Janko Krstic, IPFS Developer in Belgrade, Serbia
Janko Krstic

IPFS Developer in Belgrade, Serbia

Member since June 5, 2018
Janko is a software engineer who specializes in Blockchain with a focus on Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Hyperledger (Fabric, Indy). He is always looking to increase his knowledge and expertise with a willingness to dive into the unknown. Janko has most recently worked on applying modern distributed systems, cryptography, and blockchain theory to solving SSI-related problems.
Janko is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • Python, 8 years
  • Go, 3 years
  • Blockchain, 3 years
  • IPFS, 1 year
  • Solidity, 1 year
  • Rust, 1 year

Location

Belgrade, Serbia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, Python, Go, Rust, Erlang, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was a secure, enterprise-level crypto wallet with tagging features for searching and filtering encrypted records.

Employment

  • Senior Blockchain developer

    2018 - 2019
    6fusion (via Toptal)
    • Wrote software in Go which interacts with blockchain platform.
    • Worked with Quorum platform.
    • Used Docker and Kubernetes for deployments.
    Technologies: Go, Ethereum, Quorum, Solidity
  • Solidity/Blockchain Expert with Go Experience

    2018 - 2019
    Fractal Blockchain (via Toptal)
    • Contributed to software written in Go which interacts with Ethereum nodes (with geth nodes specifically).
    • Reviewed and improved smart contracts written in Solidity.
    • Reviewed and improved software interacting with the Bitcoin network.
    Technologies: Blockchains, Solidity, Ethereum, Bitcoin, Go
  • Software Engineer

    2018 - 2019
    Evernym
    • Developed a secure crypto-wallet intended to be used for Hyperledger Indy.
    • Supported the Indy-SDK project.
    • Created proprietary software solving SSI-related problems on top of Hyperledger Indy.
    • Bulit a system of pluggable crypto-wallet storage back-ends which allows for enterprise-scale wallets.
    Technologies: Python, Rust, Hyperledger
  • Software Engineer

    2016 - 2018
    TeleSign
    • Developed the Number Discovery Platform using Python and Gevent.
    • Extended the PhoneID product written in Python and Bottle.
    • Created a URL-shortening service using Python and Flask.
    • Built a Number Deactivation product using Python.
    Technologies: Python, Gevent, Bottle, Flask
  • Web Developer

    2015 - 2016
    BEST
    • Wrote an internal HR application using JSP.
    • Refactored an internal voting system written in a custom in-house framework.
    • Supported and extended an internal forum written in JSP.
    Technologies: Python, Java
  • Web Developer

    2012 - 2016
    Self-employed
    • Wrote a web crawler and scraper using Python and Beautiful Soup.
    • Developed a custom content manager application back-end using Django.
    • Created web microservices using Python.
    Technologies: Python, Flask, Django, Pyramid, Java, JSP, Beautiful Soup

Experience

  • Hyperledger Indy Crypto Wallet (Development)
    https://github.com/hyperledger/indy-sdk

    Designed and developed a crypto wallet used in Hyperledger Indy.

    Some of the features that distinguish this wallet:
    1. mechanism for searching through encrypted entities using tags
    2. multiple encryption keys using Elliptic Curve Cryptography
    3. pluggable storage system supporting enterprise-scale crypto wallets

  • Identity Solution for Red Cross Refugees on Top of Hyperledger Indy (Development)

    Part of the team that designed and developed a solution for solving identity problems for the refugees in Red Cross centers. This was a part of Blockchaingers 2018 Hackathon, which was held in Groningen, Netherlands

  • Multichain Tracker (Blockchain Data Tracker and Aggregator) (Development)

    This project allowed the user to track through a dashboard different blockchains (and possibly even private sidechains if they exposed correct APIs), and be able to both look at the current data, as well as track data (hashes) across several blockchains.

    It integrated with most common blockchains (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.) through their APIs, and fed data through web sockets to a front-end dashboard.

  • Reward System on Top of Ethereum Blockchain (Development)

    Developed a part of a platform intended for rewarding loyal users of the platform and provide gamification, using Ethereum.

  • Pharmachain (Provenance and Supply Chain Blockchain) (Development)

    Blockchain for tracking provenance and ownership transfers of pharmaceutical supplies. It was intended to function on an international level and enable easier tracking of transfers across international borders, to prevent scam, and track defects and inappropriate batches.

  • Website and Web App Used in BEST (Development)
    https://best.eu.org/index.jsp

    Redesigned an old website into a current, modern version.

    Refactored and extended the internal application.

  • Number Discovery Platform (Development)
    https://www.telesign.com/products/sms-api/

    One of the key components of the SMS platform used to discover the best routes and providers for delivering an SMS.

  • Phone ID Service (Development)
    https://www.telesign.com/products/phone-id/

    Developed and extended existing features for a Phone ID service. It is a service intended to provide sophisticated information for phone numbers.

Skills

  • Languages

    Go, Python, Solidity, Rust, JavaScript, Java
  • Platforms

    Blockchain, Kubernetes, Docker, Hyperledger Fabric, Ethereum, Hedera Hashgraph
  • Other

    Distributed Systems, Ethereum Smart Contracts, Smart Contracts, Quorum, IPFS, Bitcoin, Peer-to-peer Networking, Hashgraph Technology, EOSIO, EOS, Cryptography
  • Frameworks

    Tendermint, Flask, Django
  • Tools

    Hyperledger Indy, Stellar SDK
  • Paradigms

    Concurrent Programming, Agile, Functional Programming
  • Storage

    Relational Databases, Cassandra, BigchainDB

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering
    2012 - 2016
    University in Belgrade - Belgrade, Serbia

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