable continous development in staging systems

Webtrekk GmbH

Senior Java Engineer

2013-05-01 - 2013-06-30

Development of a proof-of-concept for using Webtrekks data to do real-time-bidding

European Customer Rights Services GmbH

Senior Java Engineer

2013-01-01 - 2013-04-30

Full Stack Development from day 0

Besser Betreut GmbH / europe

Java Engineer

2012-03-01 - 2013-03-31

Full Stack Development and Server administration

  • Migration from java (stripes, hibernate, spring) to grails 2.2
  • implemenation of basic devops principals
  • zero downtime server move from munich to frankfurt

Lidl Kremmen

Student Assistant

2009-09-01 - 2012-02-29

Lidl Eggolsheim

Student Assistant

2007-12-01 - 2009-08-31

Freelancing Programmer

2001-01-01 - 2007-12-31

Website and Tool development for small businesses



  • Java
  • Groovy
  • Grails
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JS


  • Ansible
  • Jenkins
  • AWS
  • Docker


  • Ubuntu
  • Docker
  • Tomcat7
  • Nginx
  • MySQL



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