Piotr Jachowicz, Software Developer in Warsaw, Poland
Piotr Jachowicz

Software Developer in Warsaw, Poland

Member since August 26, 2016
Piotr is a full-stack .NET developer with significant experience working with various JavaScript frameworks and libraries, including Vue.js, React, and Angular. Piotr is a quick learner, so he’s willing and able to learn new skills needed on any particular project rapidly. Piotr is in the process of getting certified as an Azure Cloud Architect, and he is also a member of Toptal Speakers Network.
Piotr is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Warsaw, Poland

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, Git, Visual Studio Code

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was creating an Angular app embedded into an existing desktop app for ease of a later transition to a full web app.

Employment

  • Full-stack .NET Lead Developer

    2019 - PRESENT
    ContractPodAi
    • Developed integration with third-party APIs such as DocuSign and Zoho for collaborative work on documents.
    • Worked on automation tools such as an auto-assignment feature that allowed users to create rules that triggered automatic filling out of form fields when creating contracts.
    • Introduced Vue.js to a legacy .NET Web Forms application and started modernizing the platform to a SPA architecture. Oversaw the process of rewriting logic and views to the new architecture.
    • Developed a new component in Vue.js that was used to define complex conditions based on field values, used throughout the application in many features.
    • Oversaw the creation of coding standards and started a discussion about code quality management in the company.
    Technologies: ASP.NET, Web API 2, Vue.js, SCSS, Agile, SQL, RabbitMQ
  • Senior Developer | Vue.js, Angular, and .NET

    2018 - PRESENT
    Santander Denmark (via ProData Consult)
    • Maintained and developed a new functionality on Santander Consumer Bank Denmark's main web page and platform.
    • Developed and maintained the front-end layer of Santander Denmark's main page.
    • Developed the Santander Finland webpage using React and Episerver.
    Technologies: React, .NET, Angular, Vue.js
  • IT Trainer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Multiple Coding Academies
    • Designed and conducted multiple workshops for beginner-level developers concerning various full-stack web technologies like Angular 6, .NET Web API, Basics of C#, CSS, SCSS, jQuery, and more.
    • Designed and conducted multiple expert-level workshops for large companies such as the advanced development of WCF services, design patterns and code quality in C#, and advanced JavaScript.
    • Advised on the planned range of training and their scope.
    Technologies: Windows Communication Framework (WCF), Entity Framework, SQL, jQuery, Angular, .NET
  • Azure Developer

    2018 - 2020
    911Weather.com (via Toptal)
    • Maintained and rewrote the newer version of a mobile app back end in Node.js.
    • Created a deployment pipeline along with a test environment for the client.
    • Developed modern tooling for the client with the front end in Angular and back end in Node.js and .NET.
    • Implemented a back end for subscriptions as in-app payments for the Apple Store and Google Play Store.
    • Maintained and developed a Microsft SQL database and an API in Node.js that utilized this database.
    • Refactored a legacy service that processed weather data written in C#.
    Technologies: Angular, Node.js, Azure
  • Full-stack Angular Developer

    2019 - 2019
    ForagerOne (via Toptal)
    • Developed features on the company's main page and the educational platform.
    • Worked on both the front-end and the back-end layer.
    • Refactored legacy code and improved the performance of the existing solution on the platform.
    Technologies: Angular, Node.js, TypeScript
  • Freelance Angular Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Expedien, Inc. (via Toptal)
    • Created a taskboard in Angular according to the design.
    • Built multiple components based on wireframes provided by the design team.
    • Cooperated with the designers and back-end developers to ensure the proper quality of the provided solution.
    Technologies: Angular
  • .NET Web Developer

    2017 - 2018
    StepStone
    • Refactored the existing code to use design patterns and best practices.
    • Developed a service in .NET Core to be used for new pricing model calculations.
    • Maintained the largest recruitment platform in the UK.
    Technologies: Octopus Deploy, TeamCity, jQuery, Microsoft SQL Server, ASP.NET Core
  • .NET Lead Developer

