Luka Horvat

Luka Horvat

Osijek, Croatia
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Luka Horvat

Luka Horvat

Osijek, Croatia
Member since September 26, 2013
Luka is a software engineer with four years of experience in mobile and web development. For the last two years, he has risen to management positions, where he has performed a wide variety of tasks, from software architecture and project planning to hiring and client interaction.
Luka is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • C#, 3 years
  • ASP.NET, 3 years
  • .NET, 3 years
  • Agile Software Development, 3 years
  • API Integration, 3 years
  • Technical Project Management, 2 years
  • JavaScript, 1 year
  • Microsoft SQL Server, 3 years
Osijek, Croatia
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Windows, Visual Studio, Git
The most amazing...
...thing I've organized is a worldwide mobile application competition for IEEE student members.
Employment
  • Director of Engineering
    Toptal
    2015 - PRESENT
    • Interacted with clients and managed engagements between clients and Toptal freelancers.
    • Assessed client project requirements.
    • Handled talent discovery and matchmaking.
    Technologies: Toptal platform
  • Head of Engineering
    Farmeron
    2013 - PRESENT
    • Reviewed code.
    • Handled code design and implementation.
    • Was responsible for architecture design.
    • Engaged in a priori bug hunting.
    • Analyzed performance and implemented improvements.
    Technologies: .NET, ASP.NET, C#, MS SQL
  • CounterBidZ.com LLC
    CounterBidZ.com LLC (via Toptal)
    2014 - 2014
    • Optimized dozens of pages in the CMS of previous developers.
    • Implemented bulk entry of items from .xls files using EPPlus.
    • Rewrote the home page to work with Ajax instead of doing full page refreshes.
    • Optimized back-end services that update and arrange auctions.
    • Made UI tweaks and enhancements.
    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, jQuery, MS SQL, EPPlus, CSS
  • Project Leader
    Farmeron
    2012 - 2013
    • Was responsible for back-end design and implementation of complex features in a large project.
    • Was the project lead responsible for time estimation and team organization.
    • Was responsible for requirement analysis.
    • Created multiple simulations for animal profitability and herd expansion rates.
    • Was responsible for deployment, technical support, and debugging.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, ASP Web API, VB.NET, jQuery
  • Project Manager
    Bazinga-Team
    2010 - 2012
    • Implemented a stack-based algorithm for calculation of complex mathematical expressions.
    • Implemented graph plotting methods with zooming and data extraction capabilities.
    • Designed and implemented an application that evaluates complex expressions of boolean algebra.
    • Was responsible for PR and technical support.
    • Was responsible for deployment of mobile applications.
    Technologies: C++, Qt, C#, Java
Experience
Skills
  • Languages
    VB.NET, C#, JavaScript, HTML5, C/C++, CSS
  • Frameworks
    ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET, ASP.NET Webforms, .NET, ASP.NET Web API, Qt Quick, Qt, Visual Studio Extensibility
  • Tools
    Visual Studio, JIRA, Qt Creator, Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development, AJAX, Waterfall development, REST, Scrum
  • Misc
    API Integration, Integration, Technical Project Management, Database Design, Fellowship One, Software Architecture, Product Management
  • Libraries/APIs
    Twilio, SQLite, jQuery, EPPlus, Visual Studio SDK
  • Platforms
    Windows, Windows Phone, Ubuntu
  • Storage
    SQL Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB
Education
  • mag. ing. comp degree in Process Computing
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering - Osijek, Croatia
    2011 - 2013
  • univ. bacc. comp degree in Computer Science
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering - Osijek, Croatia
    2008 - 2011
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