elbstack is a software engineering & design company. We question, we advise, and we're excited to help your next project to succeed.
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Which services do we offer?
We offer software development and design as service. That's how we support you with the realisation of your projects - with individual employees or with a whole team. We love to work remotely, but we will work at your place, too.
We're excited to work with this technologies
Modern technologies amaze us. Whether blockchain, or artificial intelligence, or the newest web-technologies: We have a lot of fun using novel technologies up to their limit. We'd love to share this expertise and excitement with you!
About our company culture
We set out own standards, regarding company culture and work climate. A traditional 9 to 5 job in a grey office? Not here!
Salary negotiations are a thing of the past, for we have developed a fair, transparent and comprehensible salary system. Everyone earns as much, as he/she wants to work for our clients. Everyone can decide how much time is spent on own ideas, personal development and vacation.
We regularly work at different places. Of course, we see each other at our office in Hamburg, but to reinforce our team spirit, we have a retreat of at least two weeks a year, amongst various team events. At our retreat, we work, undisturbed from our daily routine, on our company culture and own ideas.
The work on own ideas is vital to us. It doesn't matter if this is about learning new technologies or developing new products. Here everyone can decide for themselves what to work on and how.
Whether at our Hamburg office, in a café or at home; Whether in the early morning or late at night; We believe, that everyone should work how he/she is the happiest. You're not living in Hamburg, but want to be at our Hamburg office and clients? No problem, you can stay at our company apartment.
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We're more than just a job!
Some of us have known each other since our studies. Others have come to appreciate each other in their early professional careers. We see ourselves not only as work colleagues but above all as friends.
After 10 years in fashion industry Annaelle was curious about new paths and packed with her economical background she quickly learned how to develop software. Every day since she is excited about the wide world of IT. She likes to compare the art of programming with some of her most beloved hobbies: cooking and crafting.
The current focus of his work are blockchains and cryptocurrencies. By building a Layer 1 crypto-platform he is knowledgable in distributed systems and cryptography. Overall he can look back on a total of 10 years experience in different technologies.
With his extensive background as a software engineer, Christian helps our customers to be successful, primarily as a project manager. As one of the CEOs at elbstack, he not only created our self-determined salary model, he is also continually working on the development of new digital business models.
From native apps to websites and backends, his repertoire includes numerous frameworks and technologies - a true full-stack genius. His understanding of structuring complex requirements into simple components and developing their solutions is second to none.
Dan's path into software development began when he wrote his first lines of Pascal code at the age of 11. Today he can look back on over 10 years of professional experience as full-stack and mobile developer. Due to his time in many startup projects, he can contribute more than just software to your project.
Dominic attaches immense importance to the well-being of his team. With his consistently positive nature, he does not only have a substantial positive impact on an interpersonal level: his extensive experience in the frontend and backend has also enabled him to play a very versatile role in various projects.
Immediately after graduating from high school, Filippa started an internship at elbstack, quickly found her way into software development and gained initial experience with React (Native) and Node.js. Filippa is now completing a dual course of study in business informatics at elbstack.
Finn started as a working student at elbstack and is now an integral part of the team. He feels at home in frontend development and always strives to create maximum user-friendly systems in cooperation with the project stakeholders.
At the age of 16 Frederik founded his first own company and started developing web-based software for schools. Since then he is engaged in application development and works together with our customers to redesign their business processes through digitalization.
Since his early days, Jan Christoph has been enthusiastic about different technologies without having any inhibitions to venture into new areas. In addition to his background in physics, Jan Christoph has built up extensive knowledge in software development and hardware design over the years.
Jason gained his first programming experience on an Amstrad CPC464 as a child in the early 90s. Since then, his passion and enthusiasm for software development and technology has grown in several areas. Today Jason can look back on more than eleven years of professional experience with several companies and in different industries. His focus was development and automation & operations - even before DevOps was officially a term.
Jonas is particularly enthusiastic about frontend technologies. Besides working as a software engineer, he is living his passion for entrepreneurship as founder of Die Psychotherapie App. Moreover, a perfectly balanced espresso makes his heart beat faster.
With over 10 years’ experience, Justin has developed digital products for both global and mid-sized businesses. He is result driven with enthusiasm and ambition for different technologies and has a knack for pushing boundaries. He tackles complex business logic with all challenges offered to him.
After working for several years in a typical company with a strict hierarchy and fixed working hours, Kathrin now, fortunately, looks after the well-being of the team. She is also responsible for all administrative tasks.
Leif is passionate about various technologies since his childhood and already worked on different software projects while studying mechanical engineering. After his time as a software developer in a startup he has now found his new home at elbstack.
After his professional change from Product Management to UX and Product Design, Lennart found his new home at elbstack. As co-founder of WeBurn, he also learned to appreciate frontend development.
Marcus has worked in several roles in the IT area for more than 25 years. He brings his experience to elbstack as COO to do everything to ensure that customers and employees feel comfortable with elbstack at all times. Marcus is a big friend of living organizations.
Martin has been involved with computer and internet technology since his youth. By now he has more than 10 years of experience as a professional software engineer with web technologies and C++. He can efficiently learn new languages and frameworks and places great importance on a well-structured, understandable and maintainable code base.
Mike already entered the IT industry at the end of the 90s. As one of the CEOs, he is not only enthusiastic about the further development of elbstack - he is also passionate about working on our IoT & Machine Learning project.
Before becoming a Software Engineer, Moritz worked as a tech writer and editor. Writing is still one of hobbies, but after getting a Computer Science degree, he eventually decided to make a living out of developing all kinds of software, ranging from low-level hardware to the web.
Sebastian has discovered his passion for entrepreneurship through his development as a persistent and versatile software engineer. In addition to his role as one of the CEOs of elbstack, it is therefore not surprising that he fully exploits his skillset for the development of further digital business models.
Sophie is passionate about building products that people love. At elbstack she leverages Frontend technologies to do just that. As a linguist, Sophie started her career in Communications and Marketing in the tech industry but she quickly realized that she wanted to build software herself rather than only market it — that was the spark that made her get into programming.
For more than ten years Stefan has been implementing complex user interfaces in the frontend with fun & precision. He is always at the forefront of trying out new tools and frameworks and testing them in practice.
Stefan has more than 12 years of experience as a software engineer. His desire to develop stable and reliable software is the reason for his affinity for automated testing and monitoring. Stefan is passionate about improving the current state of software as well as processes and methods.
Tobias has long had a soft spot for self-learning systems and automation. In his doctoral thesis, he dealt intensively with neural networks in the context of neurophysiological brain-computer interfaces. At elbstack, he is passionate about delivering the added value of artificial intelligence to projects.
After specialising in the fields of IoT & Digital Health, Valentin is now ready to start new adventures with elbstack. Besides coding, he also loves to design new applications, whether web or app. Without user-centered design and good usability, nothing works for him. By the way, baking Donauwelle is also part of his skill set.
You want to work with us?
We're offering software development and design as a service. That's how we can support your team, or bring our team for your project. We're working flexibly at your office or remote.