Uri Levitsky, Software Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Uri Levitsky

Software Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Member since December 17, 2021
Uri has 18 years of experience in software development, including 7+ years in leadership roles, five in executive roles, and four years as the CTO of WIthYouWithMe, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 APAC winner (2019). The award recognizes the company as the fastest-growing startup with over 13,000% growth over three years.
Uri is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • DGR Media PTY LTD
    C#, GraphQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, .NET 6
  • Due Diligence Software PTY LTD
    JavaScript, Vue, Nuxt.js, AWS AppSync, GraphQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Docker...
  • Blakthumb
    Vue, Apollo Server, Azure PaaS, Azure SQL, Azure DevOps, Azure App Service...

Experience

Location

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Pop!_OS, Ubuntu Linux, Linux, Windows, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

The most amazing...

...experience I've had is being a CTO of Asia Pacific's fastest-growing tech startup for four years.

Employment

  • Senior Backend Developer

    2022 - 2022
    DGR Media PTY LTD
    • Developed microservices to ingest, reconstruct, and persist data from upstream APIs.
    • Developed SQL queries to implement complex business logic.
    • Implemented orchestration of microservices based on complex rules that were both data and schedule-driven using AWS Step Functions and State Machines.
    • Architected the database to efficiently store information.
    Technologies: C#, GraphQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, .NET 6
  • Full-stack Developer

    2022 - 2022
    Due Diligence Software PTY LTD
    • Developed an AWS SaaS app to facilitate data extraction from unstructured documents into a knowledge graph, and automatically compose human-readable reports based on templates and raise issues based on certain combinations of parameters.
    • Oversaw application architecture, design, and development processes.
    • Acted as a de-facto engineering manager and lead engineer.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Vue, Nuxt.js, AWS AppSync, GraphQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Docker, Azure DevOps, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), HTML, CSS, Mobile Web
  • Chief Technology Officer

    2021 - 2021
    Blakthumb
    • Designed and implemented an MVP for a process management app for indoor farms as the only developer.
    • Conducted extensive research on hydroponics, aquaponics, and indoor farming domains.
    • Integrated innovative 3D visualizations for a more intuitive and direct-action UX.
    Technologies: Vue, Apollo Server, Azure PaaS, Azure SQL, Azure DevOps, Azure App Service, TypeScript, Node.js, Microsoft SQL Server, Babylon.js, Element Plus, CTO, Architecture, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), HTML, CSS, Mobile Web
  • Chief Technology Officer

    2017 - 2021
    WithYouWithMe
    • Built the MVPs of what would eventually become the company‚Äôs flagship SaaS offerings, on my own, as the first technologist within the company.
    • Recruited, coached, and led a high-performing software engineering team.
    • Participated in designing the first-in-class platform to assist military veterans' transition into the civilian labor market.
    Technologies: Node.js, Vue, Express.js, Apollo Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Git, Azure DevOps, Serverless Framework, GraphQL, JavaScript, Amazon Aurora, CTO, Architecture, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), HTML, CSS, Mobile Web
  • Senior Software Developer

    2011 - 2017
    MRI Software
    • Developed the MRI's investment management product.
    • Introduced TDD, pre-tested commit, and design by contract to the company's development cycle.
    • Used .NET (WinForms), Microsoft SQL Server, TFS, and Salesforce as primary technologies.
    Technologies: .NET, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML
  • Senior Developer | Team Lead

    2007 - 2011
    WiseTech Global
    • Participated in designing and implementing a database server virtualization technology to be used with current and next-generation products, featuring near-linear scalability and continuous availability.
    • Contributed to internal build and distributed test tools.
    • Led the Ukraine-based part of the accounting team.
    Technologies: C#, Microsoft SQL Server

Experience

  • Blakthumb

    A SPA with GraphQL back end is intended for managing processes on a farm, typically a vertical indoor farm. Technology stack includes Vue.js, TypeScript, Apollo GraphQL client and server, Babylon.js in-browser 3D visualization library, Web Speech API, and camera access for barcode and QR code scanning.

  • Web Application for M&A Due Diligence
    https://next.duetwo.co/

    A Vue 3, TypeScript web application with TypeScript back end and GraphQL API. I helped the client design, shape, and optimize the solution and then led its implementation. The MVP attracted considerable interest from the top players in the industry.

  • WithYouWithMe Potential Web App
    https://potential.withyouwithme.com/

    An HTML5 web and PWA application that I initially developed solo as a POC and evolved into the company's flagship over time. I continued to oversee the development of and contribute in various areas, first as a lead developer, then head of engineering, and CTO.

Skills

  • Languages

    GraphQL, C#, TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, XML, Python
  • Frameworks

    Quasar, Express.js, Entity Framework Core, Tailwind CSS, Serverless Framework, .NET, Nuxt.js, Next.js, Angular
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue, Node.js, Entity Framework, React, Babylon.js, Google Speech API
  • Tools

    Auth0, Git, Vue CLI, Prisma, Docker Compose, Ansible, Azure App Service, AWS Step Functions, NGINX, GitHub, Jira, AWS AppSync, Ngrok
  • Paradigms

    Database Design, Azure DevOps, REST, Microservices
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Azure PaaS, AWS Lambda, WordPress, Ubuntu Linux, Linux, Windows, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
  • Storage

    Azure SQL, Amazon Aurora, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)
  • Other

    APIs, Apollo Server, Element Plus, Apollo Client, Technical Leadership, Full-stack, Full-stack Development, Vite, AWS RDS, Software Architecture, ThoughtWorks Gauge, Taiko, CTO, Architecture, Serverless, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), Mobile Web, State Machines, .NET 6, Solid.js, Applied Mathematics, Deep Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Pop!_OS, Sports, tRPC

Education

  • Engineer's Degree in Computer Science
    1998 - 2003
    International Solomon University - Kyiv, Ukraine

Certifications

  • Deep Learning Specialization
    NOVEMBER 2021 - PRESENT
    DeepLearning.AI
  • Machine Learning
    AUGUST 2021 - PRESENT
    Stanford University | via Coursera
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
    SEPTEMBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer
    APRIL 2013 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer
    APRIL 2013 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Specialist
    MARCH 2013 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer
    MAY 2008 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
    MAY 2008 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
    MAY 2008 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
    MARCH 2008 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional
    JANUARY 2008 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
    DECEMBER 2007 - PRESENT
    Microsoft

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