CV - Michael Postmann

Personal data

Name Ing. Michael Postmann
Address Johannagasse 2/8
A-1050 Wien
Phone +43 676 370 48 28
Date of birth 1983-01-03
Place of birth Wien
Citizenship Austrian
Martial status Single
Children None
Drivers license A, B

Previous jobs

2014/07 - ongoing Application Engineer Wertkarten GmbH, Wien
Assignments: Application deployments and application maintenance, configuration management, establishment of a PKI, incident handling/incident response, interface between application developers and server administrators, load balancer configuration, splunk
Used technologies: puppet, JBoss, java, Linux (RHEL, CentOS), bash, python, LDAP, BigIP F5, splunk
2012/11 - 2014/06 Unix system administrator UPC Austria Services GmbH, Wien
Assignments: Administration, operation and deployment of servers and VMs running Solaris and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu but mostly Redhat Enterprise Linux/Oracle Enterprise Linux/CentOS), automation of VM deployments and setup, automation of common operational tasks, ticket handling, on-call duty, operation of mail platform ("MX" by Openwave)
Used technologies: Solaris, Linux (RHEL, Ubuntu, Debian), bash, VMWare vCenter/vSphere, Cisco UCS Manager, LDAP
2010- Unix system administrator
Spare time hobby, not time-critical
Fachschaft Technische Physik, students board for technical physics, Vienna University of Technology
Assignments: User support, server operations, client operations, server deployment.
Used technologies: Linux (deian, ubuntu, gentoo), KVM/QEMU, libvirt, kerberos, LDAP, openafs, dnsmasq, chef, apache, mysql, foswiki, TWiki, Dovecot, Sympa, Mailman, bash
2007/06 - 2012/07 Java developer, SQL developer sIT Solutions AT Spardat GmbH, Wien
Assignments: Development of middleware interface software, operation of SVN server, development/bugfixing of reporting framework & business reports, development of deployment strategies, deployment of Atlassian Jira, development of a project management tool, deployment of a department Wiki
Used technologies: Java2SE, Eclipse, Linux (RHEL, ubuntu), Windows (XP), Windows Server (2000, 2003), Oracle (9i, 11g), bash, Visual Basic, MS SQL Server (2000, 2005), Sybase ASE, SVN, Solaris (10), AIX (5.x, 6.x), TIBCO, JPOX, SAP BO
2006/03 - 2007/06 Java developer TAC Informationstechnologie GmbH, Hartberg Stmk.
Assignments: Evaluation of J2EE for the in-house product, customer support (3rd Level Helpdesk) and bugfixing, development of a new reporting module and reports
Used technologies: J2SE, J2EE, Sybase ASA, MS SQL Server 2000, Windows (2000, XP), Jasper Reports, IntelliJ IDEA, CSV
2004/04 - 2005/11 Web developer, Unix system administrator S2O GesmbH, Güssing Bgld.
Assignments: Development of Web-CMS systems with Oracle Database 9i PL/SQL and WebGateway, Administration of Shared-Hosting Webservers based on CentOS (RHEL), bugfixing/development of an Oracle PL/SQL based spa-management software, implementation of a backup software for tape drives, 1st Level Support for residential DSL customers, development of a MS Access based website generator on-site at a customers office, on-site customer support
Used technologies: Oracle (9i, 10g), PL/SQL, Oracle HTTP Server (mod_plsql), Linux (RHEL, Centos), Apache2, PHP, mysql, bash, tar, mt, come'on dialog (ncurses), VBA, MS Access, Novell Netware 4
2004/02 - 2004/03 Quality assurance BECOM Electronics GmbH, Hochstraß Bgld.
Assignments: Performing standard test procedures on LED modules
2003/02 - 2004/01 community service Austrian Study center for Peace and conflict Resolution (ASPR), Stadtschlaining, Bgld.
Assignments: Networkmigration (BNC (10BaseT) -> TP (100BaseTX), concept, design, realization), replacment of the main server, user support, general office work. camara assistant and editor for a promotional video on the European Peace University (EPU)
Used technologies: Windows 98, Windows Server 2000, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server, Adobe Premiere, MS Office 2000, VBA
2000/07 IT assistant (internship) BECOM Electronics GmbH, Hochstraß Bgld.
Assignments: General IT work
Used technologies: AS400
1998/07 IT assistant (internship) BECOM Electronics GmbH, Hochstraß Bgld.
Assignments: General IT work
Used technologies: AS400


2010- Vienna University of Technology - Faculty of Physics (not active due to time constraints)
1997-2002 HTBL Pinkafeld (department for IT & organisation) - A-Level
1993-1997 Hauptschule Stadtschlaining
1989-1993 Volksschule Stadtschlaining

Further education

2015 Corero Smartwall Technical Training
2015 Red Hat JBoss Application Administration I (JBAS248)
2015 Searching and Reporting with Splunk 6.2
2015 Using Splunk 6.2
2013 ITIL foundation certificate
2011 Cambridge business english certificate vantage (grade A)
2010 LaTeX training at Vienna University of Technology
2008-2009 Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) - Attended class, no final exam
2000 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Attended class, no final exam



ability to quickly integrate into and work with new teams
high level of initiative, creativity and well structured way of working
focused and solution oriented working in stressful situations
proactive detection of problems, good in delegating tasks if appropriate
I consider processes and tools as an asset rather than an obstacle if they are well defined and suitable


Student union at the faculty for technical physics at the Vienna University of Technology (mainly as system administrator and as first semester tutor)
Various IT related tasks (scripting, coding, retro-home-computers etc.)
Member of the Metalab society
Collecting vinyl records and board games
Foundation chairman of the non-political youth club "Jugend Stadtschlaining" (no longer member of the club)

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