Jędrzej Kuryło, Developer in Warsaw, Poland
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Jędrzej Kuryło

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Full-stack Engineer and Developer

Location
Warsaw, Poland
Toptal Member Since
September 14, 2022

Jedrzej is a senior full-stack engineer with over 14 years of experience delivering custom IT solutions for multiple big players across the eCommerce, education, and job search market industries. Passionate about new technologies and constantly learning to expand his skillset, he is proud of being a valuable asset throughout the SDLC. Jedrzej loves to work on products that make a difference in people's lives. After work, he's a triathlete and, whenever possible, a traveler.

Portfolio

Shopcat
TypeScript, React, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Serverless, Next.js, GraphQL...
An Online Freelance Agency
PHP, PHP 5, PHP 7, PHPUnit, Laravel, React, TypeScript, Xdebug, CI/CD Pipelines...
StepStone
PHP, Symfony, REST, REST APIs, Unit Testing, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, MySQL...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Notion, Airtable, Slack, GitHub, Jira

The most amazing...

...experience I've had was founding the Shopcat startup and developing its main product, a distributed eCommerce platform that connects brands with influencers.

Work Experience

Co-founder | CTO

2021 - 2022
Shopcat
  • Founded an eCommerce distribution platform that enables premium direct-to-consumer brands to sell within a curated publisher and creators network.
  • Implemented dozens of microservices within the core platform to handle data processing for product and order-related events.
  • Designed and implemented several client-facing, single-page applications, including a Shopify application for product and commission management and a mobile-optimized online store for content creators, using React, TypeScript, Next.js, and Tailwind.
  • Built multiple, high-performance APIs to allow client-facing applications to access the platform.
Technologies: TypeScript, React, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Serverless, Next.js, GraphQL, REST, Node.js, Tailwind CSS, MySQL, SQL, JavaScript, HTML, Full-stack, Full-stack Development, REST APIs, Shopify API, Shopify, Prisma, Unit Testing

Senior Full-stack Engineer

2015 - 2021
An Online Freelance Agency
  • Designed and implemented REST APIs with detailed documentation for client-facing applications.
  • Built multiple, student-facing, online testing applications with a robust administration back office.
  • Collaborated directly with the product owner and helped to analyze and define functional requirements.
  • Automated unit and integration testing to ensure high quality and increase efficiency.
  • Assisted in building a federated GraphQL API that served as a single endpoint used by company clients to access all connected services.
  • Optimized back-end performance with documentation of improvements.
Technologies: PHP, PHP 5, PHP 7, PHPUnit, Laravel, React, TypeScript, Xdebug, CI/CD Pipelines, GraphQL, REST, Scrum, Node.js, Unit Testing, REST APIs, Full-stack Development, Full-stack, Prisma, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, MySQL, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Software Engineer Team Leader | Scrum Master

2012 - 2014
StepStone
  • Managed a team of eight software engineers using a Scrum framework, which included training, task delegation, and project management.
  • Collaborated with product owners in defining requirements and product backlog management.
  • Designed a job search platform's architecture and built it with my team.
  • Performed code review and code quality control to ensure high-quality deliverables.
Technologies: PHP, Symfony, REST, REST APIs, Unit Testing, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, MySQL, PHP 5, Scrum

Senior Software Engineer

2008 - 2011
Allegro
  • Worked with a team of 8-10 developers in building numerous web applications.
  • Built the largest social shopping website in Poland with services that organizes product opinions and reviews.
  • Created a collective buying website that offers numerous products with significant discounts.
  • Developed a website that aggregates short-term jobs and service providers.
  • Built a product catalog web service that aggregates product information used by Allegro—one of Poland and Europe's leading technology-driven trading companies.
Technologies: PHP, Symfony, Python, Java, MySQL, SQL, HTML, REST APIs, Unit Testing, REST, PHP 5, Scrum

Shopcat

https://www.shopcat.io/
Shopcat is an eCommerce distribution platform enabling premium direct-to-consumer brands to sell via curated publishers and creator networks. This startup is an Antler SG portfolio company.

For this project I:
• Designed and built a distributed system that exchanges product and order data between brands, reseller stores, reporting solutions, and client-facing applications;
• Implemented the core of the platform using a couple of dozens of serverless microservices to handle the product and order-related events and process and exchange data;
• Built three client-facing, single-page applications: a Shopify application for brands that enables product and commission management, a mobile-optimized online store for content creators, and an online store back office for the creators
• Created multiple GraphQL APIs to allow client-facing applications access to the platform.
2009 - 2010

Postgraduate Studies in Project Management

Kozminski University - Warsaw, Poland

2004 - 2010

Master's Degree in Computer Science

Warsaw University of Technology - Warsaw, Poland

OCTOBER 2018 - OCTOBER 2021

AWS Certified Developer – Associate

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

OCTOBER 2018 - OCTOBER 2021

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

OCTOBER 2018 - OCTOBER 2021

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

OCTOBER 2014 - PRESENT

International English Language Testing System – IELTS

British Council

NOVEMBER 2013 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I)

Scrum.org

SEPTEMBER 2011 - PRESENT

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

JULY 2011 - PRESENT

ITIL v3.0 Foundation

EXIN

SEPTEMBER 2009 - PRESENT

Zend Certified PHP Engineer

Zend

JUNE 2000 - PRESENT

Advanced Certificate in English (CAE)

University of Cambridge

Libraries/APIs

REST APIs, React, Node.js, Shopify API

Tools

GitHub, Notion, Slack, Jira, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), AWS CloudFormation, AWS ELB, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), AWS IAM, Amazon CloudFront CDN, Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), Xdebug, Prisma

Frameworks

Next.js, Laravel, Symfony, Tailwind CSS, PHPUnit

Languages

PHP, PHP 5, PHP 7, TypeScript, GraphQL, SQL, JavaScript, HTML, Python, Java

Paradigms

REST, Unit Testing, Scrum, Agile, Agile Project Management, ITIL

Platforms

MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2, AWS Lambda, Shopify, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

Storage

Databases, MySQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon DynamoDB

Other

English, Programming, Full-stack, Airtable, Scrum Master, Serverless, Amazon Route 53, Amazon RDS, Identity & Access Management (IAM), IT Project Management, ITIL V3 Foundation Certified, Computer Science, Optimization, Algorithms, CI/CD Pipelines, Full-stack Development

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