Alex is an IT specialist with more than 14 years of experience as software developer and system administrator. He joined the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology of the University Hospital Essen in 2008 as a trainee to develop Business Intelligence Apps and provide support for their maintenance. From the very beginning of SHIP, Alex was part of the SHIP team and can be considered as one of the SHIP pioneers. Due to his experience, he has a wide range of competencies. He’s best described as a DevOps Engineer who ensures that SHIP runs, maintains the underlying infrastructure, and continuously develops SHIP apps and required interfaces.