Ahmet Yavuz, Developer in Newbury, United Kingdom
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Ahmet Yavuz

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Software Developer

Location
Newbury, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
December 31, 2020

Ahmet is a senior software developer with over 15 years of experience, proficient in full-stack and front-end development. He's worked for leading companies like Vodafone, PepsiCo, and Abbot, as well as startups like VoCoVo. Ahmet is a problem solver with a can-do attitude, always ready to develop new solutions and offer another perspective. He has spent the last decade learning and using the latest software tools and patterns to build great apps.

Portfolio

Advertise Purple Inc
Full-stack, Node.js, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, eCommerce, Marketing, SQL
Vodafone UK
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Azure DevOps, Agile, CSS, HTML, MobX...
VoCoVo
Trello, Git, Scrum, Agile, CSS, HTML, Express.js, FeathersJS, MongoDB, Node.js...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Slack, Windows, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a communication software that allows supermarket staff across the UK to wirelessly communicate with their colleagues.

Work Experience

Full-stack Engineer

2024 - 2024
Advertise Purple Inc
  • Helped build a portal that allows users to see and control the impact of the advertising product on their business.
  • Used Jira and worked harmoniously with the team to deliver the project on time.
  • Maintained consistency and stability of the existing app throughout the engagement by employing a test-driven approach.
Technologies: Full-stack, Node.js, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, eCommerce, Marketing, SQL

Technical Team Lead

2020 - 2023
Vodafone UK
  • Developed a new portal for business customers that allowed easier marketing for products and services.
  • Collaborated within a multidisciplinary team with high efficiency.
  • Delivered a highly successful project, granting the client a competitive edge over their competitors.
  • Spotted deficiencies with a locally built tool and pushed back against using it in our team. The tool soon after was abandoned, saving our team a lot of time by avoiding it.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Azure DevOps, Agile, CSS, HTML, MobX, Node.js, React, JavaScript, Figma, Azure, Redis, Team Leadership, Technical Leadership, CI/CD Pipelines, AWS CloudFormation, APIs, API Development, Back-end, Front-end, HTML5, REST APIs, Front-end Development, ECMAScript (ES6), Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Asynchronous Programming, Web Development, Microservices, Code Review, Jest, Architecture, Web, Web App Development, Web UX, Web UI, Full-stack Development, Software Architecture, Data Architecture, UI Components, Design Systems, API Integration, Front-end Build Tools, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Terraform, Functional Programming, Responsive, Responsiveness, Unit Testing, DevOps, Web Applications, GitHub, Webpack, Mobile-first Design, Styled-components, Vite, Application State Management, Cloud, JSX

Senior Full-stack Developer

2019 - 2020
VoCoVo
  • Developed an app that allowed supermarket staff across the UK to talk with their colleagues via a push-to-talk headset wirelessly.
  • Delivered high-quality functional software with reporting capabilities, allowing the client to advertise the efficiency of their product, further increasing the startup's success.
  • Launched the project, allowing the startup client to hit Deloitte Tech Fast 50, a list of fastest-growing companies in the UK.
Technologies: Trello, Git, Scrum, Agile, CSS, HTML, Express.js, FeathersJS, MongoDB, Node.js, Docker, MQTT, GraphQL, Sagas, Redux, React, JavaScript, REST, APIs, API Development, Back-end, PostgreSQL, Full-stack, Front-end, HTML5, NoSQL, Front-end Development, ECMAScript (ES6), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Asynchronous Programming, Web Development, Startups, Code Review, Jest, Web, Web App Development, React Redux, Web UX, Web UI, Back-end Architecture, Full-stack Development, Software Architecture, Database Design, Data Architecture, UI Components, MERN Stack, API Integration, Front-end Build Tools, Terraform, Functional Programming, Test-driven Development (TDD), Responsive, Responsiveness, Python, Unit Testing, DevOps, Next.js, Data Visualization, Dashboards, Web Applications, GitHub, Webpack, Mapping, Mobile-first Design, Application State Management, Cloud, JSX

Senior Front-end Developer

2018 - 2019
Vodafone UK
  • Helped improve and uplift the Vodafone UK marketing website and CMS infrastructure.
  • Helped content managers quickly and efficiently push their latest marketing content to production via CMS-driven React components.
  • Achieved great success over high-traffic periods like Apple product launches in terms of performance and reliability.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Express.js, Node.js, Azure DevOps, Scrum, Agile, CSS, HTML, React, JavaScript, Azure, Redis, CI/CD Pipelines, AWS CloudFormation, MobX, APIs, Front-end, Material UI, HTML5, REST APIs, Front-end Development, ECMAScript (ES6), Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Asynchronous Programming, Web Development, Code Review, Jest, Web, Web App Development, Web UX, Web UI, UI Components, Design Systems, Front-end Build Tools, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Terraform, Functional Programming, Responsive, Responsiveness, Unit Testing, DevOps, Web Applications, GitHub, Webpack, Mobile-first Design, Styled-components, Application State Management, Cloud, JSX

