Patrick Züst, 25

Computer Science, ETH Zürich
Technical Consultant, ipt
Zurich, Switzerland

Not your average computer science nerd

Interested in databases, distributed systems and real word applications of technology. Studying computer science at ETH Zurich Strongly shaped by the time I spent in Silicon Valley as a journalist

Primarily working on web and blockchain projects at the moment, but looking forward to focus on other areas in the future. Make sure to swipe right reach out, if you think we could be a match.

Technical Skills

Most experience

Java, C/C++, Python, Javascript, React, Node, PostgreSQL, HTML/CSS, Docker

Some experience

Haskell, Solidity, Swift, Ocaml, Verilog, R, MongoDB, TensorFlow, GCP

Working on

Cloud Architecture, TypeScript, Go, Firebase


ETH Zurich

BSc Computer Science2018 - 2021#6 QS World University Ranking
Math-heavy, selective undergraduate program that focuses on the fundamentals of computer science.
Primary programming languages: Java, C/C++, PythonIndividual projects: Analyzing and Preventing Sandwich Attacks in Ethereum (Bachelor Thesis); Creation of a scheduler for latency-sensitive batch applications on Google Cloud Platform; Implementing a system to verify safety properties of a given program; Using machine learning for image recognition and risk analysis; Development of a simple compiler; Analysis of Spanner - Google's globally distributed database; Drafting a business innovation concept for a large Swiss chocolate producer; Prototype of a blockchain application in collaboration with the WWF; Simulation of the TCP/IP protocol

Programming Projects

Sandwich Attacks in Ethereum

2021 | AcademiaAnalyzed the impact and frequency of sandwich attacks in Ethereum, and developed a tool to prevent these attacks by using ideal order splits. (Bachelor Thesis)Python, Go, Javascript, HTML/CSSToolReport

Various Course Projects

2018-21 | AcademiaMultitude of projects in the domains of cloud computing, machine learning, software engineering, database management, compiler design, blockchain, and network simulation.Java, C/C++, Python, PostgreSQL, Ocaml

Working Student, Ringier

2020 | WorkConceptualized, implemented and tested several frontend components that are now used on - the largest media brand in Switzerland. Additionally planned and programmed a prototype for a new Apple Watch application.Node, React, HTML/CSS, SwiftUI


2020 | PersonalBig-Data result service for the Swiss Table Tennis League. Still in development.Node, React, PostgreSQL, HTML/CSS


2020 | Personal Finalist, #CodeVSCovid19 Hackathon
Responsive map that illustrates how the Corona virus spread over time and provides daily news articles and country-specific data for context. Collaboration with Jonas Spieler.D3.js, Node, HTML/SCSSBeta-VersionGithub


2019 | WorkPassword-protected video platform that serves as an art/rememberance project.jQuery, HTML/CSS


2019 | Personal 2nd place, Betherworld Hackathon
Ethereum-powered Ðapp that allows for impactful donations with a money back guarantee, decentralized storage of sensor data and active citizen participation. Collaboration with several other developers.Solidity, Node, React, HTML/CSSGithub

Plant Analysis, WSL

2015-2016 | WorkA research project conducted at WSL Birmensdorf that examines the lignification of plants. Independently developed scripts to analyze hundreds of double-stained cross-sections and process the respective data.ImageJ, R, ExcelGithub


2014-2015 | Personal 2nd place, Rotary Price
Nominee, Beste Aargauer Maturitätsarbeit
A digital pinboard system for Swiss highschool students, which includes functionalities to post promoted content. Includeded concept, design, development and marketing.PHP, MySQL, Javascript, HTML/CSS