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Kamil Burzynski

Kamil Burzynski

Zielona Gora, Poland
Member since December 3, 2014
Kamil is an experienced full-stack web developer, fully capable of carrying out complex projects from the concept phase through architecture design, implementation, and DevOps to maintenance. He takes care of all technical details along the way so his clients don't have to!
Kamil is now available for hire
  • Architecture, 17 years
  • Web Development, 11 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 4 years
  • Node.js, 3 years
  • Ember.js, 3 years
  • MongoDB, 3 years
  • Django, 1 year
  • AngularJS, 1 year
Zielona Gora, Poland
Preferred Environment
Django, Node.js, Angular, Mac OS/Linux
The most amazing...
...thing I've built was the local branch of a big company; as CTO, I handled all organizational, management, and technical aspects of running a development team.
  • Owner and Web Developer
    2009 - PRESENT
    • Developed on the full stack, doing complete projects from concept phase through architecture design, implementation, and testing to deployments.
    • Built several mobile apps for iOS.
    • Created various tools for aiding Forex trading (e.g. FIX API bridges, trade copiers).
    • Built a large number of automated trading robots for Forex market.
    • Gained experience in bootstrapping and startups.
    Technologies: Django, Ruby On Rails, Node.js, Ember.js, Angular.js, iOS, HTML, CSS, Java, Docker, Chef, Metatrader 4
  • Node.js Hapi developer
    2015 - 2015
    Learnerator (via Toptal)
    • Analyzing software architecture.
    • Code review.
    • Guided team to produce better architecture.
    • Mentoring.
    • Created test tasks for job applicants.
    Technologies: Node.js, Hapi, RethinkDB
  • CTO - Europe
    2012 - 2014
    • Created a company branch from scratch (office rental, furniture purchasing, staffing, accounting, setup of internal development, DevOps, management, and support teams).
    • Architected several product applications and lots of internal tools.
    • Developed a project management framework and app store for integrating several tools.
    • Led a team of around fifteen engineers.
    • Traveled and liased frequently between Europe and Canada.
    Technologies: Node.js, Ruby On Rails, Ember.js, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Linux, Cloud (AWS), Docker, Chef, Redis, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Python, Graphite, Zabbix
  • IPTV Consultant
    2010 - 2011
    • Architected the UI layer of the STB software.
    • Created an EPG module for a digital TV application.
    • Led and mentored a team of engineers.
    • Conducted extensive code reviews.
    • Prepared and implemented on-site setup exhibitions at industry trade shows.
    Technologies: C++, Qt, Linux, MPEG, IPTV, Python
  • Director of Middleware
    2007 - 2009
    Advanced Digital Broadcast
    • Led a few teams of engineers and around 25 developers.
    • Managed several projects.
    • Planned and scheduled long-term department activities.
    • Coordinated development efforts with outside project managers.
    • Shaped the architecture direction for meeting long-term business goals.
    Technologies: C++, JavaScript, HTML, Linux, Excel VBA, MS Project, Management
  • IPTV Engineering Expert
    2004 - 2007
    Advanced Digital Broadcast
    • Led a team of five embedded engineers.
    • Responsible for porting, maintaining, and extending the Mozilla browser for digital TV environment.
    • Created 200+ Mozilla plugins for controlling various STB peripherals at the JavaScript level.
    • Established a department-wide build process for unifying multiple inconsistent software repositories into an automated solution.
    • Led the engineering of a multi-million project for a huge telco client, resulting in delivering 500k+ devices to several countries.
    • Traveled extensively to support clients on site.
    Technologies: C, C++, JavaScript, Assembler, Linux, HTML, CSS
  • Senior Developer
    2002 - 2004
    Advanced Digital Broadcast
    • Created software for digital TV headends to construct and stream live signal to the satellites and cable equipment.
    • Issued several patent applications in MPEG processing.
    • Ported the Mozilla (pre-Firefox) browser to the STB running embedded linux.
    • Created many tools for both server-side Linux and set-top boxes.
    • Created a number of MPEG processing/analyzing tools.
    • Traveled extensively to support clients on site.
    Technologies: C, C++, JavaScript, Assembler (SH4 CPU family), Linux
  • Junior Developer
    2001 - 2002
    Advanced Digital Broadcast
    • Created software for embedded devices for digital TV market.
    • Maintained proprietary file system and relational database implementations.
    • Created several modules for secure communications between STB and banks.
    • Implemented a communication protocol using DARC radio transmissions.
    Technologies: C, C++, Embedded Software, DVB, MPEG
  • Radpog (Development)

    An application for leveraging internet possibilities at radio stations. The app can stream audio from radio stations as well as organize voting for users so they effectively control what is being played on the air. I created the application from scratch. Development involved setting up complicated audio transforming pipelines (like cutting out commercial for premium users), creating single-page-compatible CMS, automating whole devops & deployment process, management of uploaded songs, fairly complex administration panels, security system with several levels of user access, setting up a background jobs for communicating /synchronization with radio station equipments, audio streaming (covering all popular browsers) & playout, and more.

    As of January 2015, this application is still under development.

  • AngularJS Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
    This resource contains a collection of AngularJS best practices and AngularJS tips provided by our Toptal network members.
  • Languages
    Assembler 68000, CoffeeScript, Assembler PPC, HTML5, HTML, C, C++, SQL, Assembler, Sass, Less, CSS, C#, Java, PHP, Erlang, Lisp, Haskell, Groovy, Objective-C
  • Frameworks
    AngularJS, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Django, Ember.js
  • Libraries/APIs
    WebSockets, FFmpeg, Node.js, AngularUI, HTML5 Canvas, Mongoid, Backbone.js
  • Tools
    Mongoose, Bower, Gulp.js, Chef, Nginx, Ansible, Grunt
  • Platforms
    Linux, Amazon Linux, AWS EC2, Docker, iOS
  • Storage
    MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra
  • Other
    HTTP, Architecture, Web Development, Back-end Development, IPTV, Front-end
  • Master's degree in Computer Engineering
    2001 - 2006
    Technical University of Wroclaw - Wroclaw, Poland
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