Ozgur Dogan, Front-end Development Developer in London, United Kingdom
Ozgur Dogan

Front-end Development Developer in London, United Kingdom

Member since August 14, 2020
Ozgur has been working in the IT industry for more than 10 years as a front-end developer, full-stack developer, co-founder, and CTO. He holds degrees in computer and industrial engineering from Koc University. Ozgur has developed several projects using React/Redux, Typescript, PWA, Node.js, Express, and Java. He's also experienced with AWS, CI/CD, Agile development, and storage systems.
Ozgur is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • SORUN
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jira, Bitbucket, Redis, MySQL, TypeScript...
  • Turkcell
    MySQL, JavaScript, PHP, NAS Servers, Storage, Cisco MDS, SAN Brocade...
  • IBM
    IBM Storage

Experience

Location

London, United Kingdom

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Redux, React, typesc, VS Code, AWS, Slack, Jira, Bitbucket

The most amazing...

...thing I have done is to found the biggest chat/chatbot startup in Turkey. I developed the core products and hired/managed 12 engineers.

Employment

  • Co-founder/CTO

    2016 - PRESENT
    SORUN
    • Founded the biggest chat/chatbot startup in Turkey. It has been using by four of the top five private banks in Turkey, the largest eCommerce company in Turkey, the second-largest insurance company in Turkey, and several other companies.
    • Developed the first product of the company completely by myself. I used Java, Hibernate, React, and Redux to develop it.
    • Managed and planned the cloud infrastructure of the company using AWS. The system I set up has been used by 40 companies and processing more than 30 million messages every year.
    • Hired, mentored, and led two teams with 12 software development teams.
    • Gathered requirements from customers, product managers, and project managers, and translated these requirements into technical tasks.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jira, Bitbucket, Redis, MySQL, TypeScript, JavaScript, AWS, Redux, React, Node.js, Java
  • Senior Storage Specialist

    2011 - 2016
    Turkcell
    • Managed and planned over a petabyte storage capacity. Managed HDS, HP 3PAR, and EMC Storage systems.
    • Managed and planned over one thousand port SAN. Managed Brocade and Cisco SAN switches.
    • Planned and executed intra-DC and inter-DC storage migration projects.
    • Developed custom storage monitoring and reporting software that collects data from various storage devices and presents it in a dashboard using PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL.
    Technologies: MySQL, JavaScript, PHP, NAS Servers, Storage, Cisco MDS, SAN Brocade, EMC VMAX, HDS, SANs
  • Storage Specialist

    2011 - 2012
    IBM
    • Collaborated with sales teams all over the region (between the UK, South Africa, and India) as a technical consultant.
    • Trained local business partners in Turkey in order to improve their technical capabilities.
    • Designed the storage and backup architecture using the IBM portfolio according to our customer's needs.
    Technologies: IBM Storage

Experience

  • Mindbehind (Chatbot Platform) (Development)
    https://www.mindbehind.com

    It is a SaaS product for designing chatbots visually. It is developed using Typescript, React/Redux, Java, Node.js, Kubernetes, and Istio. I developed the drag-an-drop features of the front end using React and developed the payment back ends with Stripe using Java Spring. In addition to the development, I worked as a development team leader and technical product manager.

  • SORUN Suit (Chat Platform) (Development)
    https://www.sorun.com.tr

    I developed the most widely used chat system developed in Turkey. It can be connected to the company's WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. It can also work as a webchat. Using this system, companies can connect their chat channels to their call centers.

    I developed the whole system for two years by myself end to end. I developed the back end using Java 8 and Hibernate. For the front-end side, I developed two single-page web apps using React/Redux. On the deployment side, I used AWS with auto-scaling EC2 instances and a serverless MySQL server.

  • Social Check (Development)
    http://www.socialcheck.io

    Social Check is an online tool in which you can optimize your social accounts like YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Social accounts are the new web and it should be optimized for better search results. Social Check analyzes your social accounts and YouTube videos and provides suggestions for what you should do to increase your views.

Skills

  • Languages

    SQL, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, HTML, Java, TypeScript, Java 8, PHP
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, React Redux, GatsbyJS
  • Tools

    Bitbucket, Slack, VS Code, Jira
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Firebase
  • Industry Expertise

    Project Management
  • Storage

    MySQL, Redis, EMC VMAX, NAS Servers
  • Other

    AWS, IT Project Management, Data Structures, SANs, HDS, SAN Brocade, Cisco MDS, Storage, IBM Storage, Front-end Development, Operating Systems, PWA, Optimization, Operations Research, Cost Analysis, Serverless
  • Frameworks

    Redux, Hibernate ORM, Spring, Material-UI

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering
    2006 - 2011
    Koc University - Istanbul, Turkey
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering
    2006 - 2011
    Koc University - Istanbul, Turkey

Certifications

  • Mobile Web Specialist
    MARCH 2018 - PRESENT
    Udacity

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