Branislav Jovanovic, Developer in Oslo, Norway
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Branislav Jovanovic

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Software Developer

Oslo, Norway
Toptal Member Since
June 14, 2019

Branislav is a highly-skilled, enthusiastic developer. He is hard-working, possesses extensive problem-solving skills, and loves implementing a general algorithmic approach. A team player with a can-do attitude, Branislav is interested in eCommerce and PHP in further connection with other services. He’s worked the full development lifecycle from identifying the client’s real needs to designing the systems architecture as well as implementation.



Preferred Environment

Git, PhpStorm

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a Magento payment module for the most famous payment app in Norway (used by more than 50% of the population).

Work Experience

Magento Back-end Developer

2013 - PRESENT
  • Planned the development process; this included the initial phase of identifying customers’ needs and designing systems architecture as well as the implementation of business critical solutions.
  • Developed various Magento extensions.
  • Imported, migrated, and implemented mass content updates from other platforms to Magento (the data included information about the customers, products, and sales).
  • Handled an advanced dataflow stock import with custom convert adapter models, email reporting, and a logging system.
  • Built a product attribute mass updater with patterns based on attribute codes of the product attribute set.
  • Connected Magento with other systems (ERP, CRM) using both REST and SOAP.
  • Implemented authentication using OAuth 1.0a authentication for third-party applications and used tokens for mobile applications.
  • Integrated third-party service APIs such as Facebook (login, sharing, comments, invitation, and more), Twitter (login, sharing, latest tweets, and more), LinkedIn (login), Google (login for Gmail and other non Google accounts, new public Google Analytics, and more).
  • Developed custom back-end related features such as product types, reports, indexers, and notifications.
  • Improved site performance and optimized Magento.
  • Implemented caching systems such as Varnish for third-party full-page caching.
  • Refactoring legacy code.
  • Participated in sprint planning and estimated tasks.
Technologies: MySQL, Symfony, Magento, PHP

Co-founder | CTO

2018 - 2019
Fast Solutions Commerce AS
  • Established development processes.
  • Designed the system architecture.
  • Developed a complete B2B out-of-the-box Magento solution.
  • Held educational workshops for the sales team and new Magento clients.
  • Recruited talented people.
Technologies: Magento, PHP

Embedded Software Engineer | Firmware Developer

2012 - 2013
  • Worked as a firmware developer for automatic vehicle location devices.
  • Maintained legacy code.
  • Tested apps.
  • Wrote documentation for devices.
  • Improved the code quality.
Technologies: C

Part-time Data Collection and Labeling Associate

2011 - 2012
Microsoft Development Center Serbia
  • Collected and labeled data samples used for training and testing algorithms for optical character recognition, document layout analysis and image analysis.
Technologies: Tools, Microsoft

Payment Module

I worked as part of the team that developed a Magento payment module for the most famous payment app in Norway (used by more than 50% of the population).

B2B Out-of-the-box Solution

I had a partnership with an accounting company and I provided a Magento OS B2B solution to many of their clients.

Solution Specifics:
• Integration between Magento and 24SevenOffice (ERP)
• Integration between Magento and an ongoing warehouse management system
• Theme
• Various customizations related to customer group dependant prices and discounts

Parking Service

I helped develop a Symfony-based web application that provided a parking service. I built an ordering system for reserving parking places and added management roles for managing different parts of the ordering system.

Intranet for a Governmental Office

I developed an intranet system for a governmental office in Symfony. I basically created a system for managing internal events for different stakeholders and added role management for administrators.

Django Web Server

I developed a REST API web server from scratch in Django that is used to serve iOS, Android, and web applications; also used OAuth 2, Celery, RabbitMQ, and Gunicorn.
2006 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Electronics

University of Belgrade, Faculty of Electrical Engineering - Belgrade, Serbia

2002 - 2006

High School Diploma in Programming, Mathematics, and Physics

Mathematical Grammar School - Belgrade, Serbia


M2 Associate Developer



REST APIs, Vue 2


PhpStorm, Mercurial, Jira, Git


Symfony, PHPUnit, Django, Laravel


DevOps, Object-oriented Design (OOD), Model View Controller (MVC), Model View ViewModel (MVVM), Scrum, Agile, Design Patterns, REST, Automated Testing


Java, Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C


Magento 1, Magento 2, Microsoft, Magento


MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB


Software Development, User Experience (UX), Embedded Software, Optimization, Performance, Tools

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