Volker Simonis

Principal Software Engineer @ Amazon & OpenJDK Member

Experiences

present2019

Principal Software Engineer

Amazon Walldorf, Germany
20192014

Development Expert

SAP SE Walldorf, Germany
  • Launched and led the SapMachine project.
  • Managed SAP - Oracle Java alliance.
20132008

Senior Developer

SAP SE Walldorf, Germany
  • Porting SAP JVM to platforms like HPUX/IA64, AIX, Linux/PPC64.
  • Initiated and drove SAP's OpenJDK engagement.
20072005

Software Developer

SAP SE Walldorf, Germany
  • Worked on the HPUX/PARISC port of the SAP JVM 5/6
20052004

Market Development Engineering

Sun Microsystems Walldorf, Germany
  • Ported the MaxDB database to Solaris10/AMD64
20021998

Freelance Software Developer

Debis Systemhaus / T-Systems Stuttgart, Germany
  • Developed a client-server system for NormMaster / ImageMaster.

Projects / Activities

present2009

OpenJDK

http://openjdk.java.net
20192014

Java Community Process (JCP)

http://jcp.org
present1999

Conferences / Talks / Publications

YouTube Channel
  • Passionate speaker (JavaOne, JavaZone, JAX, JPoint, Joker, GeekOut, GeeCon, FOSDEM, ... ).
  • List of publications (outdated).

Education

20041998

Dr. rer. nat. (PhD), Computer Science

Universität Tübingen Tübingen, Germany
19981992

Diplom Informatiker (Master in Computer Science)

University Tübingen Tübingen, Germany
19911984

Abitur (High school graduation)

Längenfeldgymnasium, Balingen Balingen, Germany
19841977

Primary School

Şcoala Generală Nr. 5 Mediaș, Romania