Mehmet Ali Gozaydin, Software Developer in Berlin, Germany
Mehmet Ali Gozaydin

Software Developer in Berlin, Germany

Member since June 26, 2019
Mehmet has close to a decade of experience as a software developer. During that time, he's had the chance to work with global companies thanks to his four years of experience at VNGRS, a tech company that helps startups improve their code and development qualities. He's well-versed in designing, developing, and maintaining high-traffic applications that require scalability, availability, and consistency.
Mehmet is now available for hire


  • Delivery Hero
    AWS Simple Notification Service (AWS SNS), Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)...
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Play Framework, Akka...
  • VOLE
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Play Framework, Akka, Scala



Berlin, Germany



Preferred Environment

Sublime Text, Git, IntelliJ IDEA, Linux, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've created was Vole, a social network specialized in sports that grew to have 100,000 monthly actives up to 10,000 concurrent users in under a year.


  • Senior Software Developer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Delivery Hero
    • Maintained and upgraded a routing system that works under high traffic worldwide.
    Technologies: AWS Simple Notification Service (AWS SNS), Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Kubernetes, DYNAMO, PostgreSQL, Akka, Scala
  • Software Developer

    2018 - 2020
    • Worked with a startup located in Dubai named "Beam Payment" for a complete handover of the company.
    • Migrated Beam's all data and AWS infrastructure as well as all the knowledge about the application.
    • Improved Beam's development cycles by adding CI and Automated tests.
    • Introduced Agile Methodology to Beam team and helped them to work with Scrum.
    • Helped Beam to build a new tech team and developed new features by working closely with them.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Play Framework, Akka, Java, Scala
  • Software Developer

    2017 - 2018
    • Designed and developed VOLE(volley), a vertical social media startup. You can think of it like specialized (Instagram/Twitter) for sports fans.
    • Developed a product called MVSN, which you can use to create a new vertical social platform easily.
    • Used MVSN for creating a platform for housewives named PUDRA(powder).
    • Handled relatively good traffic for a 1-year startup (100,000 monthly active users, 500 concurrent average, 10,000 peak on weekends).
    • Managed development, deployment, and monitoring of the app.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Play Framework, Akka, Scala
  • Software Developer, Team Lead

    2016 - 2017
    • Managed and improved an algorithm for unifying hotel information for ~600,000 hotels, incoming from >40 different providers.
    • Provided unified and properly formatted hotel data to other internal teams and external consumer companies.
    • Handled internal communication with other team leads and partner companies(both consumer and provider).
    • Monitored and fine-tuned mismatches and potential issues within the data.
    • Led a team of 6 developers.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), PostgreSQL, Django, Python
  • Software Developer, Team Lead

    2013 - 2016
    • Worked within several teams for startups located all around the world.
    • Contributed to open source tools such as Scala, Sublime Text and Play Framework.
    • Spoke at public conferences, wrote blog posts helped developing an open source tool.
    • Used Agile technologies within all projects and helped startups to improve their development lifecycles.
    • Led a team of 5 for a company called YellowPepper. The team developed a loyalty application for, a startup located in New York. Team also developed a service for mobile banking application for Banco Pichincha, a major bank on Ecuador.
    • Worked on a team for Leaf, a mobile payment startup located in Boston.
    • Worked on a team for Ardic Technologies, An associate of Intel who expertise on secure mobile device management. The team developed a SaaS platform for small businesses such as restaurant to manage their tablets.
    • Worked on a team for Yoyo, a local hourly car rental service. The team reimplemented their service for car communication and command management for operations such as locking, starting/stopping and tracking the car. It was a load intensive operation since there were >2,000 cars and a single car was sending >10 requests per second.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Spark, AWS Kinesis, Amazon DynamoDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Spring, Akka, Play Framework, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Android, Java, Scala
  • Intern, Junior Developer

    2011 - 2013
    • Started as an intern. Continued as part-time after the internship. Moved on as full time later on.
    • Worked on a project called A forum/portal for keeping a record of books, writers, publishers, academic publications, citations, etc.
    • Worked with Scala and Lightbend(Typesafe) ecosystem. Followed Martin Odersky's "Functional Programming Principles in Scala" lesson on Coursera.
    • Worked with Front End technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and AngularJS.
    • Worked with Agile Methodologies, VCS, and other development tools and techniques.
    Technologies: AngularJS, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Play Framework, Java, Scala



  • Languages

    Scala, Python, Java, SQL, HTML, DYNAMO, JavaScript, Bash, CSS
  • Frameworks

    Akka, Play Framework, Spring, AngularJS, JUnit, Django, Flask, Spark
  • Tools

    Git, Sublime Text, SBT, Gatling, GitHub, Bitbucket, IntelliJ IDEA, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), AWS Simple Notification Service (AWS SNS), Eclipse IDE, Jenkins, AWS IAM
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Functional Programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Platforms

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Linux, AWS Lambda, MacOS, Android, AWS Kinesis, Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services (AWS), New Relic
  • Storage

    JSON, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Elasticsearch, Redshift, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Redis, Datadog
  • Libraries/APIs

  • Other

    Unix Shell Scripting, OAuth, PCI Compliance, log4j


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering
    2008 - 2019
    Black Sea Technical University - Trabzon, Turkey

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