Hi! I'm Niko. I'm a full-stack software engineer in San Francisco. I'm passionate about sustainability, studied at the ETH in Switzerland (where I'm originally from), and surf whenever I'm not working on one of my projects.

Selected Work



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sunboxlabs

(Founder, Hardware)

+Self-install solar kits     +Supply chain     +Ecommerce w/ Hugo, Vercel, Paypal and custom affiliate program    

Launched from DIY solar blog post with 200,000 views on Medium: Initially an affiliate site, sunbox now directly sells and supports solar kits for apartments, and solar batteries for backup and on-the-go power.

Website Github on request



Atmos Financial

(Engineer, Full-Stack)

+Climate funding Neobank     +React Redux     +Node    

Built front-end from scratch over launch to full-featured banking web-app. Various 3rd party integrations and marketing interactions. Full test coverage. Contributed various functions and calculations to api.

Website Github on request



energylollipop

Energy Lollipop

(Co-Founder, Full-Stack)

+React Native App / React Browser Extension     +Node.js / Express.js backend     +PG&E data integration     +Postgres storage     +Running on Heroku    

Challenge: Simplify climate-change into a single number. See your office or home emissions and influence it in a real-time feedback loop with gamification elements.

Solution: Combining real-time data from the PG&E Smartmeter API and CAISO, we constructed a real-time figure for your personal or office emissions in a friendly form.

Website Github on request



Assemble

(Engineer, Full-Stack)

+Real-Time Collaboration for Meetings     +React.js / Typescript web app     +Node.js / Express.js backend     +Sockets.io     +Postgres store     +Running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk    

Challenge: Real-time collaboration for business meetings, this project was built from scratch. Solved all multi-user edge cases for this B2B Saas startup's MVP.

Solution: Using YJS to synchronize clients through "conflict-free replicated data types", customized to our purposes, we devised solutions to all edge cases in synchronous editing of documents and pulling structured data from them.

Website Github on request



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August 15, 2019
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