Dominik Dario Dabrowski

Entrepreneur, Engineer & Trader

Work Experience

Independent Trader

Jan, 2017 - Current
  • Developed a trading infrastructure and backtesting engine for cryptocurrencies and traditional securities
  • Built cryptocurrency bull & bear cycle timers, coin selection factors and mechanisms by which to diversity in an already extremely correlated asset class
  • Achieved a 3000% return on equity in the first 12 months of trading @ eBay

Contractor / Frontend Engineer

Dec, 2016 - Mar, 2017
  • Helped build the next "Wikipedia for cars", one of 2 big projects for 2017 to increase's ~€40 billion/year car sales.
  • 1 of 2 front-end developers writing isomorphic React.js, running on the client and on Node.js .
  • Implemented React.js components to help customers compare and contrast 1500 car models across 100 car manufacturers.

Belkin (via Onyx Agency)

Contractor / Full-stack Engineer

Sep, 2016 - Oct, 2016
  • Hired on by Onyx Agency to launch Belkin's new product "Phyn", an IoT device to help users save water.
  • Joined to take over React.js front-end development.
  • Worked closely with product owner, back-end developer and designer to launch the product within the 6-week timeframe.



Dec, 2015 - Mar, 2016
  • Built out a React.JS-based front-end to query the index spanning ~100,000 documents with 99% of queries being processed under 30ms.
  • Built distributed pipeline to text-process jobs, extract salary numbers, job location & key skills and detect duplicate jobs through hierarchical clustering.
  • Packaged Foursquare's twofishes geocoder with Docker and released the only free & ready-to-use geocoding package on the internet.


Contractor / Full-stack Engineer

Mar, 2015 - Nov, 2015
  • Developed the central planning tool (React.JS) used to coordinate more than 1 million € worth of heating installations across Germany every month.
  • Developed mobile-first time-tracking tool in Django that Thermondo's 100+ craftsmen use to track their billable hours and from which payroll is calculated.
  • Worked together with CEO, CTO, developers, and product owners to define & iterate on features.


Employee / Full-stack Engineer

Jul, 2013 - Jun, 2014
  • Developed World Cup Widgets to earn the startup's first revenues.
  • Developed v2 of the customer-facing API, devising the code architecture to handle feature deprecation, updates of iOS & Android clients and database consistency issues.



Jan, 2011 - Apr, 2012
  • Worked as a freelancer with clients in the affiliate marketing space.
  • Developed a customised A/B testing framework in Python (Flask) and devised new ads & copy to increase conversion rates from 4.3% to 12.6%, raising monthly profits from $8,800 to $42,600.
  • Developed an ad-uploading API in order to automate the creation of ad campaigns, tracking up to 8 demographic targeting criteria raising the client's ROIs from 80% to 300%.

Konsolen Kaiser


Jul, 2009 - Dec, 2011
  • Founded the business focussing on the then wide-spread "Ring of Death" error of the Xbox 360 gaming console during final year of high school.
  • Built the company website, wrote copy, managed ad campaigns and repaired more than 2,000 Xbox 360 consoles.


FH Technikum Wien

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

Sep, 2010 - Apr, 2011

Dropped out of university in Vienna in order to move to London to begin working in software startups (electing the school of life over academia).

AKG Wien


Sep, 2002 - Sep, 2010

Graduated high school in Vienna with "ausgezeichneter Erfolg" (unweighted GPA equivalent of 3.6).


Recurse Center


Jun, 2012 - Sep, 2012
  • Among 50 of 1,000 applicants selected to come to NYC and take part in the 3

month program to work together on open-­source software, focusing specifically on software architecture & design.

  • Held short talks on Python best practises and pair-programmed with junior developers.
  • Imagy: Unix file-­daemon that watches the file system to apply lossless optimisation to images when they get created / modified.
  • RewindHN: API + web app that builds up a historical database of the Hacker News front page, letting users explore past stories.



Dec, 2011 - Jun, 2012
  • Built web app that records StarCraft 2 live streams, applying image analysis to extract meta-data & separate into chapters.
  • Automated back-end that recorded video & chat from and, processed video streams, extracted features, split videos into relevant chapters and automated uploads to YouTube.
  • Introduced chatlog recording & video sync. Launched to a massive reception on reddit. introduced the feature 3.5 years later.


  • Python
  • Node.js
  • React.js
  • Backbone.js
  • Redux
  • Immutable.js
  • Isomorphic JS
  • Django REST Framework
  • Javascript
  • JQuery
  • Flask
  • Lxml
  • Socket.IO
  • Webpack
  • CSS Modules
  • Gulp
  • Docker
  • AWS
  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Django
  • Py.test
  • Fabric
  • Travis
  • Babel
  • MongoDB
  • Celery
  • SQLAlchemy
  • Git
  • Less
  • Sass
  • Nginx
  • uWSGI
  • Selenium
  • Scrapy
  • Jest
  • Mocha
  • Gunicorn