olalekan .
Senior
nigeria Lagos, Nigeria ( GMT )
Senior
5 yrs Experience
Can Join ASAP English: Advanced
About

I am Olalekan, I mostly work as a full-stack RoR developer but I can also work as a backend developer. I have a lot of experience as a remote team member working for North-American companies. I excel at building meaningful relationships which have helped me be more productive and add value.

I am Olalekan, I mostly work as a full-stack RoR developer but I can also work as a backend developer. I have a lot of experience as a remote team member working for North-American companies. I excel at building meaningful relationships which have helped me be more productive and add value.

Experience
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Fullstack Lead Ruby on Rails Developer Rentgrata Client
Ilupeju
Jun'19- present

USA Rentgrata is a platform that connects prospective renters with current residents of apartment communities and allows these people to chat and find out more about the apartments that the prospective renters want to rent ⇢ Lead the design and architecture of the SMS chat feature that was implemented using Twillio. This enables users to be more active on the platform ⇢ Write and maintain various endpoints used by the React app and the IOS apps. ⇢ Break down tasks so that junior developers can take those cards and work in them ⇢ Unblock developers and ensure that are able to carry out their tasks without anything blocking their paths ⇢ Squash bugs and add additional features on the API and react apps Tools Used: ● Ruby/Rails ● React ● Git ● Rspec/Capybara ● Jest ● Postgres ● CurcleCI ● Slack, Trello SIDE PROJECTS Cahootify: A platform where professionals can meet and share their experiences and link up with one and other NGOChecker Wrote an API for this app, It allows for verifying genuine NGOs in Africa.

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Fullstack Ruby on Rails Developer Gobble Client
Ilupeju
Dec'17- May'19

USA Gobble prepares farm fresh 10-minute gourmet dinner kits with 3-step instructions delivered to your door. Gobble's weekly delivery includes three thoughtfully hand-crafted dinner kits filled with fresh pre-chopped and par-cooked ingredients (along with a gorgeous recipe card!) for customers to create Michelin-worthy dinners in their very own kitchen. ⇢ Recently, was part of implementing an event-driven model that is the backbone of communication for all the internal apps. ⇢ Take ownership of internal tools that help various departments in the company to perform their tasks effectively ⇢ Ensuring that all the tasks are carried out using TDD, design patterns and following the git workflow laid down by the engineering group ⇢ Involved in meetings when new features are to be added ⇢ Squash bugs, add additional features and participate in code reviews. ⇢ Keep up a good test coverage by writing tests with RSpec and Capybara for every feature implemented. ⇢ Support product migration and platform upgrades. Tools Used: ● Ruby/Rails ● Javascript, React ● CSS, Scss ● RabbitMq ● Heroku, Aws ● Git ● Mysql, Postgres, ● CircleCi, HoundCi ● Zube, Slack

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Ruby Developer Vundabar
Ilupeju
Jun'16- Nov'16

Vundabar is a lightweight portable ruby web framework modeled after rails and inspired by Sinatra. Vundabar is lightweight and hence fit for simple and quick applications. It is a very fast framework ⇢ Leverage the power of rack and Ruby's metaprogramming to create a gem that was able to serve up requests ⇢ Ensure specs are well written and well tested ⇢ Create generators similar to rails for simple tasks like running the web servers or creating a new app from scratch ⇢ Ensure data can be persisted by creating a data layer that persists data and capable of retrieval as well Tools Used: ● Ruby ● Rack ● Sqlite3 ● Git ● Trello ● Heroku ● Travis

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Fullstack Ruby On Rails developer Workdey
Ilupeju
Feb'16- May'16

Workdey is a platform where skilled workers can be matched with people in need of their services. ⇢ Participate in sprint planning ⇢ Implement new features using Ruby On Rails, Javascript ⇢ Write meaningful tests using Rspec, capybara and conducting the overall testing of the app ⇢ Deploying the app to the Heroku servers Tools Used: ● Ruby/rails ● Capybara/Rspec ● Postgres ● Heroku ● Git ● Pivotal Tracker ● CircleCi, HoundCi

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Senior Software Engineer Andela
Ilupeju
Jan'16- present

At Andela, developers are trained and connected with good tech companies abroad remotely. Asides, these developers constantly build open-source apps and many internal projects. ⇢ Provide consultation and development support services utilizing Ruby on Rails, Javascript/React, HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets, Responsive Web Design Test Driven Development, Behavior Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and agile development practices. ⇢ Write, and maintain API's with Ruby/Rails that power various frontend implementations(React) ⇢ Analyze software requirements and provide solutions, being also responsible for performing analysis, design, coding, testing, implementation, and maintenance of software solutions. ⇢ Support software quality assurance and configuration management activities. ⇢ Mentoring new developers on general coding principles and general programming Project Worked On

Education
Computer science
to 2014
Bachelor's Degree
Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta

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