Mikhail Smolin

Consultant at EXXETA AG

Stuttgart, Germany Automotive Security | Consulting | Software Engineering Previous: Automotive Security Researcher at EXXETA AG Education: Stuttgart Media University, MSc


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  • German Native speaker
  • Russian Very good command (CEFR: B2)
  • English Effective operational proficiency (CEFR: C1)

About Me

Computer Science (MSc) graduate pushing several years of international project experience. Having a background in automotive security as well as leading Software engineering, I'm highly committed to end-to-end project development; from creating requirements and interfaces to the coordination of agile Software development and validation tasks. I have an analytical, result-driven mindset and I am very passionate about innovative IT projects. Not only I am a dedicated team player who is committed to achieving outstanding work results but also I'm fascinated by research and innovation where I have a great interest in expanding my knowledge as well as experiencing new professional and personal challenges.

Keywords: Automotive Security, Project and Product Management, Scrum, Machine Learning, Data Science, Software Testing, UI/UX, Agile Methodologies, Web Development, Architecture Design, MATLAB, Python, JavaScript, R


From Feb. 2017 To Present

EXXETA AG Consultancy Homepage Stuttgart, Germany


Leading agile Software development according to Scrum, full-stack Web development, and with regard to technical coordination of challenges and solutions, I am also responsible for interpersonal communication with lead customers so that our outcome meets the product requirements. Ranging from connected car, mobility, finance and embedded automotive systems, I am involved in a variety of projects for major automotive OEMs. I have worked on Java EE backends as well as with frontend technologies such as JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML5, CSS, NodeJS using client-side frameworks being React, AngularJS, Dojo and Django.

I also

  • mentor working students, new colleagues and project members.
  • have established reproducible research principles in our projects (codified in project templates).
  • developed reusable Web components to efficiently adapt major company's UX principles across projects.
  • implemented RESTful API architectures and Web services using Swagger.
  • created Grunt scripts to ensure a consistent development setup which codifies best practices.

From Mar. 2016 To Jan. 2017

EXXETA AG Consultancy Homepage Stuttgart, Germany

Automotive Security Researcher

Big Data research in the field of automotive cyber security with Python, GNU Octave, scikit-learn, keras, TensorFlow and MATLAB. I built a novel vehicular intrusion detection system using a deep neural network. The parameters building the neural network structure are trained with probability-based feature vectors that are extracted from controller area network packets.

From Apr. 2014 To Oct. 2014

TWT GmbH Consultancy Homepage Stuttgart, Germany

Working Student

I configured, deployed and supported client-server systems such as Windows, macOS and Linux. My work also included network management, shell script programming and Tier II technical support. I also translated business requirements into suitable technical solutions.

From Oct. 2012 To Aug. 2013

Robert Bosch GmbH Automotive Electronics Homepage Ansbach, Germany

Bachelor Student

Software development to graphically modeling ESP control module test sequences. Duties involved Java programming, test automation design in LabView, data analysis in MATLAB and creation of technical documentations.

From Oct. 2010 To Sept. 2012

Faculty of Engineering of Ansbach University Homepage Ansbach, Germany

Tutor in Statistics and Mathematics

Volunteering as a tutor and graduate assistant, I achieved strong interpersonal communication and listening expertise to explain concepts in a multitude of ways. Being also part of the University’s photography and table tennis team has helped me broaden my cultural knowledge and the ability to work effectively with other people.





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