Christopher Lott

Software Engineer

Schürliweg 10, 8046 Zurich

I am a Software Engineer living in Zurich. I am specialized in web development.

In my current position I am doing Java, but I am comfortable writing C#-, Ruby- and Python-applications as well.

Spring (Boot)
Entity Framework (Code First Migrations)
Active Directory Federation Services
SQL Server
Team Foundation Server
Development and maintenance of several REST services via ASP.NET Web Api
JQuery, JQuery UI, Knockout.js, Angular.js, flot.js, underscore.js, etc.
Ruby on Rails
Windows Mobile
Visual Studio
Certified Professional Scrum Developer
01/2016 - now Java Developer at Swisscom AG Zürich
At Swisscom I am writing software for a big health insurance company.

Projects include:

  • Development of several B2C web applications
  • Development of SOAP services as complete backend for premium calculator and customer portal
  • Solution for automating transfers of offers submitted via premium calculator
  • Migration from SVN to git including build jobs, tooling, etc.
  • Improvement of the development process by introducing pull requests and shifting to agile development

09/2010 - 01/2016 Deputy Team Leader Software Engineering at Genossenschaft Migros Zürich
At Migros I am working as requirements engineer, project manager and (most passionately) developer on intranet applications supporting business processes.

Projects include:

  • Conception, development and project management of - A complete idea management system for employees to bring in ideas for the company. Supports the evaluation and controlling process, statistics, etc.
  • Web application for managing all kinds of contracts with notification support and interface to a universal repository..
  • Technical lead for controlling application that is used by every single Migros store, which helps to manage the safe amounts and functions as major interface for SAP FI/CO.
  • Web application to print barcodes for specific products. Utilized in Migros Zürich.
  • Windows Mobile application for store coworkers to order specific articles from storage.
  • Complete redesign and rewrite for a solution for designing and printing price tags, including a web- and desktop application. Used nationwide.

09/2009 - 09/2010 Web Engineer at Zimtkorn GmbH / Divio GmbH
In my first job I had the opportunity to work as developer as well as project manager with technologies, such as Ruby on Rails and Django.

Projects include:


10/2004 - 04/2009 Business Informatics at HTWG Konstanz
05/2007 - 08/2007 Trimester at Bond University Gold Coast, Australia
School Education
08/1990 - 07/1994 Primary School: Schreienesch primary school Friedrichshafen
09/1994 - 07/2003 Secondary School: Graf-Zeppelin-Gymnasium Friedrichshafen
Others Certified Professional Scrum Developer
9/2005 - 02/2006 Internship at Cubia AG, Konstanz
Work on a employee attitude survey for a major German car manufacturer.
11/2007 - 03/2008 Internship at DataTeam AG, Schaffhausen
Conception and development of an Eclipse-Plugin for integrating the version control System 'PVCS' into the company framework.
Playing the guitar
I've been playing the guitar since I was ten years old and haven't stopped since.
Trends on the web
My favorite sources for news and trends are sites like or For print I like c't and i'x.
IPad App Side Project
Development of a 4 player IPad game in SpriteKit and Swift
Running, Biking


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