Fabio Kuhn

Fabio Kuhn

Software and Project Development

About me

Hi, I'm Fabio, a passionate full stack software developer with a wide range of professional experiences and skills.
I've been working in the Software and digital Product industry since more than 15 years.

My skillset

It's hard to list all the skills and things I do or did over the past years. I selected some of the more important and interesting skills for which I have real professional experiance with.

Back-end development: Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, Java, Redis, Postgresql, MySQL, GraphQL, API design, Caching

Front-end development: HTML (Slim, Haml), CSS (SCSS, Bootstrap, TailwindCSS), JavaScript (StimulusJS), Git, SEO, accessibility, responsive web design

Web hosting: Heroku, AWS (S3, Cloudfront, etc), CI process setup, Monitoring, Sendgrid, etc

Libraries, Frameworks and Tools: Core Ruby on Rails, Rspec, Cucumber, Git, Sidekiq, and many more

Methodologies: ShapeUp, Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, TDD, BDD, Post-Mortems, Retrospetives

Project development: ODI and Jobs to be done, Prototyping, User stories, Lean and MVP, Design Sprints, Start-Up and Big enterprise experiance

Team lead: Coaching, Hiring, 1on1s, Performance reviews, Managing a fully remote team

Some of the projects I worked on

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Algrano is a Swiss tech startup that changes the global trade of coffee. Using technology, Algrano has set an ambitious goal to revolutionise the centuries old coffee trade industry and make it more transparent. Through the Algrano online platform, coffee growers promote and sell their coffees straight to roasters in Europe

local.ch is the swiss phone directory. Recently they switched their entire front-end to Ruby. It is one of the most visited websites in Switzerland.


Brotseiten is a iOS App developed by Simplificator AG for the Swiss startup Brotseiten. The App lets readers subscribe to a weekly published edition of short stories by famous Swiss and German authors.

My work experience

2014 - nowPrincipal & Lead Engineer
algrano is the first online community of coffee growers and roasters.

My Role

  • Full-stack development with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript
  • Participate in the product development planning
  • Evaluation and maintenance of technologies
  • Software engineers and teachnical team leader
  • Support the product team in reaching the objectives

2010 - 2013Software Engineer
Simplificator AG is a Swiss software agency and consultancy located in Z├╝rich.
Although it was one of the first full Ruby on Rails company in Switzerland it uses now different technologies to solve client needs in the most optimal way.

My Role

  • Software Engineering - mainly with Ruby on Rails, RubyMotion, iOS and JavaScript
  • Specification and analysis of projects
  • Evaluation of technologies
  • Technical consultancy with clients
  • Testing and quality control
  • Bridge a fully remote team in a hybrid environment

2009 - 2014CEO and Software Engineer
whinybyte was a small startup located in Basel. We built small customized websites for clients, consulted and worked on Ruby on Rails projects in need and developed our own projects like fahrschule.ch.

My Role

  • Software Engineering - mainly with Ruby on Rails and JavaScript
  • Specification and analysis of projects
  • Web design, SEO and front-end development
  • Sales and marketing
  • Server Management

2004 - 2009Software Developer
Coop is the second biggest retailer in Switzerland. I started my appreniceship there at age 17 and worked in different fields. First in first level IT support where I learned communication skills, then from building websites with Java up to low-level programming for internal transaction processing with ABAP.

My Role

  • Internal first-level IT-Support
  • Java web evelopment
  • Web design for promotional pages
  • ABAP/SAP development
  • API and general interface design


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