Nazim B.

Nazim B.

Senior Full Stack Developer

London, United Kingdom
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About Me

Nazim is a full-stack developer with more than 17 years of C# experience. He has developed highly scalable, resilient, and robust microservices. In addition to proven back-end experience, he developed single-page applications (SPA) using the Angular framework on the front-end. He has worked on Azure Cloud-based projects, where he's used Azure Durable Functions, Azure Service Bus, Azure Storage, and Azure Cosmos DB.

Work history

Fuse by Allen & Overy
Senior Full-stack .NET Developer (Contractor)
2019 - 2020 (1 year)
  • Migrated the application implemented on Azure Data Factory to Azure Durable Functions which is a Serverless architecture.

  • Designed the application's central logging mechanism and fed it into Azure Application Insight.

  • Prepared build pipelines to create artifacts and to publish Nuget packages for the common libraries using Azure DevOps.

  • Integrated due diligence workflow with Orbis API to get company information like sector, rating, etc.

  • Managed to run Azure Functions as a Docker Container on the VM, because of the reason there was a data restriction and Azure Functions were not supported by Microsoft in that region.

  • Integrated Azure Functions with HiqhQ Collaborate Tool's REST API using OAuth2.0 authentication.

DockerGitLab CI/CD Azure DevOpsAzure Key VaultRESTful Development REST APIs Azure FunctionsStorage .NET CoreC#
Allen & Overy
Senior Full-stack .NET Developer (Contractor)
2018 - 2019 (1 year)
  • Used Microservices architecture and Rabbit MQ for messaging implemented integrations of multiple legal applications from scratch.

  • Automated workflows consuming REST API of the DMS tool that was newly bought.

  • Automated management of legal documents retention for the legislation.

  • Implemented web pages, using Angular SPA architecture, for the legal departments.

  • Provided REST APIs to third party companies through the Google Apigee tool for document processing, PDF generation, and content preparation.

  • Added features to legacy MVC app to communicate with microservices and APIs.

RabbitMQAngularTypescriptREST APIs RESTful Development MicroservicesLINQEntity Framework Core .NET CoreC#
Senior .NET Developer (Contractor)
2017 - 2018 (1 year)
  • Prepared high level and technical design documents for the integrations of seven different HSBC global applications.

  • Implemented integrations of seven different HSBC global applications between Turkey, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, and the USA using IBM MQ. Integrations had Global Payments transactions of SWIFT, EFT, Tax, Custom and Invoice payments.

  • Designed a central database and request/response logging system on MS SQL 2014 for the integrations.

Intertech - Denizbank
Software Architectural Consultant
2014 - 2017 (3 years)
  • Migrated the core banking system of Denizbank to HTML5.

  • Designed and implemented the API to connect Oracle and MS SQL from ServiceBus.

  • Integrated credit decision and scoring system of Denizbank Turkey with Sberbank Russia using IBM MQ.

  • Helped to integrate Azerbaijan ASB Bank's new core banking system SWIFT and EFT payments with the Azerbaijan Central Bank.

HTML5NUnitOracle Service Bus (OSB) IBM MQJavaScriptModel View Controller (MVC) XSLTXMLCode ReviewTFSWindows Communication Framework (WCF) .NETC#SQL
Intertech - Denizbank
Software Team Leader
2011 - 2014 (3 years)
  • Redesigned and implemented a Java-based in-house legacy risk evaluation system (ScoreCard) using .Net framework that processed 700,000 credit applications received via SMS.

  • Implemented a credit decision application using .Net framework from scratch.

  • Managed and developed an infrastructure for the web performance load test of the entire integrated core banking system with 30 virtual servers and more than 10,000 virtual users.

jQueryHTMLCSSJavaScriptRhino MocksSQLOracle Service Bus (OSB) Web ServicesModel View Controller (MVC) Windows Communication Framework (WCF) .NETC#
Intertech - DenizBank
Software Developer
2005 - 2011 (6 years)
  • Maintained and tuned legacy Java-based applications, and improved performance.

  • Integrated credit bureau and intelligence systems with the Central Bank of Turkey.

  • Involved in the development of core modules of a new core banking system with .Net framework in DenizBank.

TFSSubversion (SVN) IISWindows ServicesWebJavaScriptASPX Jakarta Server Pages (JSP) HTMLCSSMicrosoft SQL Server Apache StrutsJava.NETC#
Vector AI
Senior Software Developer (Freelance, Startup)
Present (2023 years)
  • Contributed to a machine learning project for a startup company. Developed application to do text clustering, text extraction, title, and content identification of data that was coming from image OCR API using Python.

  • Developed REST API using Flask to liaise with React front-end developers.

  • Implemented utilities to test processes and wrote results back to the source image file. The result was drawn as a box with correct coordinates onto the image file like title, identified content, location, or document identity number.

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Benchmark Capital
Senior Full-stack .NET Developer (Contractor)
Present (2023 years)
  • Migrated a couple of applications to use OAuth 2.0 authentication mechanism.

  • Implemented batch user and company details update on the CRM module to be used by admin users.

  • Implemented microservices to populate Azure Cosmos DB from the legacy SQL Server for the changes done via the legacy system.

  • Implemented REST APIs to be used by the React front end.

  • Refactoring, performance improvements and maintenance on ASP.NET (MVC 5) application.

Azure Cosmos DB Azure Service BusStorage MicroservicesOAuth 2 RESTful Development REST APIs LINQEntity Framework Core .NET Core.NETC#


Expense Commission Infrastructure

Designed and developed a highly dynamic rule-based expense commission infrastructure and integrated with core banking modules, ATM, and internet banking. With a user-friendly front end, skilled end users were able to change or add new rules based on transaction channels, the amount of the transaction, or customer CRM data.

Procurement Project

My role as a tech lead was to design and develop a serverless application to integrate with a Sharepoint-like platform used for a mega procurement project. This application needed to periodically retrieve data using REST API, process with Azure Durable Functions, and manage the state of workflows on the platform.

Machine Learning Project

I was involved in a machine learning project for a startup company. I was responsible for the development of text clustering, text extraction, title, and content identification of data that was coming from image OCR API using Python. I also developed REST API using Flask to liaise with React front-end developers.

Coronavirus Case Tracker - Chrome Extension

This Chrome extension tacks coronavirus cases by choosing the country. It gives information about the death rank of the country, the number of total infections, recovered, deaths, actives, today's cases, today's deaths, and serious cases. Users can also track worldwide stats by choosing worldwide from the list. It is developed to support multiple languages.

News RSS Reader

I developed a public-facing News/Media related web application. It was a multi-language web site where it was supporting four different languages English, Russian, Turkish, and Azerbaijani. It was consuming approximately 300 RSS feeds from 100 news sources consisting of news portals, TV channels, newspapers, and news agencies. There was a backend service that was periodically retrieving RSS content, and using internally developed customizable RSS parser was parsing RSS contents then connecting to the original news page via its link analyze web content like parse news content, find original image URL, title, and category of news and view it on the Front End.

Toptal React Academy

The Toptal React Academy is an exclusive learning program that teaches the React framework to select members of the Toptal network. After a month of study, all graduates are tasked with completing a 30-40 hour final project to build and deliver a React app from scratch. The above is a walkthrough of my final project.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering
Bogazici University
2000 - 2005 (5 years)