Florin Godard

Computer Scientist, M.Sc.

Senior Software Developer, Helicon Technologies

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About Me

I am a Computer Scientist interested in Web Technologies, Computer Networks and IT Security.
I am a Consultant at Helicon Technologies. Previously, I worked at cyber:con, where I was tasked with project planning and conceptual design, and LS Retail in Iceland, where I worked on an e-commerce project.
I did my M.Sc. in Computer Science at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. During my studies, I worked as a Web Developer for nova GmbH.

Work Experience

Senior Software Developer, Helicon Technologies

Helicon Technologies is a consulting agency supporting customers in projects related to Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality.



Software Development Consultant, cyber:con GmbH

At cyber:con GmbH, I did project planning and conceptual design, mainly working on the website of one of the largest telecommunications providers in Germany.

Developer, LS Retail ehf.

LS Retail develops ERP systems and I was tasked with developing a module which connects these ERP system with the open source web shop Magento. I also supported customers in using this module.



Web Developer, nova GmbH

At nova GmbH, I did full stack development of customer facing websites both from scratch and using Drupal, Wordpress and Typo3. For these websites, I consultated with clients, and also did partly Key Account Management in one case. Also, we developed a PHP- and MySQL-based conference organization tool in a team.

Tutor, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität

For this introductory course for programming in Java, I held exercise classes, helped the students with their solutions, corrected them and also assisted the professor in grading of the exam.




As a compulsory paid community service worker, or Zivildienstleistender, in the radiology departments of a hospital, I took care of the patients during their examinations, assisted the radiographers, did telephone service, and managed the X-ray archives.


2013 - 2016 RWTH Aachen University, Germany
M.Sc. in Computer Science
Thesis: “Reliable Distributed Storage With Peer-To-Peer Networks“, Advisors: Prof. Wehrle, Prof. Di Francesco
Minor Subject: Physics
Practical course: IT Security
Lectures: IT Security, Internet Technology, Software Quality Assurance, Virtual Reality, and others
2015 - 2016 Aalto University, Finland
Abroad Stay
Work at the Distributed and Pervasive Systems research group with Prof. Mario Di Francesco
2009 - 2013 Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
B.Sc. in Computer Science
Thesis: “A Review of Noise Interference Models in Theoretical Computer Science“, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Schindelhauer
Minor Subject: Physics
Practical course: Game Programming and Project Management Using Scrum
Lectures: Foundations of Computer Science, Theoretical Computer Science, Distributed Storage, Computer Forensics, Artifical Intelligence, and others




  • German (native speaker)
  • English (fluently, C2)
  • French (advanced knowledge, B1)
  • Swedish (basic knowledge, A1)
  • Spanish (basic knowledge, A1)

Collaborative Tools

  • Git, Subversion, Bitbucket, GitHub, JIRA, Confluence
  • MediaWiki, Redmine
  • Slack, Microsoft Teams, Mailing Lists, Etherpad, IRC


  • Application: C/C++, C#, Python, Java
  • Web: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap
  • Tools: Docker, Ansible, Terraform, make
  • IDEs and Editors: Sublime Editor, JetBrains IDEs (PyCharm, IntelliJ IDEA, PHPStorm)
  • Other: Bash, LaTeX

Hobbies & Voluntary Work

  • Swimming, Cycling, Skiing, Kitesurfing
  • Reading, Movies, Card games
  • Travelling


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