Resume

WORK HISTORY

Jan 2019

Lead Software Engineer

Schindler Digital Group AG, Berlin

Leading engineering projects

Feb 2017 – Dec 2018

Tech Lead

SpringerNature, Berlin

Main responsibilities included:

  • Leading the dev team
  • Architecting web software solutions
  • Serve as a single point of contact for PO & PM
  • Tech planning
  • Coaching
  • Help recruiting new devs by conducting interviews and evaluating technical challenge solutions
  • Development of web applications and APIs using Ruby on Rails and Kotlin programming languages
  • Development of web applications and APIs using Ruby on Rails and Kotlin/Http4k/SpringBoot
  • Implementing search using Elasticsearch

Nov 2015 – Jan 2017

Senior Engineer

BCG Digital Ventures, Berlin

Engineering of web applications and APIs using Ruby on Rails and Sinatra frameworks. Responsibilities included developing microservices for:

  • Billing and invoicing
  • Processing credit card payments

Jun 2014 – Oct 2015

Software Architect

Protax2 – Ministry of Finance, Republic of Kosovo

  • Co-architect the Property Tax System in Kosovo
  • Develop the system in coordination with other developers and requirements team
  • Work with Scrum

Oct 2013 – Oct 2015

Course Instructor

American University in Kosovo – Training and Development Institute

Teaching courses

    • Java fundamentals
    • Front End Web development using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
    • Back End Web development using PHP and MySQL
    • Microsoft developer curriculum

Jan 2009 – Oct 2015

Freelance developer

ACWEB

Developing software applications for various clients. Notable projects

    • Bulk SMS delivery web application
    • Student Management web application
    • Exam Management web application
    • Accounting software application
    • Creation of several web sites
    • Development of several mobile applications (iOS/Android)
    • Consultancy services to various institutions and companies

May 2006 – Jun 2014

Software Developer

Raiffeisen Bank Kosovo J.S.C.

I have been part of the web application development team. My assignment here was to design, develop, and implement the loan processing application, which covered the whole lending process.

Oct 2009 – Sep 2013

Lecturer

University for Business and Technology (UBT), Kosovo

Lecturing following subjects:

    • Web Engineering
    • Web applications & E-technology
    • IT Security
    • Web programming
    • Object Oriented Programming

EDUCATION

2010

Master of Science in Distributed Data Management

University of Hartfordshire, UK

During postgraduate studies in UH, I have had the opportunity to study advanced level courses on Web services, Advanced databases, Secure systems development, Measures and models in software engineering, and Mobile Standards, Interfaces and Applications. The master’s thesis was a research about the impact of Web Service Orchestration in Service Oriented Software Engineering. I have developed a Visual IDE which allowed users to compose web service orchestrations without seeing the code.

Graduated with distinction.

2006

BSc of Computer Science

University of Prishtina, Kosovo

My undergraduate studies were mainly focused on computer science and programming. I graduated with a research project studying the use of digital certifications by Secure Electronic Transactions (SET) protocol developed by Visa and MasterCard.

Certifications

2014

Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

Microsoft Corporation

Certified trainer for Microsoft .Net web development stack

2014

Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD): Web applications

Microsoft Corporation

Developing full stack web application solutions using Microsoft .Net platform

2014

Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

Microsoft Corporation

Accessing data on premise or on cloud using Web Services and Azure

2014

Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Microsoft Corporation

Developing web application using Microsoft .NET, ASP.NET MVC 4, and C# programming language

2012

Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Specialist

Microsoft Corporation

Creating web sites/web applications using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

2011

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) – Accessing Data with Microsoft Framework 4.0 (ADO.NET 4.0)

Microsoft Corporation

Accessing Data using Microsoft .NET 4.0 and C# programming language using ADO.NET, Entity Framework and WCF Data Services

2011

MicrosoftCertified Technology Specialist (MCTS) – Web Applications Development with Microsoft .net Framework 4.0 (ASP.NET 4.0)

Microsoft Corporation

Developing web application using Microsoft .NET, ASP.NET Web Forms, and C# programming language

2009

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) – Application Development Fundamentals – C#

Microsoft Corporation

Programming with Microsoft .Net and C# programming language

2008

Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)

Sun Microsystems

Programming with Java programming language

Awards

Best employee in cost effectivenessRaiffeisen Bank Kosovo J.S.C.

In 2009, I was chosen best employee in cost effectiveness as a result of my efforts on cutting costs using process improvements