Lawrence E.

Lawrence E.

Senior Software Engineer

Lagos, Nigeria
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About Me

I am an experienced Software Engineer with 5+ years of technical expertise in product design/engineering using the latest tech trends, stacks and approaches to deliver high-quality solutions - including innovative payments and billing systems to clients. I employ a customer-centred approach in the implementation of solutions; communicating progress along the life-cycle of such products.

Portfolio

Integration Engineer - ChartMogul
Integration Engineer - ChartMogul

ChartMogul is a SaaS company that provides a subscription-based analytics service to mostly SaaS businesses that handle payment through Stripe, Chargebee, Paypal etc. Worked on a lot of refactoring and technical debt chores, and added data dog for monitoring on the solution. Built and launched a Shopify integration solution for the ChartMogul SaaS and migrated some integrations from Node.js to Golang.

Software Engineer - JoinPiggy LLC
Software Engineer - JoinPiggy LLC

Piggy is a coupon and discount dispensary service. It helps members save money through apps and extensions. Worked on a lot of performance improvement tasks on the APIs, built a data ingestion service for the client and encouraged the documentation of tasks by documenting all services worked on.

Software Engineer - iRoko TV
Software Engineer - iRoko TV

IROKO is one of Nigeria’s largest internet and entertainment companies. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, it showcases the very best of Nollywood, Africa’s most popular, best-loved form of entertainment, with movie fans tuning in from every single corner of the earth. Built and managed an SDK for third-party API gateways on the solution and implemented a stable platform for multi-region billing and subscription management. Worked on the setting up of a proper bug ticketing workflow on the platform.

Work history

UpStack
UpStack
Software Engineer
2019 - Present (4 years)
Remote
  • Creating and developing innovative software solutions for 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.

ChartMogul
ChartMogul
Integration Engineer
2018 - 2019 (1 year)
Berlin, Germany
  • Researched and designed integration specifications for the payment gateways, and wrangled (ingesting, cleaning and exporting) data for reporting.

  • Offered technical expertise for scrum planning for integration with payment gateway providers (iTunes, Google-Play, Zuora, GoCardless, Shopify, Paypal); building internal tools to automate tasks.

  • Monitored integration processes with DataDog and Rollbar etc.; proactively reacting to incidents on the payment gateways.

JoinPiggy LLC
JoinPiggy LLC
Software Engineer
2017 - 2018 (1 year)
Florida, United States
  • Integrated Piggy's microservice-based architecture with different advertising APIs (eBay, Amazon, LinkShare, WebGains, AffiliateNet, Groupon, GetARoom).

  • Built Superviord workers to handle data ingestion from clients through a microservice to ETL data architecture.

  • Monitored API and data ingestion services; optimizing and enhancing the Rest API for mobile apps and browser extensions by adding batch support.

iRoko TV
iRoko TV
Software Engineer
2015 - 2017 (2 years)
Lagos, Nigeria
  • Provided robust technical solutions for billing and payment solution engineering; working on tools development and maintenance.

  • Built an internal tool to simulate webhooks delivery for payment gateway solutions that do not support webhooks.

  • Built an event/message-driven and HTTP-based microservice architecture, and supervised payment gateway integration with Paypal, Stripe, FastSpring, 2Checkout, Chargify, Tigo, Paystack, ChargeBee.

Education

Education
B.Eng Electrical Electronics Engineering
University of Port-Harcourt
2006 - 2011 (5 years)
Education
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The Magical Marvels of MongoDB
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Powering Up with React
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On Track with Golang
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Flying Through Python
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