Thorsten Schneider

Born on 21st of May in Saarlouis, Germany


2006Degree in Computer Science (Diplom - Grade: 1.6)
2000-2006Student of Computer Science at "Saarland University" 
1999Abitur (Grade: 1.8)
1990-1999Max-Planck-Gymnasium Saarlouis
1986-1990Primary School

Work Experience

08/13-todayCo-Founder Y-SQUARE GbR, Freiburg
Executive Board Technology & Development
08/11-08/13System Operations Manager at OXID eSales AG, Freiburg
02/09-07/11Operations Manager at CoreMedia AG, Hamburg
10/06-12/11Co-Founder and CEO Geckobyte GbR
03/08-01/09Operations Engineer at Coremedia AG, Hamburg
10/99-12/06Founder and chairman at Netstorm Systems, Thorsten Schneider
10/05-05/06Database administrator and Teaching Assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Christoph Koch, Saarland University
2003-2004Teaching Assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Andreas Zeller (Two Software Design Labs), Saarland University
07/01-06/04System administration of a heterogeneous network at the chair of Prof. Autexier, Saarland University
04/01-06/01Software Engineer DFKI GmbH, Saarbrücken
07/01-09/01Student trainee at Siemens A&D, Saarbrücken
03/97-07/98Side job at Meguin GmbH, Saarlouis
1996-1997Internship at Rousselange Computersysteme, Schwalbach

Stay Abroad

10/07-01/08Educational journey along the australian east coast 

Voluntary Service

2006-2007Member of the organizing team of the "Firmeninformationstag" FIT2006 and FIT2007
2000-2005Elected member of the student board, faculty of computer science, Saarland University
2003-2005Member of the examination board, faculty of computer science, Saarland University
2001Member of the organizing team of the "Firmeninformationstag" FIT2001
1997-1998Member of the "Landesschülervertretung"


Programming LanguagesC, C++, 
Objective-C, Java, 
Perl, PHP 
and other scripting languages
DatabasesMySQL, PostgreSQL
Operating SystemsLinux, 
MacOS X, 
MS Windows, 
NetworksConstruction, cabling and maintenance of structured networks. Configuration of MTAs, web servers and other network services.
LanguagesDeutsch (native), 
Fluent in English, 
Elementary French and Spanish


Dynamics in Large-Scale Peer-to-Peer Networks
Thorsten Schneider, Saarbrücken 2008, 80 pages, paperback. ISBN 3-8364-9061-7


Diving (Skill level: PADI Assistant Instructor), biking, running and playing my guitar.