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Amar Šahinović

Amar Šahinović

Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Member since July 18, 2014
Amar is a full-stack web developer with over seven years of experience in Python and Django and over ten years of general coding experience. He is a passionate programmer, and has completed many successful projects.
Amar is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Lambda Labs
    Elixir, Phoenix, Python, Django, PostgreSQL
  • VOC-Solutions
    C#, MS SQL, Python, Django, Elixir, Phoenix, PostgreSQL
  • Freelance
    Python, Django, PostgreSQL, Celery, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Heroku...
Experience
  • Python, 7 years
  • Django, 7 years
  • Ruby, 3 years
  • Phoenix, 3 years
  • Elixir, 3 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 3 years
Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Linux, Vim, Git
The most amazing...
...thing I've developed is TipsterHood, a community-based sports prediction website.
Employment
  • Owner, Software developer
    2017 - PRESENT
    Lambda Labs
    • Integrated with Plume API and Google Maps services.
    • Built a pollution tracking app.
    Technologies: Elixir, Phoenix, Python, Django, PostgreSQL
  • Software Developer
    2015 - 2017
    VOC-Solutions
    • Maintained and developed new features for the company PCI DSS compliance software based on client requests and PCI DSS standard changes.
    • Developed a payment gateway proxy in Elixir and Phoenix.
    • Worked on other projects as part of our outsourcing work.
    • Developed several internal tools to improve our efficiency.
    • Developed a tool for managing PCI DSS questionnaires and their export for the PCI DSS system.
    Technologies: C#, MS SQL, Python, Django, Elixir, Phoenix, PostgreSQL
  • Django, Ruby on Rails, and PHP Developer
    2014 - 2015
    Freelance
    • Implemented a community-based sports prediction site as a personal project (currently under maintenance).
    • Co-founded and developed the discussion platform for a local community.
    • Created a B2B platform for the Portugal market.
    Technologies: Python, Django, PostgreSQL, Celery, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Heroku, ElasticSearch, PHP, CakePHP, MySQL
  • Ruby on Rails Developer
    2013 - 2014
    Starting Point
    • Developed an eCommerce platform with dynamic pricing.
    • Integrated payments using Authorize.Net.
    • Was the project co-founder.
    Technologies: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Heroku
  • Contractor
    2012 - 2013
    Area Real Estate
    • Developed a real-estate management application.
    • Created two sites powered by a single admin back-end and database.
    Technologies: Python, Django, PostgreSQL
  • Contractor
    2012 - 2013
    Government Institution
    • Created a document management system built with Django admin.
    Technologies: Python, Django, PostgreSQL
  • Contractor
    2010 - 2011
    Foreign Trade Chamber of BiH
    • Developed an Asterisk PBX billing report system.
    Technologies: PHP, Yii, MySQL
  • Contractor
    2010 - 2011
    BSO
    • Implemented a CRM system.
    • Created a predictive dialer.
    • Implemented various reports on agent efficiency.
    Technologies: PHP, CakePHP, MySQL
  • PHP Developer
    2009 - 2010
    Inservio
    • Fixed bugs and improved an existing marketplace for jewelry professionals.
    • Integrated full-text search using Sphinx.
    Technologies: PHP, CakePHP, MySQL, Sphinx
  • .NET Developer
    2008 - 2009
    NextVision
    • Maintained a CRM system for BIHAMK.
    • Developed new features and business reports.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server, Crystal Reports
Experience
  • Community-based sports prediction site (Development)

    I developed the community-based sports prediction site TipsterHood. This is a personal project currently under maintenance. Technologies used: Python, Django, Celery, PostgreSQL, Redis, and Linode for hosting.

  • eCommerce platform with dynamic pricing (Development)

    I was the co-founder and developer of the eCommerce platform STCKBay for local and global markets. The goal of the platform is to sell directly from wholesalers to consumers. Technologies used: Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, and Heroku for hosting.

  • Discussion platform (Development)

    I co-founded and developed the discussion platform 16kDnevno for a local community. It was developed using Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, and Heroku for hosting.

  • B2B platform (Development)

    Developed a B2B platform for the Portugal marketplace. Technologies used for development are CakePHP and MySQL.

Skills
  • Languages
    Python, Elixir, PHP, Ruby, C#
  • Frameworks
    Django, Phoenix, Ruby on Rails (RoR), CakePHP, Django REST Framework, Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation
  • Platforms
    Linux
  • Paradigms
    Procedural programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Test-driven Development (TDD), Object-oriented Design (OOD), Functional Programming
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery
  • Tools
    Mercurial, Git, Vim Text Editor, Ansible
  • Storage
    PostgreSQL, Memcached, MySQL, Redis
Education
  • Master of Electrical Engineering (MoEE) degree in Computer Science and Informatics
    2010 - 2012
    University of Sarajevo Faculty of Electrical Engineering - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Computer Science and Informatics
    2006 - 2010
    University of Sarajevo Faculty of Electrical Engineering - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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