Andreas Heigl

Forsthausstraße 7 · 61279 Grävenwiesbach · Germany · +49 6083 959 030 ·

There are no problems.
Only challenges.


Software Developer

bitExpert AG

Forming and leading an interdisciplinary european team in different timezones. Starting and pushing the transformation from an office-centric organization to a remote company. Architecting applications of different scales and complexity levels from a small WordPress app up to a large-scale autoscaling cloud solution

October 2018 - Present

Software Developer

wdv OHG

Analyzing and optimizing workflows within a publishing company. Administration and support of a medium scale media-centric MacOS/iOS network. Architecting and building small to medium sized Web-Applications with strong focus on optimizing workflows. Leading a small developer team.

October 2004 - September 2018


Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg/Breisgau

Equivalent to a Master of Forestry-Sciences - Masterthesis in SoilSciences about the possibilities and limitations of visualizing soil profiles

GPA: 1.9

October 1997 - March 2004

Architekt Dr. Hartmann Manfred Schärf

Construction Draughtsman

GPA: 2.5

January 1995 - May 1997


Programming Languages & Tools
  • PHP
  • PDF
  • git
  • go
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • LDAP
  • (no)SQL
  • Lucene
  • API-First approach with OpenAPI
  • EventSourcing
  • interdisciplinary, distributed Teams
  • Agile Development & Agile Waterfall


  • Member of the Laminas Technical Steering Committee
  • Contributor to PHP-Systems and PHP-Core
  • Active participant of PHP internals
  • Lead of the SVN to git migration of the PHP documentation
  • International conference-speaker
  • Member of the Leadership-team
  • OpenSource-Contributor and -Advocat

Awards & Certifications

  • Zend Certified Engineer 2017
  • Zend Certified Engineer PHP5.3