Martin Zikmund, Software Developer in Prague, Czech Republic
Martin Zikmund

Software Developer in Prague, Czech Republic

Member since October 16, 2018
Martin is a mobile and cloud solutions developer working primarily in the Microsoft technology stack. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional, Solutions Developer, and Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer. Martin has worked on multiple cross-platform mobile apps and back-end solutions in ASP.NET Core both in team environments and individually. He is looking for interesting and challenging opportunities on Toptal.
Martin is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Prague, Czech Republic

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Visual Studio 2017, Windows 10

The most amazing...

...product I've built is a Xamarin.Forms mapping application used daily by hundreds of field technicians of a top-tier energy provider in the Czech Republic.

Employment

  • Senior Advisor

    2017 - PRESENT
    PricewaterhouseCoopers
    • Built an ASP.NET Core Web API with OpenID Connect authentication.
    • Worked on back-end infrastructure for a business application targeting CEOs and top management of large companies.
    • Managed builds and deployments on Azure DevOps.
    • Participated in frequent inter-team communication, using Scrum methodology.
    • Managed various Microsoft Azure environments including App Services, Azure Storage, Azure SQL, and Redis.
    Technologies: Azure DevOps, Microsoft Azure, ASP.NET Core
  • Mobile Solution Architect, Web Service Developer

    2014 - PRESENT
    Hexagon AB
    • Developed a cross-platform mapping application providing complex services to field technicians of a top-tier energy provider in the Czech Republic. The app displays a variety of geographical data and provides insights for the technician to be able to track verification progress and navigate between points of interest efficiently. The application communicates with a third party in a two-way manner to access additional data. The app is fully cross-platform, available for Windows 10 and Android.
    • Built a web service providing geographical information to several clients.
    • Provided cross-platform mobile app development consultations to other teams within the company.
    • Built web components for a native Android app.
    • Shared knowledge around Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms development with other teams.
    Technologies: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Android, UWP, Xamarin Forms
  • Lead Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Sphereline s.r.o.
    • Built mobile applications for the Microsoft Store on Windows 10.
    • Created several smaller portfolio websites for clients.
    • Developed apps on contract.
    Technologies: Unity, .NET, Xamarin, UWP
  • Software Engineer (R&D)

    2013 - 2018
    CertiCon a.s.
    • Created a mobile application with which the user can remotely control a robotic mission. The user can assign autonomous tasks to individual robots or groups as well as control them directly.
    • Built a camera surveillance system simulation allowing optimization of viewing angles and rotation of individual cameras.
    • Provided guidance on implementing interop of UWP apps with classic Windows DLL libraries using Brokered Windows Runtime Components.
    • Set up build and test pipelines for UWP apps.
    • Created a Windows desktop application allowing plotting web service data in different forms to charts.
    Technologies: Android, Win2D, Xamarin, UWP

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    C#, XAML, SQL, HTML, C++, Java, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS
  • Frameworks

    .NET, .NET Core, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET Core MVC, ASP.NET MVC, NUnit, Json.NET, Unity, Unity2D, Entity, Entity Framework Core, ASP.NET Web Forms, Unity3D, Monogame
  • Libraries/APIs

    Windows Forms, LINQ, Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, Azure Blob Storage API
  • Tools

    Microsoft Visual Studio, Azure App Service, Adobe Photoshop, MSTest, Git, ReSharper, xUnit, Microsoft Graph
  • Paradigms

    Model View Viewmodel (MVVM), Windows App Development, Azure DevOps, Agile, MVC Design, Unit Testing, App Development, Reactive Programming
  • Platforms

    UWP, Universal Windows Platform (UWP), Xamarin, Visual Studio 2017, MvvmCross, Windows, iOS, Android, Azure, Microsoft Edge, Windows UI, Azure Functions
  • Storage

    JSON, SQL Server 2017, Azure SQL
  • Other

    Xamarin Forms, UWP UI Design, App Design, Windows 10, Microsoft Azure, Win2D, Mixed Reality (MR), Azure WebJobs

Education

  • Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Software and Data Engineering (in progress)
    2012 - 2020
    Charles University - Prague

Certifications

  • Xamarin Certified Developer
    APRIL 2018 - APRIL 2019
    Xamarin
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer: App Builder (Charter)
    SEPTEMBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft® Certified Solutions Associate: Universal Windows Platform (Charter)
    SEPTEMBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer: Universal Windows Platform (Charter)
    OCTOBER 2015 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Mobility and Device Fundamentals
    APRIL 2015 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals
    DECEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Gaming Development Fundamentals
    DECEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
    DECEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Security Fundamentals
    DECEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: .NET Fundamentals
    NOVEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Software Development Fundamentals
    NOVEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
    NOVEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Web Development Fundamentals
    NOVEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Operating System Fundamentals
    NOVEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Software Testing Fundamentals
    NOVEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Database Fundamentals
    NOVEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Specialist: Windows UX Design
    JUNE 2014 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer: Web Applications (Charter)
    AUGUST 2013 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C#
    APRIL 2013 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Specialist: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
    APRIL 2013 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
    AUGUST 2012 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Goethe-Zertifikat B2
    DECEMBER 2011 - PRESENT
    Goethe Institut
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (level C1)
    DECEMBER 2011 - PRESENT
    British Council
  • Microsoft® Certified Professional Developer: Web Developer 4
    OCTOBER 2011 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft® Certified Professional Developer: Windows Developer 4
    OCTOBER 2011 - PRESENT
    Microsoft

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