Curriculum Vitae

Jiri Vondra
Zürich, Switzerland
Czech (EU)


July 2014 - present
Partner Technology Manager
Google Switzerland GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Interfaced directly with strategic partners and identified technology-driven strategies for customer success and operational efficiency.
  • Planned, designed, and deployed technical solutions leveraging Google technologies.
  • Performed implementation reviews, evangelized new product features and ensured the prompt and proper resolution of technical challenges.
  • Prepared technical support documentation and training for customer and product support teams.
  • Improved product feature offerings by providing partner feedback to Product Management and Engineering.
  • Conducted monetization/usage analysis, designed and built data processing and reporting pipelines.

Google cloud and data acquisition platforms, big data analytics, business intelligence, business analysis, project management

May 2007 - June 2014
Senior Developer / Technical Lead
Google Switzerland GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Analyzed system requirements and defined solution architectures.
  • Designed and developed web and database applications.
  • Acted as a technical lead responsible for technology training, technical program and project management.
  • Managed and coordinated development and integration work done by external vendors and partners.
  • Consulted on Google API and cloud product implementations.

HTML5, JavaScript, GWT, AJAX, XML, XSLT, Python, Java, NoSQL, Google APIs, Android, Google AppEngine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, Django, Linux

Apr 2002 - Apr 2007
Application Developer
HortResearch Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Analyzed system requirements and defined solution architectures.
  • Developed web and database applications.
  • Authored information architectures of corporate portals.
  • Designed and developed web interfaces for corporate websites.
  • Designed and administered databases.
  • Installed, configured and integrated corporate systems.

.NET, PHP, Perl, JavaScript, XML, XSLT, MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache, MS IIS, MS SharePoint, MS InfoPath, MS BizTalk, SAP NetWeaver, Linux

Jul 2000 - Aug 2001
Web Developer / Systems Analyst
Texas Army National Guard, Austin, TX, U.S.A.
  • Maintained web server, designed and developed web and multimedia content for public website.
  • Developed search interface for the intranet.
  • Participated in system analysis and database modeling of environmental management system.

HTML, JavaScript, ASP, Perl, Macromedia Flash, MS IIS, MS Index Server, MS Access, MS SQL Server, streaming media

Sep 2000 - Aug 2001
Web Developer / Database Architect
Digitall Music Inc, Austin, TX, U.S.A.
  • Developed database-driven web portal for a start-up dot-com company.
  • Provided solutions for web hosting and content management.
  • Participated in the design and administration of backend database.

HTML, JavaScript, ASP, MS SQL Server

Sep 1995 - Apr 2007
Freelance IT Consultant
  • Designed and developed static and dynamic websites for various clients.
  • Consulted on information architecture, usability, web technologies, web hosting and e-commerce solutions.

HTML, JavaScript, PHP, ColdFusion, MS Access, MySQL, Linux


Sep 1993 - Aug 1998
Bachelor of Business Administration
University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic


Sep 2006
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for Microsoft .NET
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, U.S.A.


  • HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, XML, XSLT, AJAX, Google APIs
  • ASP.NET, C#, T-SQL, InfoPath, Web Parts
  • Java, GWT, PHP, Python, Django
  • OOP, CASE, MSF, ORM, UML, Scrum
  • MS SQL Server, MS Access, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL
Operating Systems
  • MS Windows, Mac OS X, Unix, Linux
  • Apache
  • MS IIS
  • MS SharePoint
  • MS BizTalk
  • MS Index Server
  • MS Active Directory
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • Google Cloud platform
  • web and GUI design skills
  • usability, accessibility, cross-browser compatibility, mobile and search engine optimisation
  • systems analysis and database modeling
  • business process automation
  • systems integration
  • information architecture
  • cloud and mobile computing
  • network, web server and database administration experience
  • project management
  • big data analytics
  • business intelligence
  • nearshore and offshore outsourcing and vendor management
  • quality assurance
  • team leadership experience
  • multinational teamwork experience


Czech-native, English-fluent, German-intermediate, Russian-basic, French-basic


arts, graphics, design, architecture, music, movies, traveling, cycling, skiing

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