Damir Arnautovic, Developer in Split, Croatia
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Damir Arnautovic

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Software Developer

Split, Croatia
Toptal Member Since
October 2, 2014

Damir is a highly motivated software engineer who is interested in developing scalable, maintainable, and bug-free web applications. He has experience and skills in the development of efficient back-end services and web applications and a strong understanding of software architectures and design patterns. He enjoys working in creative teams and learning about new technologies.


Redis, Symfony 2, PHP, Google Closure, Express.js, Node.js, JavaScript...
JasperReports, Specs, PostgreSQL, Spring, Play Framework, Java, Scala
RabbitMQ, Memcached, JUnit, MySQL, MongoDB, Spring, Scala, Java




Preferred Environment

Git, Eclipse, Sublime Text, IntelliJ IDEA, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've done is to create a variety of modules for a core microfinance SaaS system.

Work Experience

Senior Software Engineer

2014 - 2016
  • Created and maintained front-end and back-end components for managing Facebook and Twitter Ads.
  • Integrated and developed Facebook Ads metrics and monitored a social media analytics web app.
  • Developed front-end UI components to support a multi-device cross platform web app.
  • Handled unit and integration testing of back-end components.
  • Made extensive usage of the Facebook Ads API for metrics aggregation purposes.
Technologies: Redis, Symfony 2, PHP, Google Closure, Express.js, Node.js, JavaScript, CoffeeScript

Software Developer

2013 - 2014
  • Worked on developing modules for Instafin, a core microfinance SaaS system.
  • Developed back-end APIs to support the Instafin application using the Scala and Play frameworks.
  • Handled release cycles as release engineer (tracked Git branches, prepared production pushes, organized release cycles, and checked repository health and reverse merging).
  • Created front-end template parts using the Play framework template engine, Bootstrap, jQuery, and JavaScript.
  • Collaborated with the system architecture discussion teams that discussed various possible architectural improvements and ideas.
Technologies: JasperReports, Specs, PostgreSQL, Spring, Play Framework, Java, Scala

Software Engineer

2012 - 2013
  • Worked on an Ebay Lifestyle deals project allowing third-parties to list offers, deals, and coupons on eBay, as well as manage purchasing and transactions made on the eBay site.
  • Developed support for aggregating offers from multiple providers (Entertainment, Signpost, Zozi, Crowd Savings, Living Social, Juice in the City, and more).
  • Was part of the "exception hunting team" in charge of checking all services using app health tools.
  • Allowed multiple providers to list their offers on eBay.
  • Developed an addition to the assertion library enabling evaluation.
Technologies: RabbitMQ, Memcached, JUnit, MySQL, MongoDB, Spring, Scala, Java

Junior Software Engineer

2011 - 2012
  • Created software unit tests using JUnit.
  • Developed data importing adapters for third party feed providers using Jackson (JSON) and JAXP (StAX).
  • Created and unit tested an assertion library that was used throughout projects at Where.
  • Handled bug discovery and fixes.
  • Refactored services alongside my senior colleagues.

Student Co-op

2009 - 2010
Sunce mikrosustavi
  • Adopted and installed an OpenBravo POS solution.
  • Installed and set up Asterisk for clients.
  • Adopted and maintained web sites using Drupal and PHP.
  • Handled simple network installation and debugging.
  • Tested, installed, and configured a Linux video camera security and surveillance solution (ZoneMinder).
Technologies: PHP, Drupal, Asterisk, Java, Openbravo

Simple Application Licence Service

A simple web app that enables issuing of licenses for end-developer applications using simple asymmetric cryptography.

Simple VST parametric equalizer

A parametric equalizer developed as a VST plugin (C++). The plugin was developed with and without the provided interface.
2012 - 2014

Master's Degree in Computer Science

Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (FESB) - Split, Croatia

2007 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (FESB) - Split, Croatia


Node.js, Facebook Ads API, Underscore.js, JasperReports, Google Closure, Jackson, jQuery, eBay API


Microsoft Word, Jira, RabbitMQ, Asterisk, IntelliJ IDEA, Sublime Text, Git, Adobe Photoshop


Scala, PHP, CoffeeScript, JavaScript, HTML, Java, HTML5, Python, C++


Play Framework, Express.io, Symfony 2, Spring MVC, Spring, JUnit, Express.js, Symfony, AngularJS


Agile Software Development, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Functional Programming, Design Patterns, Model View Controller (MVC)


PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Redis, Memcached


Android, Linux, Windows, Drupal, Eclipse


Facebook Ads, Specs, Openbravo

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