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TrustedHousesitters.com

TrustedHousesitters.com

4 years 9 months

TrustedHousesitters launched in 2010 with a simple mission: to keep pets happy and safe in their own homes. It is a house and pet sitting platform for people to look after pets in exchange for a place to stay. Since its launch, the platform has quickly grown into an incredible global community of pet lovers and travellers.

Accomplishments

  • Build an award-winning TrustedHousesitters mobile app
  • Lead the development of TrustedHousesitters website
  • Planned and supervised development of the core infrastructure
  • Developed media management service
  • Improved search algorithm and reduced page load by 40%
  • Principal Engineer & App and Web Engineering Lead

    Aug 18 - Present1 years 1 months

    Brighton, UK

    Responsibilities

    • Leading mobile and web development teams
    • Design, develop and tests highly complex new software products and maintain existing software
    • Develop plans and establish guidelines for overall platform performance improvement
    • Providing technical support and assistance to the Engineering Managers
    • Manage internal and 3rd party service providers
    • Design and develop process flows and methodologies for continuous improvement
    • Provide support to other engineering functions during development and production
    • Provide technical leadership to product development teams to ensure they foresee risks and identify actions to prevent them throughout the development cycle
    • Work with the Project managers to develop an overall schedule. Manage time and task within the schedule
    • Identify internal and external resources required to support the product development
    • Work with department managers to ensure that the right resources are assigned to the project

    Accomplishments

    • Lead the development of TrustedHousesitters website

    Stack

    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Objective-C
    • Swift
    • Java
    • Kotlin
    • AWS
    • Docker
    • MySQL
    • Node.js
    • Redis
    • Ruby
    • Redshift
    • Elasticsearch
    • Docker
    • CI
    • Bash
    • Nginx
    • Linux
    • React Native
    • ReactJS
    • Django
  • Lead Engineer

    Dec 14 - Aug 183 years 9 months

    Brighton, UK

    Responsibilities

    • Lead a team of crossfunctional web and app developers
    • Manage the Scrum process with the coordination of Scrum team in Agile methodology
    • Working on a product through its complete product life-cycle, including design, development, and sustaining phases
    • Develop and manage the core infrastructure
    • Manage and perform product engineering activities under product development process guidelines
    • Assisting Project Management teams in estimating and delivery planning
    • Provide technical guidance in planning and executing assigned projects.
    • Responsible for continuous delivery and deployment.
    • Guide and mentor junior System Engineers

    Accomplishments

    • Build an award winning TrustedHousesitters mobile app
    • Planned and supervised development of the core infrastructure
    • Developed a Distributed task queue system.
    • Developed media management service for photos, videos, and other documents.
    • Designed a Microservices architecture with containers.
    • Build tools for Build automation, CI/CD

    Stack

    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Objective-C
    • Java
    • AWS
    • Docker
    • MySQL
    • PostgreSQL
    • Node.js
    • Redis
    • Redshift
    • Elasticsearch
    • Memcached
    • Docker
    • CI
    • Bash
    • Go
    • Nginx
    • Linux
    • React Native
    • ReactJS
    • Django