Obaro Ogbo, Software Developer in Lagos, Nigeria
Obaro Ogbo

Software Developer in Lagos, Nigeria

Member since June 25, 2018
Obaro has over eight years of experience building applications using Java, C#, and more recently, Swift. He has extensive knowledge and experience working with .Net core, and the Identity and Entity frameworks. He has experience using SQL Server, MySQL/MariaDB, and PostgreSQL. In addition, Obaro has Angular and TypeScript expertise, as well as extensive experience collaborating and leading teams of developers, designers, and testers.
Obaro is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Lagos, Nigeria

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, Visual Studio, Android Studio, Mac, Xcode

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was a seamless migration of an existing application with on-site servers at multiple locations to a single cloud-based server.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
    • Built .Net Core APIs.
    • Worked extensively with Azure.
    • Contributed to system architecture, design, unit testing, and code reviews.
    Technologies: .Net Core, C#, Azure, DevOps, Agile
  • Head (Development)

    2017 - 2019
    ITEX Integrated Services
    • Developed the entire back end for www.afrimart.com (.NET Framework, SQL Server).
    • Developed the iOS application (Swift).
    • Contributed as a joint developer for the Android application (Java, Kotlin).
    • Contributed as a joint developer for the frontend (Angular, TypeScript).
    • Oversaw the integration of unit testing to the development process.
    • Worked with the project owner and business development to determine timelines and feature priorities.
    Technologies: C#, Java, Android, Swift, Flutter, Kotlin, Angular, TypeScript
  • Technical Writer

    2015 - 2017
    Android Authority
    • Wrote technical articles for Android developers.
    • Developed several Android projects available on GitHub to assist developers understand concepts that I had written about.
    Technologies: Android, Java
  • Senior Developer/Head (Development)

    2015 - 2017
    IQ Systems Solutions
    • Led the architecture and development for the "Know Your Staff" application (Java - Android, Swift - iOS, .NET Framework).
    • Integrated biometric devices in the School Angel school security software solution (C#).
    • Designed and developed Windows services for the SchoolAngel solution (WCF, .NET Framework, C#).
    • Contributed as a joint architect and developer of the Lagos State Electronic Certificate of Occupancy upgrade project (WPF, .NET Framework, SQL Server, Angular, TypeScript).
    • Developed the SchoolAngel mobile app for parents with Xamarin (Android, iOS).
    • Contributed as a joint developer for http://www.kys.com.ng (Angular, TypeScript).
    • Contributed as a joint developer for http://parent.schoolangel.com.ng (Angular, TypeScript).
    Technologies: C#, Java, Android, Swift, SQL Server, Xamarin, WPF, Angular, TypeScript
  • Lead Developer

    2013 - 2014
    Greater Washington Ltd
    • Built an integrated supply chain management system, using Java, PHP, and JavaScript.
    • Led the team that developed the company's 3rd-party verification web application.
    • Served as the lead developer in the development of the online cargo tracking system (Android, Java, Google App Engine).
    • Designed and developed the company GCDelivery web application.
    Technologies: Java, Java, Android, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML
  • Software Developer

    2013 - 2013
    Vas2Nets
    • Designed and developed the company SMS2TV application using C#.
    • Developed a prayer chooser and reminder application for Blackberry devices.
    • Implemented integrations with Nigerian banks and Financial Institutions.
    • Implemented integrations with network carriers.
    Technologies: C#, Java

Experience

  • Afrimart.com (Development)
    https://www.afrimart.com

    Afrimart is Africa’s first pan-continental online business-to-business trade platform. This platform is designed to create new business opportunities for African SMEs, manufacturers and general merchants, on the quest for growth and expansion by creating visibility and accessibility between African buyers and suppliers, and a global market place. The result is a seamless trade of African goods and services. Afrimart is a world-class, highly robust and scalable platform with a network of trusted partners providing services such as logistics and payment solutions.

Skills

  • Languages

    C#, C#.NET, Java, Swift 4, Swift, Kotlin, TypeScript, SQL
  • Frameworks

    .NET Core, Entity Framework Core, .NET 4, .NET, Angular
  • Libraries/APIs

    Entity Framework, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS
  • Tools

    xUnit.net, Angular CLI, Git, GitLab, GitHub
  • Paradigms

    Scrum, Agile
  • Platforms

    iOS, Android, Xamarin, Azure
  • Storage

    MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server 2017, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Agile Sprints, Xamarin Forms

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2011
    Bells University of Technology - Nigeria

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