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Peter Schmidt

Manager Software Engineering (Mobile), iOS Lead @ Elsevier Science

Manager Software Engineering (Mobile) Elsevier Science

London, United Kingdom

Ranked #893 out of 17,860 for Manager Software Engineering (Mobile), iOS Lead in United States

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Peter Schmidt's Work Experience

Elsevier Science

Manager Software Engineering (Mobile), iOS Lead

June 2013 to Present

London, United Kingdom


STEMNET Ambassador

2015 to 2015

Alfresco Software Ltd

Senior Software Engineer, Mobile (iOS)

May 2012 to May 2013

Peter Schmidt's Education

University of Hamburg

Ph.D. Particle Physics

1991 to 1996

Birkbeck, University of London

B.Sc. Molecular Biology

2001 to 2005

University of Hamburg

Diploma Physics

1986 to 1990

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Elsevier Science

Mendeley is the technology leader in scientific research and reference management. Mendeley was acquired by Elsevier-Reed in June 2013. Reporting to the CTO. Senior iOS engineer leading a small team of external contractors to deliver the Mendeley iOS app. * Hired, built and leading a team of 2 iOS and 2Android engineers for the mobile Mendeley apps....

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Enthusiastic senior IT Professional with a can-do attitude. Extensive technical experiences within the telecommunication, media and healthcare sectors. A strong academic background and excellent communication, people and team-leading skills. After an exciting time as IT team lead and IT operations manager I look forward to creating exciting mobile applications (iOS/Android). Fluent in German and English.Manager Software Engineering (Mobile), iOS Lead @ Mendeley is the technology leader in scientific research and reference management. Mendeley was acquired by Elsevier-Reed in June 2013. Reporting to the CTO. Senior iOS engineer leading a small team of external contractors to deliver the Mendeley iOS app. * Hired, built and leading a team of 2 iOS and 2Android engineers for the mobile Mendeley apps. * Released major upgrades to the iOS version of Mendeley, more than doubling user downloads and usage while substantially increasing stability. * Architecture and redesign of large legacy iOS code base. * Published MendeleyKit (open source Objective C/Swift) SDK on github. * Leading a cross-company initiative "Mobile Guild" in Elsevier to set best practices and guidelines for mobile content delivery and apps. From June 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) London, United KingdomSTEMNET Ambassador @ From 2015 to 2015 (less than a year) Senior Software Engineer, Mobile (iOS) @ Reporting to Mobile Development Manager at Alfresco Software. Senior iOS engineer. To design/implement the Alfresco SDK and contribute to the Objective CMIS SDK as Apache contributor. The SDKs are built for iOS based devices: • Designed, implemented and published an Objective C (iOS) software development kit (SDK) (incl. sample code/documentation) which is actively being implemented by Alfresco partners. • Extend CMIS/Alfresco Objective-C library with MDM solution using Good Technology SDK. • Registered contributor to Apache OpenCMIS project with regards to Objective CMIS library. Chair regular project sessions with the OpenCMIS/Objective C team. • Extended metadata functionality to Alfresco iOS app. • Presented SDK and libraries to developer communities & business partners at Alfresco developer conferences in Berlin/San Jose Nov 2012. From May 2012 to May 2013 (1 year 1 month) iOS Development Lead @ Joined Accenture Mobility Services from Nokia in Oct 2011. Reporting to the Head of iOS Development. Solution Architect of a mobile Web-based (PhoneGap/jQuery Mobile) enterprise application for a pharmaceutical client. From October 2011 to April 2012 (7 months) London, United KingdomCreator/Engineer @ I am the creator of iStayHealthy app for Android and iOS. The app is targeted for people living with HIV and helps them manage their condition better. It's been downloaded by thousands of users. From 2009 to 2012 (3 years) Software Operations Manager @ Reporting to the Head of Operations for Symbian Technology. The Symbian Operating System is the platform for Nokia smartphones. Responsible for managing software quality and delivery for 2 major technology areas (Graphics and Kernel). Managed a virtual team of up to 