If you're looking for an experienced Python developer, knowledgeable in low-level topics, security and scalable web development, then drop me an e-mail at dash@wind.garden. Over the last 9 years I've built products from the ground-up, maintained them, did dev-ops, production monitoring, team management, mentoring for my colleagues and have led multiple interviews with new candidates.

Experience (full time positions and contracts):

Motoinsight

E-commerce platforms for luxury car brands and dealers

  • Full-stack engineer (2020-09-01 – now)

    Participation in a company-wide effort to merge similar projects for different OEMs under the wings of a shared library. Triaging. Holding interviews for candidates.

    • Python 3.9
    • Django
    • VueJS
    • Postgres
    • Sentry
    • Squash
    • Docker
    • CI
    • LogDNA
    • GitHub
    • Travis
    • git
  • Team lead (2020-04-01 – 2020-09-01)

    An experiment to see if I would like a career in management. Leading a team of 4 to continuously maintain 8 projects for 5 clients. Coordinating work between Delivery, Product and Q&A teams; code reviews, solving architectural problems, keeping an eye on the team OKRs. Thanks to this, I found out that I enjoy technical challenges more and went back to coding.

  • Full-stack engineer (2019-05-01 – 2020-03-31)

    Maintenance of 5 existing projects, delivery of new features. Complete ownership of the code behind one of the projects. Achieving a bug-free backlog in another. Best code review presence in the entire company.

    • Python 2.7
    • Python 3.5
    • Django
    • JQuery
    • VueJS
    • Postgres
    • Squash
    • Docker
    • CI
    • LogDNA
    • GitHub
    • Travis
    • git

Bridgemaker

Small-size software house

  • Full-stack engineer (2020-08-01 – 2021-02-14)

    Launch of a new project for coordinating car fleets in Germany.

    • Python 3.8
    • GraphQL
    • Graphene
    • Django
    • MongoDB
    • Postgres
    • What3Words
    • Docker
    • CI
    • GitLab
    • Travis
    • git

Qualio

Quality management for medical industry

  • Full-stack engineer (2019-10-01 – 2020-03-27)

    Maintenance of an existing project. Launching a new major product feature. Improving software development process across the board – advocating code linters, code reviews and improvements to CI. Introducing Docker.

    • Python 3.6
    • Pyramid
    • SQLAlchemy
    • SQL
    • Postgres
    • Elasticsearch
    • Docker
    • GitLab
    • CI
    • git

STX Next

Mid-size software house

  • Senior+ software engineer (2021-01-01 – 2021-08-31)

    After the previous project had ended, solo maintenance of numerous short-lived Python projects for various customers. Holding interviews for candidates.

  • Senior+ technical team lead (2019-11-01 – 2021-01-01)

    Maintenance and ownership of existing projects for one of the company's oldest clients in the food industry. Leading a team of 2 to 7 (the size was changing over time according to the client's budget). Leading discussions with the client. Leading a complex migration project from LDAP to a relational DB that involved the entire codebase of the client.

    • Python 3.8
    • Django REST Framework
    • OpenLDAP
    • OAuth
    • Redis
    • Postgres
    • Angular 7
    • React
    • Docker
    • CI
    • Jenkins
    • GitHub
    • git
  • Senior full-stack engineer (2019-04-01 – 2019-10-31)

    Maintenance and ownership of existing projects for one of the company's oldest clients in the food industry. Leading discussions with the client.

    • Python 3.7
    • Django REST Framework
    • OpenLDAP
    • OAuth
    • Redis
    • Postgres
    • Angular 7
    • React
    • Docker
    • CI
    • Jenkins
    • GitHub
    • git
  • Regular+ full-stack engineer (2018-04-01 – 2019-03-31)

    Maintenance of existing projects for one of the company's oldest clients in the food industry. Porting the codebase from Python 2 to Python 3. Introducing Docker.

    • Python 2
    • Django REST Framework
    • OpenLDAP
    • OAuth
    • Redis
    • Postgres
    • AngularJS
    • React
    • Docker
    • CI
    • Jenkins
    • GitHub
    • git

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Military and intelligence company

  • Software engineer (2018-02-01 – 2018-03-15)

    Brief role as a C# software engineer on a network surveillance toolkit. Quick termination because of misaligned expectations.

Capgemini Polska sp. z o.o.

Large software house

  • Software developer (2017-05-01 – 2018-01-31)

    Benched for the most time because of internal situation at the company. Developing company's internal software in C#. Later on, a brief role as a Guidewire/Gosu developer.

Forcom sp. z o.o.

Solutions for large retail networks

  • C#/.NET developer (2013-01-01 – 2017-04-30)

    Maintenance and development of new features for back office desktop client. Later on, work on a central system that communicates with back offices across the entire retail network.

    • C#
    • Silverlight
    • WPF
    • Spring.NET
    • NHibernate
    • Oracle
    • Postgres
    • Cassandra
    • Python
    • CI
    • TeamCity
    • Mercurial
    • git

Gammanet sp. z o.o.

Tiny private company

  • PHP developer (2012-03-01 – 2013-02-28)

    Work on various education themed web apps, including one application launch.

    • PHP
    • Zend
    • Javascript
    • CSS
    • HTML
    • Google APIs
    • svn.