Senior Full-stack Developer

2018 - 2018
Xn Leisure Systems, Ltd.
  • Contributed to the development of brand new management software used across the leisure centers in the UK.
  • Helped make the low-level architectural improvements of the project.
  • Released the product successfully, allowing the client to secure its place in the market.
Technologies: Azure DevOps, Entity Framework, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Bootstrap, jQuery, TypeScript, Web API, .NET, Agile, Scrum, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, Knockout (Knockout.js), C#, APIs, API Development, Back-end, Full-stack, Front-end, HTML5, REST APIs, Front-end Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Development, Code Review, Web, Web App Development, Web UX, Web UI, Back-end Architecture, Full-stack Development, Database Design, Data Architecture, UI Components, API Integration, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Responsive, Responsiveness, Unit Testing, Web Applications, Mapping, Microsoft SQL Server

Senior Front-end Developer

2017 - 2018
Beqom
  • Uplifted legacy UI elements into a modern React framework for this global HR product.
  • Fixed migration issues and challenges between a legacy and modern UI approach.
  • Improved stability and performance, making the product considerably better.
Technologies: Azure DevOps, Scrum, Agile, NHibernate, .NET, Ext JS, TypeScript, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), ASP.NET, APIs, Front-end, HTML5, Front-end Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Development, Code Review, Web, UI Components, Design Systems, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Responsive, Responsiveness, Web Applications, Microsoft SQL Server

Technical Team Lead

2015 - 2017
Promena
  • Led a team of software developers to build and maintain this online sourcing application.
  • Delivered a comprehensive solution for the client to manage source workflows, from creating online tenders to supply chain management.
  • Enabled the client to capture a significant portion of the local market and receive global recognition.
Technologies: Azure DevOps, Jira, Scrum, Agile, SQL, Entity Framework, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, jQuery, JavaScript, Web API, C#, .NET, ASP.NET, Firebase, Team Leadership, Technical Leadership, API Development, Back-end, Full-stack, Front-end, Front-end Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Code Review, Web, Material Design, Software Architecture, Database Design, Data Architecture, Google SEO, Web Applications, Microsoft SQL Server

Senior Full-stack Developer

2014 - 2015
Abbott Laboratories
  • Provided maintenance and improvements to the internal application built for managing partners joining tenders regarding the client's products.
  • Fixed issues with the legacy application not supporting modern browsers while maintaining backward compatibility.
  • Allowed the client's business to operate uninterrupted by the rapidly changing technology and user habits.
Technologies: SQL, Entity Framework, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C#, .NET, ASP.NET, Back-end, MySQL, Full-stack, Front-end, Front-end Development, Web, Back-end Architecture, Full-stack Development, Database Design, Data Architecture, Google SEO

Full-stack Developer

2013 - 2014
PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Developed and maintained the internal portal for financial management for the client.
  • Collaborated with multiple stakeholders with various requirements to develop the best possible software solution.
  • Built the app to allow seamless integration with other systems and easy management of the finances and budgets for multiple departments of the company's local branch.
Technologies: SQL, Entity Framework, HTML, JavaScript, C#, .NET, ASP.NET, Back-end, MySQL, Full-stack, DevExtreme, Front-end, Front-end Development, Linux, Web, Full-stack Development, Database Design, Data Architecture, Google SEO

VoCoVo Team Communication Software

http://vocovo.com
An IoT application and portal that allows supermarket personnel to communicate via a push-to-talk headset wirelessly. The project was a great success, allowing the startup client to hit Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 list and bring other awards and recognition.
2007 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Physics

Gebze Technical University - Gebze, Turkey

SEPTEMBER 2016 - PRESENT

MCSA: Web Applications

Microsoft

SEPTEMBER 2016 - PRESENT

MCSD: App Builder

Microsoft

JULY 2014 - PRESENT

MCPS: Microsoft Certified Professional

Microsoft

Libraries/APIs

Node.js, React, MobX, REST APIs, API Development, React Redux, Entity Framework, jQuery, Web API, DevExtreme

Tools

JSX, Git, Front-end Build Tools, GitHub, Jira, Slack, MQTT, Trello, Figma, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Webpack

Frameworks

Jest, Express.js, Bootstrap, ASP.NET, Redux, FeathersJS, Knockout (Knockout.js), .NET, Ext JS, NHibernate, Material UI, Next.js

Languages

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML5, ECMAScript (ES6), C#, GraphQL, SQL, Python

Paradigms

Responsive Web Design (RWD), Asynchronous Programming, Responsive, Unit Testing, Scrum, Agile, REST, Back-end Architecture, Database Design, Functional Programming, Azure DevOps, Microservices, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Test-driven Development (TDD), DevOps

Platforms

Web, Firebase, Azure, MacOS, Windows, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Linux

Storage

MongoDB, NoSQL, Redis, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Microsoft SQL Server

Industry Expertise

Marketing

Other

Technical Leadership, APIs, Back-end, Full-stack, Front-end, Front-end Development, Web Development, Code Review, Web App Development, Full-stack Development, UI Components, Design Systems, API Integration, Responsiveness, Web Applications, Mobile-first Design, Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Team Leadership, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Startups, Web UX, Web UI, Software Architecture, Data Architecture, MERN Stack, Mapping, Styled-components, Vite, Application State Management, Cloud, Applied Physics, Sagas, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), CI/CD Pipelines, Architecture, Material Design, Google SEO, Data Visualization, Dashboards, eCommerce

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