Vivek Rathod, Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Vivek Rathod

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Software Developer

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Toptal Member Since
January 28, 2022

Vivek is an experienced software engineer working in the information technology and service industries. Skilled in React, React Native, Flutter, Vue.js, Node.js, Express.js, PHP, Laravel, and Java, he is eager to work on hybrid web/app development and loves being part of or leading teams. Vivek believes in continuous learning and implementing the best possible solutions.


Zurich Insurance (Freely)
Amazon Web Services (AWS), React Native, React, Zustand, Redux, Monorepos...
React Native, Firebase, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Android, Flutter
React, MockFlow, Storybook, Testing, AngularJS




Preferred Environment

MacBook, Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The most amazing...

...thing I've recently worked on is the Freely travel insurance mobile/web app utilizing the same BE and business rules across multiple front-end platforms.

Work Experience

Senior Front-end Engineer

2022 - PRESENT
Zurich Insurance (Freely)
  • Developed a multi-region travel insurance app that provides flexibility to modify and purchase insurance as per user's need and manage the policy throughout the journey.
  • Developed a mono repository on the front-end side to reuse approximately 50% of the code, including business rules, APIs, third-party services, etc., across multiple front-end platforms developed using React and React Native.
  • Delivered two new sales channels on one new region and one new platform to increase sales and visibility of the company's products.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), React Native, React, Zustand, Redux, Monorepos, TypeScript, ESLint

React Native Engineer

2021 - PRESENT
  • Developed and maintained a program code using frameworks and technologies like React Native, Flutter, and Android. Followed the best information-technology procedures and technical requirements. Provided industry-standard products and services.
  • Interacted with clients to gather business requirements. Conducted research and analyses to fulfill project requirements and planned tasks following a suitable software development lifecycle.
  • Provided informative solutions based on current market trends to develop and deliver industry-standard products with all the known technological limitations, advantages, and disadvantages.
Technologies: React Native, Firebase, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Android, Flutter

Front-end Engineer

2021 - 2021
  • Developed and maintained program code following quality standards and using JavaScript, React, Vue.js, and Angular to meet system requirements, business needs, and technical specifications.
  • Performed industry-standard testing and debugging and implemented diagnosing protocols and procedures to ensure quality standards.
  • Ensured programs and applications performed to specifications stated in business requirements.
  • Debugged and diagnosed faults and gaps within developed products to improve and maintain them within the industry standards.
Technologies: React, MockFlow, Storybook, Testing, AngularJS

Full-stack Developer

2019 - 2021
Penrite Oil
  • Created REST APIs according to the business requirements and implemented them on the website and mobile apps.
  • Developed and updated websites using Laravel, Vue.js, and React frameworks.
  • Built and updated mobile apps using React Native. Converted Android apps into hybrid apps.
  • Integrated Laravel back-end APIs with mobile applications and the website's front end.
  • Created and maintained two websites and two hybrid applications from scratch.
Technologies: Laravel, PHP, Vue, GraphQL, REST, React Native, React, CI/CD Pipelines, Automation

Full-stack Developer

2019 - 2020
Blue Business Guide
  • Created REST APIs and graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for web and mobile apps. Managed server tasks and mail services.
  • Developed a new website using Laravel, Vue.js, and React frameworks.
  • Created and maintained two websites and one hybrid app from scratch and managed their email and web servers.
Technologies: JavaScript, PHP, Laravel, React Native, React, Vue, CI/CD Pipelines, Hosting

Product Selector | Penrite Oil
This is a React Native mobile application developed for Penrite Oil company. It is for workshops that use Penrite Oil, and it contains up-to-date recommendations and a more comprehensive list of vehicles. As a lead developer, I built this application from scratch. The app used the same REST APIs as the website.

Blue Business Guide Website
I developed a local business directory using Laravel, PHP, and Vue.js for one of the businesses in Melbourne. As a lead developer, I handled this project from start to end. I also set up the server for the website and company emails.

Race Performance Filters

I developed this application using React Native for race performance filters while working at Penrite Oil. As a lead developer, I was involved in this project from start to finish. This project uses REST APIs from different back ends.

Freely App
A mobile app to provide flexible and customized travel insurance. Users can add boosts based on the activities or extra insurance requirements before purchasing the policy and modify them during the ongoing trip.
2018 - 2020

Master's Degree in Information Technology

Deakin University - Melbourne, Australia

2014 - 2018

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology

Nirma University - Ahmedabad, India


The Complete JavaScript Course 2021: From Zero to Expert!



Learn and Understand AngularJS



Flutter & Dart – The Complete Guide [2021 Edition]



React Native – The Practical Guide [2021 Edition]



React, Vue, Vuex, React Native for Web, Stripe


Slack, Zoom


React Native, Laravel, Flutter, AngularJS, Redux


Agile Software Development, REST, Hosting, Testing, Automation


JavaScript, PHP, GraphQL, TypeScript


Mobile, Firebase, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Android, iOS, AppsFlyer, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)


Web Development, Hybrid Apps, Mobile App Development, CI/CD Pipelines, Cloud, Email, Storybook, MockFlow, Zustand, Monorepos, ESLint, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Segment

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