10 software engineers. • Drove quality targets in Graphics Technology area thereby helping to secure the global launch of Nokia N8 in Q3/2010. An estimated 4 million devices were sold by end of 2010. • Received a Nokia award from the Director of Graphics in Symbian OS for significant contribution to the successful global launch of the Nokia N8 in 2010. • One of the key champions in successfully improving software metrics in 8 technology areas, achieving significant software quality for the Nokia N8 launch • Designed a new web based metrics dashboard delivering >90% of software products to critical deadlines. • Co-ordinated the transfer of 600+ computers from Symbian in to the Nokia organisation. Project was delivered on target and to £250k budget by end of 2009. • Worked in collaboration with the engineering teams in Bangalore, Beijing and Finland delivering advanced software components to the Symbian operating system. From September 2009 to September 2011 (2 years 1 month) London, United KingdomEngineering Manager @ Reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager for Multimedia Audio software in the Symbian Operating System. Led a team of 15 engineers and 10 offshore contractors in delivering audio software solutions. • Led a cross-functional Agile change management team on Continuous Integration, organising Agile training for 100+ engineers prior to the software development process going live in 2009. • Worked closely with and deputised for senior managers to secure and manage £10m budget and extra resources to deliver new multimedia audio software components. • Liaised with 3rd party providers (e.g. Packet Video, Canada / Dextra, Mexico) who delivered essential software components. • Integrated, coached and led 8 engineers into the Multi-media and Audio software team. • Headed a cross-functional team of 6 senior engineers and architects, which effectively provided technical guidelines for the Symbian Foundation Web-site launch in 2009. From July 2007 to August 2009 (2 years 2 months) Project Manager @ Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer. Responsible for the delivery of 3 foreign language versions of “Sibelius” software. Also responsible for the Web-browser based music purchasing tool “Scorch”. • Collaborated closely with customers and key stakeholders, which led to a 30% increase in revenue from online music purchases. • Optimised delivery process for foreign versions of Sibelius software shortening the production time by ca. 60%. From January 2005 to June 2007 (2 years 6 months) Project Leader/Senior Software Engineer @ Reporting to the Department Manager for Broadcasting and Professional Europe. Responsible for delivering new R&D digital media handling solutions based on C++, Java, XML. • Received award for best digital software solution at the National Association of Broadcasting trade show in Las Vegas, 2001. • Co-designed and promoted the new MXF format in digital broadcasting to optimise workflow in newsrooms. Collaborated with IEEE and business partners, including BBC and Avid to advance MXF. From December 2000 to December 2004 (4 years 1 month) Research Fellow @ Reporting to the Head of Medical Physics. Responsible for developing and carrying out a clinical audit in close collaboration with senior cardiology consultants. • Delivered a clinical audit, which demonstrated a significant reduction in risk to patients in cardiac X-ray procedures. Published and presented results in international journals and conferences in Vienna and Birmingham. • Created a Java based viewer of digital cardiac X-ray sequences and converter of digital images to MPEG-2 movies. From May 1997 to December 2000 (3 years 8 months) Research Fellow & Tutor Particle Physics @ Reporting to the Head of Nuclear Physics Department. Responsible for delivering particle physic research results at the research facility CERN/Switzerland. Tutored undergraduate students. From December 1990 to May 1997 (6 years 6 months) Ph.D., Particle Physics @ University of Hamburg From 1991 to 1996 B.Sc., Molecular Biology @ Birkbeck, University of London From 2001 to 2005 Diploma, Physics @ University of Hamburg From 1986 to 1990 Peter Schmidt is skilled in: Mobile Devices, Agile Methodologies, Android, Objective-C, Swift, Software Development, Agile Project Management, iOS development, XML, C, C++, Java, Python, Telecommunications, Software Design

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