    2017 - 2017
    Aviva
    • Managed the work of a team of four full-stack developers.
    • Mentored the team and enforced Scrum principles which ensured the quality of the Scrum process.
    • Created and enforced coding standards which ensured the quality of solutions created by the team.
    • Transitioned the development from a London-based team to a Warsaw-based team.
    • Created a design of the new architecture for new and existing applications.
    Technologies: SQL, Entity Framework, Bitbucket, Git, Knockout.js, jQuery, Windows Communication Framework (WCF), Web API 2, ASP.NET MVC 5
  • .NET Web Developer

    2016 - 2016
    KMD Poland
    • Developed a web application that handles the complex management for utility companies in the Denmark market. Built the front end in Angular and the back end in .NET Web API 2.
    • Implemented a set of controls with a validation framework for the application, making the development process significantly quicker.
    • Ensured the high quality of the development solution by proposing and implementing code quality enhancements.
    Technologies: Gulp.js, Git, IBM Db2, Angular, ASP.NET Web API
  • Junior .NET Developer

    2015 - 2015
    AXA Direct Solutions
    • Supported a large, multi-tenanted insurance platform for AXA Group UK.
    • Worked remotely with a team mostly located in London.
    • Developed a new design for the home insurance product sales flow.
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, jQuery, Knockout.js, ASP.NET MVC
  • Associate

    2013 - 2014
    PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers, Poland)
    • Maintained and conducted workshops for a desktop application facilitating the financial reporting process.
    • Built an entire platform, including the web app, desktop app, and web services for voting for the Polish Film Awards.
    • Developed multiple web apps used for gathering financial data from users.
    • Contributed to the statutory financial audit as an auditor, gaining knowledge about accounting processes.
    Technologies: jQuery, Microsoft SQL Server, Entity Framework, ASP.NET MVC, Windows Communication Framework (WCF), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), .NET

Experience

  • App.OfferAutomation.com | Development and Technical Management

    On this project, I helped deliver a web app (the front end was built in Angular 5 and the back end in ASP.NET). My primary role was to ensure the overall delivery, acting as a technical manager.

    I mostly performed code reviews, ensuring the highest quality of the delivered solution. I also facilitated communication between the developers working on the project and the client, took part in the recruitment process of new developers, proposed the high-level architecture of the solutions, provided insight with hosting, deployment, and so on. I also created a continuous deployment pipeline using Jenkins.

  • TotalJobs Recruiter Platform Pricing Model Change
    https://recruiters.totaljobs.com

    This was a large project that involved 15 teams, working together to change how the business worked on TotalJobs.co.uk, the largest recruitment platform in the UK.

    My role, as a member of a team, was to implement the back-end logic and database layer of a new pricing model for the company. The project ended up being a big success with the sales of the recruitment product licenses rising significantly.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, C#, TypeScript, SQL, SCSS
  • Frameworks

    .NET, .NET Core, ASP.NET Web API, Entity, Swagger, Angular, ADO.NET, Express.js, ASP.NET Core, Windows Communication Framework (WCF), ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET MVC 5, Knockout.js, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), ASP.NET
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue.js, Vue.js 2, jQuery, AutoMapper, Node.js, React, Entity Framework, Web API 2
  • Tools

    Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, TeamCity, Azure DevOps Services, Jira, Visual Studio, Gulp.js, RabbitMQ
  • Paradigms

    Agile, Scrum, FluentValidation
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code, Azure, Windows, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Other

    MVC Frameworks, WCF Web Services, GitFlow, Episerver, Octopus Deploy, Cloud
  • Storage

    MSSQLCE, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM Db2

Education

  • Licentiate's degree in Management
    2011 - 2014
    Warsaw University of Technology - Warsaw, Poland
  • Master of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering
    2009 - 2014
    Warsaw University of Technology - Warsaw, Poland

Certifications

  • Microsoft Azure Developer Associate
    MARCH 2021 - MARCH 2023
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Professional Scrum Master I
    OCTOBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Scrum.org
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer
    OCTOBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Microsoft

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