Fredrik Håård

Fredrik Håård

Stockholm, Sweden
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Fredrik Håård

Fredrik Håård

Stockholm, Sweden
Member since May 22, 2014
Fredrik is a developer with over ten years of contracting and entrepreneurial experience. He specializes in back-end product development and lifecycle maintenance in everything from cluster implementations in Telcom charging systems to full-stack product development for one-person startups.
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Portfolio
Experience
  • Java, 12 years
  • Python, 10 years
  • Google Maps, 8 years
  • OpenLayers, 3 years
  • Mercurial, 8 years
  • Product Development, 12 years
  • System Integration, 10 years
  • Agile Software Development, 9 years
Stockholm, Sweden
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Debian Linux/Fluxbox, Emacs, Hg/Git, FishShell
The most amazing...
...thing I've created is a full fleet management system, doing everything from writing the first embedded code for terminals to scaling the databases years later.
Employment
  • CTO
    Visual Units
    2004 - PRESENT
    • Created a full-fledged fleet management system from the ground up.
    • Took the product through (so far) three successful major database migrations without downtime.
    • Created a product and infrastructure with less than an hour of downtime over the last three years, despite 24/7 traffic.
    • Created tools to generate Excel reports for customers on demand.
    • Developed a dead-reckoning system to track rail car speeds.
    Technologies: Java ME, Python, C, MySQL, MongoDB, Memcached, Django, Linux, Debian, Celery
  • Technical Lead
    Registry of Scotland
    2014 - 2015
    • Worked as Technical Lead of the Land Registry Act Project.
    • Worked to create modern web services for solicitors at the Registry of Scotland's Land Register.
    • Deployed a fully redundant system of web applications, interfacing with new and legacy systems.
    • Created a distributed logging and tracing system using Python logging and MongoDB.
    • Supported releases and operations for an entirely new technology stack at the Registry of Scotland.
    Technologies: MongoDB, Python, Flask, AngularJS, RHEL, RabbitMQ, Celery
  • Consultant
    Softhouse Consulting
    2005 - 2013
    • Worked as the design team lead for a charging system node.
    • Developed a custom business intelligence tool for site managers integrated with the customer's ERP system.
    • Worked in a small team to create five complete and separate sales channels on a Django/AngularJS platform in six weeks.
    • Led the modernization of developer infrastructure, SCM tools, and source control for a customer site with 150 developers.
    • Developed a non-functional test framework for telecom nodes from the ground up.
    • Held courses and workshops in Python, Git, and Mercurial.
    Technologies: Java ME/SE/EE, Python, .NET, C, C++, MongoDB, MySQL
Experience
  • hgapi (Development)
    https://bitbucket.org/haard/hgapi

    A pure Python MIT Licensed API for Mercurial source control.

  • PyCon Sweden (Other amazing things)
    http://pycon.se

    I founded and chaired Sweden's version of PyCon, as well as the Swedish Python association Python Sverige.

Skills
  • Languages
    Java, Python, JavaScript, Perl, C, C#
  • Frameworks
    CherryPy, Django, Flask, Spring JDBC
  • Libraries/APIs
    OpenLayers, Google Maps, Flask-RESTful, jQuery, Yelp API
  • Tools
    Mercurial, CVS, Emacs, Excel, Git, Eclipse, Subversion, Nullsoft Scriptable Install System, Sublime Text 2
  • Paradigms
    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Distributed Programming, Functional programming, Agile Software Development, DevOps, Test Automation, Maintainability, Clean Code
  • Platforms
    Debian Linux, Windows, Linux, Ubuntu
  • Storage
    MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Misc
    System Integration, Product Development, Embedded systems
Education
  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    Blekinge Institute of Technology - Sweden
    2003 - 2004
  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering
    Blekinge Institute of Technology - Sweden
    2000 - 2003
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