About Me

Greetings! I am Johannes Kühnel,
an experienced Software Development Lead with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in various technologies, frameworks and tools surrounding the development of Web Applications and Backend Architectures. Software Engineering professional with a degree in Computer Science from Technische Universität Graz.

Language Skills

English, Full professional proficiency
German, Native proficiency

Technology Stack & Skills

HTML5/CSS3 Node.js JavaScript TypeScript PHP Java MySQL Postgres MSSQL Wordpress Vue.js Angular AngularJS Git Docker Jenkins AWS REST APIs OpenAPI Express.js Chatbots Windows Linux macOS

Other Skills

Project Lead SCRUM CI / CD e-Commerce


Senior Software Engineer, StatsPerform, Graz, AT

Apr 2020 — present

Frontend and Fullstack development.

Backend Developer, CodeFlügel, Graz, AT

Apr 2019 — Mar 2020

Design and development of REST APIs (Node.js, Swagger / OpenAPI), Continuous Integrations / Delivery, deployments and project lead.

Fullstack Developer, CodeFlügel, Graz, AT

May 2016 — Mar 2019

Design and development of web apps (JavaScript, AngularJS & Angular), backends (Node.js & PHP), online shops (xtCommerce, Magento & WooCommerce), chatbots and project lead.

Freelancer, Graz, AT

Apr 2015 — Apr 2016

Contract work in Web Development (Fullstack, JavaScript & Wordpress).

Android Developer / Holiday Work, Joanneum Research, Graz, AT

Aug 2014 — Sep 2014

Holiday Work, where I developed a scavenger hunt Android app with Geofencing and Augmented Reality as well as a food database application.

Internship, Solidarität (ÖGB), Vienna

Aug 2009 — Sep 2009

Holiday Work, UPC Austria, Klagenfurt
Holiday Work, AddIT, Klagenfurt

2008 — 2009

Editor, Gamers.at / NEXTGEN.at / Gamesfire.at

Nov 2007 — Dec 2008


Master of Science, CS

2015 — 2020

Master of Science in Computer Science at the University of Technology Graz in Austria. Focus on Multimedia Information Systems and Pervasive Computing (IoT).

Master’s Thesis about "Chatbots for Brand Representation in Comparison with Traditional Websites".

Bachelor of Science, CS

2010 — 2015

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at the University of Technology Graz in Austria.

Open Source contributions to catrobat.org. Implementation of Near Field Communication (NFC) for the Android app.

Basic Military Service

2009 — 2010

Jägerbataillon 25, Khevenhüller-Kaserne Klagenfurt
Goiginger-Kaserne, Bleiburg

HTL Matura

2004 — 2009

Matura at HTBL Mössingerstraße in Klagenfurt, Austria. Specialization in Electronic Engineering paired with Information Technology and Internet Engineering.