Krešimir Bojčić

Krešimir Bojčić

Zagreb, Croatia
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Krešimir Bojčić

Krešimir Bojčić

Zagreb, Croatia
Member since January 16, 2013
Krešimir is passionate about building great applications while minimizing the artificial complexity that often creeps into projects. He has 10+ years of experience in building, optimizing, and delivering a "perfect" user experience.
Krešimir is now available for hire
  • Ruby, 4 years
  • Test-driven Development (TDD), 6 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • Ruby on Rails, 4 years
  • jQuery UI, 4 years
  • T-SQL, 4 years
  • Oracle PL/SQL, 4 years
Zagreb, Croatia
Preferred Environment
Ruby, Rails, Vim, Terminal
The most amazing... I've ever built is a platform for tracking public lighting systems for an entire city.
  • Freelancer
    Krokodil ITS d.o.o.
    2010 - PRESENT
    • After spending several years managing teams, I decided to focus more on my programming skills and thus created a start-up.
    • One of first projects entailed developing a reusable component for accessing OLAP cube. Project required in-depth testing, so I made a testing suite to ensure integrity with unit testing.
    • Several projects required analysis and optimization of business processes for major banks, insurance companies and government agencies. My role included development on Rails Front-end and jQuery for dynamic UX where needed.
    • Gained major experience in RoR while building a public lighting management software.
    Technologies: Ruby, Rails, SQL, JavaScript, Mondrian, Solr, Lucene, jQuery
  • Software Architect/Team Lead
    Adacta d.o.o
    2006 - 2010
    • This position required a wide range of Project Management skills.
    • Responsible for managing the whole team (20+ developers) on multiple projects making both managerial and technical decisions.
    • Company focused on development and maintenance of ERP systems for various insurance companies and banks.
    • Position required regular analysis of business processes and filling Sales role leading software solution presentations to major clients.
    Technologies: C#, TSQL, .NET
  • Software Engineer
    OKit d.o.o
    2002 - 2006
    • Responsible for technical decisions on power network modelling project.
    • Developed web application for tracking events of electric network.
    • Project required calculations of electric network in real time.
    • Developed MFC client and coded applications in C++.
    • Responsible for maintenance and upgrades of applications after the handover.
    Technologies: C++, MFC
  • Public Lighting System (Development)

    Developed website that city of Zagreb uses to keep track of public lighting system. Programming was done in RoR, HTML5, CSS and JS. System has data warehouse build on top of Mondrian. Searching and indexing is done with SOLR server. Whole site is responsive and adopted to the specific end user needs.

  • Belltower Books Tracker (Development)

    Books Tracking System developed in RoR and jQuery based od Bootstrap theme with SOLR used for search and indexing. Highcharts is used for graph representation. MongoDB is used in pair with MySQL Server for data storage.

    The project was built from ground up in an effort to automate current business process. Exact specification was elicited during the build period. Customer vast domain knowledge was applied in the form of complex proprietary algorithms.

  • What are the Benefits of Ruby on Rails? After Two Decades of Programming, I Use Rails (Publication)
    Sometimes I hear people complaining about their clients, saying that they insist on using Rails, that they've had too much Kool Aid. If they are recruiters, they almost feel sick in the stomach from perspective of having to find yet another ROR primadona. From the programmers point of view it sometimes looks like clients don't have a clue. However, I believe most clients know their options just fine and they still decide to go with Rails.
  • Languages
    Ruby, JavaScript, Oracle PL/SQL, T-SQL, SQL, Objective-C
  • Paradigms
    Test-driven Development (TDD), Design Patterns, Domain-driven Development, Agile Software Development
  • Frameworks
    Ruby on Rails
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery UI, Lucene, jQuery
  • Tools
    Vim, Mondrian, Sublime Text, Gimp
  • Platforms
    Linux, Mac OS X, Debian Linux
  • Storage
    SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Redis, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Master of Computer Science degree in Computer Science
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) - Zagreb
    1996 - 2003
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