CV Overview

Ralf Mengwasser
Major a.D., German Airforce
Born 05.01.1976
Düsseldorf, Germany

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09/2015-09/2017 Studies for a bachelor degree in “Game Programming”
Bundeswehr (SAE Institute Cologne)
Topics: Programming, Design, Middleware, Marketing, Project Management

08/2014-08/2015 PMP Project Management Course
Skillport, BFD
Topics: Project Management
Result: Certificate of acquired points

01/2008-03/2008 Staff Officer Qualification
Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr
Topics: Security/Defence Policy, Social Science, Leadership Training, Human Resources, Legal
Result: State Examination Rank 2 (Equivalent: Staff Officer Certification)

01/1997-09/1998 Aeronautical Flight Training
Naval Air Station Pensacola
Topics: Flight training, WSO/RIO training. Avionics, Aerodynamics, HMI, Cockpit resource management
Result: US Bachelor of Aeronautical Science (Equivalent)

09/1995-01/1997 Officers School
Officers School of the German Airforce
Topics: Leadership, Human Resource Management, Legal, Training Methodology, Military Strategy
Result: State Examination Rank 1 (Equivalent: Officer Certification)

1986-1995 Gymnasium Rückertstraße
Gymnasium (High school)
Specialization: Mathematics/History/English/Sports
Final result: Abitur 2.3


06/2017-Present > item Industrietechnik GmbH
Lead Developer Produktentwicklung (Solingen, Germany)

01/2013-06/2017 >
Owner/Software Designer/Developer (Düsseldorf, Germany)

01/2016-02/2017 > Kaasa Health
SCRUM Master/Software Designer/Lead Developer VR (Düsseldorf, Germany)

09/2015-02/2017 > Bundeswehr
BFD, Studium Game Programming (Cologne, Germany)

07/2012-09/2015 > TLP, NATO, Bundeswehr
CTO/Technical Manager Simulation (Albacete, Spain)
Air Combat Instructor

07/1995-07/2012 > Bundeswehr
Weapon System Officer F-4F Phantom (Rheine, Germany)
Weapon System Officer PA-200 Tornado (Schleswig, Germany)
Flight Safety Officer (Bavaria, Germany)
Flight Equipment Officer (Schleswig, Germany)
Survival specialist (South Africa, Norway, Germany)

01/2011-01/2013 > HQSoft
Owner/Game Designer/Developer (Schleswig, Germany)

Other Qualifications

Flying hours: 1500h on combat jet aircraft
Survival specialist:
Desert, Coastal, Sea, Polar, Combat survival training, expert for flight and combat survival equipment
Languages: German/English/Spanish (Basic)
Programming: C#/C++/PHP/LUA/VB/VBA/JAVA/Pascal/HTML/CSS/SQL
Certifications: Certified Unity Developer (2016)


Ballroom dancing, Online Games, Paintball, Kung Fu