Michal Wronski, Software Engineering Developer in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Michal Wronski

Software Engineering Developer in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Member since September 4, 2019
Michal is a senior Ruby on Rails engineer with over ten years of experience in full-stack development, analytics, DevOps, security, deployment, and testing. He is passionate about building technology solutions that help people live better, healthier, more enriched lives.
Michal is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, MongoDB, MySQL, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby

The most amazing...

...product I've developed is a global social media analytics platform that evolved into a large industry player which was eventually acquired.

Employment

  • Senior Software Engineer

    2019 - PRESENT
    Union Swiss
    • Developed a comprehensive software system to manage the allocation, staging, manufacture, and traceability of raw materials.
    • Streamlined and optimized the software governing delivery and offloading processes for the warehouse, including SCADA APIs.
    • Worked on the design and implementation of a custom role-based access control system (RBAC) with a hierarchical resource database.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails (RoR), MySQL, AWS
  • Founder | Development Lead

    2016 - PRESENT
    Digital Flow
    • Built a property auctions platform for the South African market that connects real estate buyers with off-market property deals automatically.
    • Built a live video conferencing app for a client for use with internal organizational meetings. Allowed for live two-way communication between broadcasters and viewers, including real-time chat, video archival, analytics, and scalable architecture.
    • Built an experimental Bitcoin-backed loans platform that allowed users to apply for fiat-based loans with cryptocurrency as collateral. Created a cold storage system to secure crypto assets.
    Technologies: Bootstrap, MongoDB, MySQL, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Founder | Development Lead

    2010 - 2016
    Fuseware
    • Developed a social media analytics platform that ingested terabytes of social media data with live analytics and processing via sharded and replicated MongoDB clusters.
    • Built and managed my own SaaS business from the ground up, including the securing of funding, scalability, and eventually exited the business to an industry-leading company.
    • Managed a team of five developers building out and scaling the product. Acted as both the lead developer and architect as well as team lead throughout the product lifecycle.
    Technologies: Bootstrap, MongoDB, MySQL, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Head of Product Development and Analytics

    2012 - 2013
    Primedia Group
    • Worked on research and development of new software products and solutions for the group.
    • Liaised with the sales team to deliver consolidated reports and client analysis.
    • Optimized the content management systems within the publisher network.
    Technologies: PHP, Analytics, Dashboards, APIs

Experience

  • Learning Management System
    http://www.diversityedu.com

    I did the development and maintenance of a learning management system used by tens of thousands of students from dozens of top universities and companies around the world. I ensured the product remained stable, secure, and fully functional even under high load.

  • Factory Manufacturing Control System

    I worked on the development of a fully automated control system for the factory of a large skincare oil manufacturer. This system automated the raw material mixing and quality control processes in the factory, resulting in more efficient production and the minimization of human error.

  • Online Property Auctions Platform

    I was responsible for planning, developing, and launching a property auction portal for the South African market. This automated platform connects buyers of real estate with off-market property deals around the country.

  • Agri eCommerce Website
    http://www.farmersworld.net

    An eCommerce solution was implemented to launch the online presence of Zimbabwe's top agricultural equipment provider. The solution included a full roll-out of inventory management, in-store integration, SMS voucher distribution, ERP integration, currency conversion, and payment processor integration.

Skills

  • Languages

    Ruby, JavaScript, C#.NET, C#, Kotlin, PHP
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    TensorFlow, React
  • Paradigms

    Data Science
  • Storage

    MongoDB, MySQL, AWS S3
  • Other

    Software Engineering, Software Architecture, Analytics, Product Management, AWS, SCADA, APIs, Dashboards
  • Tools

    Visual Studio
  • Platforms

    Android, Linux, WooCommerce, WordPress

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree (Honors) in Computer and Electrical Engineering
    2005 - 2008
    University of Cape Town - Cape Town, South Africa

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