Hi, I am Hannes

Hannes Früchtenicht

Head of IT at Connox GmbH

Prod. Ownership
Team Lead
Agile Dev.
Design Patterns



Connox GmbH

Aug 2015 - Present, Hannover

Connox is an online only retailer of furniture and products for home and living.

Business Devloper IT

Nov 2018 - Present

  • Planning and defining the IT budget (services, hosting and infrastructure).
  • Leading three teams with a total head count of 18 as a team manager.
  • Definition and refinement of the strategic direction of software development for the whole company.
  • Ensuring the strategic alignment of the IT infrastructure.
  • Responsible for the definition and organisation of the agile software development process for the company.
  • Defining and reporting KPIs directly to the CEO.
Instructor for IT trainees (IHK)

Jun 2018 - Present

  • Defining the companies IT curriculum.
  • Supervision of the trainees.
Project Manager & Lead Developer Mobile App Team

Oct 2017 - Oct 2018

  • Layout of the apps future roadmap.
  • Planning and discussing app marketing campaingns.
  • Controlling external service providers for the android app.
  • Writing, prioritizing and planning of app feature tickets for the team.
  • Developing app features (HTML, CSS, Swift, XCode, Node.js, Elasticsearch)
Lead Developer Mobile App Team

Jan 2016 - Oct 2017

  • Conception of a mobile application for the webshop (UI / UX).
  • Implementation of the new iOS application (Swift / XCode).
  • Controlling external service providers for the android app.
  • Specifiying the apps backend.
  • Implementation of the backend (PHP7 / Node.js / elasticsearch).
Apprentice Software Developer

Aug 2015 - Jun 2017

  • Adaption of the companies webshop (HTML, CSS).
  • Improving and adapting digital processes in the ERP system (PHP / SQL).
  • Creating reports by business specifications (SQL)
  • Creating a POC for a mobile App (iOS / Swift).
  • Improoving the build and deployment process for the shop frontend.
  • Adaption of the companies ERP System (PHP).

Leibniz University ZEW/elsa

Jan 2008 - Jul 2015, Hannover, Germany

  • 2nd and 3rd level support for an open source elearning platform.
  • Writing of bug reports and tracking their progress.
  • Technology evaluation and consulting for live video lecture broadcasting solutions.
  • Developing live video compositing templates and shaders for video rendering (Quartz Composer).
  • Development of an online platform for encoding and hosting of lecture recordings.

Leibniz University (IAL)

Mar 2014 - Sep 2014, Hannover, Germany

Implementing a NoSQL database in Matlab for the storage of drive chain simulation results.

  • Design and implementation of a NoSQL database in MatLab.
  • Design of the databases public interface.
  • Implementation and documentation of the database.

Self Employed
Self Employed

May 2008 - Jul 2015, Hannover, Germany

Freelance Software developer and layouter

  • Layout of various print products (mostly broschures for the city of hannover) and books.
  • Developing and hosting customer websites.