I am a highly skilled Full-Stack developer and Engineering Manager with over ten years of programming experience in SaaS, E-commerce, and FinTech. As a start-up creator and founder, I played many roles and I was involved in the full business cycle. My hands-on experience in software development, system administration, and testing were completed by my involvement in marketing, operations, and people management. I love contributing to my community by sharing my accumulated know-how. I do this by being a mentor, a coach, a content creator, and a tech public speaker.
Founded a web development application for creating Facebook contests. Used PHP framework Nette and edited in AngularJS. Responsible for complete development from analysis, through design, to coding. Users can use the web application to create their Facebook photo, video, quiz or question competition.
Created an educational community for Czech developers. Contributed as a trainer, mentor and online streamer. Slack workspace comprises of over 70 channels at this moment, from frameworks like Symfony, Nette, Zend, Laravel, to more general topics like deployment, docker, aws, git, phpstorm. Over 2000 active members benefit from the content.
Responsible for live streams on twitch.tv/pehapkari, a unique source of information in the Czech language for web developers.
Manager for #Laravel, #Livestream and #General channels on Slack developer community.
Developed a web application that aggregates YouTube gaming videos, as well as a social network for YouTubers. WSAD Gaming was connected to the YouTube API, Twitter API, Facebook API, Twitch API. Built a script that processed videos with more than 15 different criteria, such as finding category from name, description and comments or tagging video based on the most used tokens.
Senior Software Engineer
2019 - Present (4 years)
Create and develop innovative software solutions for different clients across a broad range of industries.
Participate in scrums consisting of cross-functional teams, both software and hardware.
Ensure that features are being delivered efficiently and on-time.
Oversaw and managed concept-to-launch, MLP, and MLP-to-series-A tech startups with a valuation of over $100M and ~$1M MRR. Coached and mentored a team of 10 PMs, Directors of Product, and an agile coach resulting in better products and happier people.
Scaled multiple product teams to the size of 50+. Drove a data-focused and user-centric product management approach, ranging from discovery, through development, to validation and launch, and beyond.
Implemented a tailored version of the Spotify model to address people management and growth. Led a team of 3 engineering managers, constantly seeking to improve engineering quality, efficiency, and happiness in line with the company and technology vision.