Bolatan .
Lead
nigeria Nigeria ( GMT )
Lead
7 yrs Experience
Can Join ASAP English: Advanced
About

I am a resourceful engineer with almost 8 years' experience managing teams and developing robust and scalable applications for top-notch Organizations. I've always been motivated by creative projects, teamwork, and being able to draw a connection between my efforts and the organization’s bottom line

I am a resourceful engineer with almost 8 years' experience managing teams and developing robust and scalable applications for top-notch Organizations. I've always been motivated by creative projects, teamwork, and being able to draw a connection between my efforts and the organization’s bottom line

Experience
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Senior Software Engineer/Team Lead
Andela/IZEA
Aug'20- present

As the Team Lead on an engagement with IZEA, I am responsible for coordinating and leading my fellow Andela teammates. Team size: 12 Primary technologies: Ruby on Rails, EmberJS, JavaScript, NodeJS, RSpec, Redis, Kafka, Docker, Python, Spark, and AWS (Lambda, RDS, ElasticSearch, SQS, and Dynamo). • Upgraded IZEA's core data and analytics system to eliminate noise and polluted data. This reduce operations cost by 7%. • Coordinating and ensured team members are easily onboarded on the partner's system. • Reviewed resumes and evaluated new hires to find the most talented professionals to join the team. • Communicates regularly with the IZEA and Andela stakeholders on expectations and deliverables.

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Tech Lead
CraftTurf
Apr'19- Aug'20

As the Tech Lead, I oversaw the development and enhancement of all technology systems and integrating new systems with existing ones. Team size: 11 Primary technologies: Ruby on Rails, ReactJS, JavaScript, NodeJS, RSpec, Redis, Selenium, Kafka, Docker, and TypeScript. • Created and tested key containerized microservices critical for business, including but not limited to: Authorization service, Business logic, and Web (UI) service. • Managed the global pilot and product iteration for partners. • Liaised regularly with the executive and senior management in planning budgets for technical projects as well as managing the financial aspects of the entire IT department. • Implemented of Infrastructure as Code to manage technology such as Kubernetes, Kafka and Docker in an AWS environment to scale and boost the reach of our customers. • Automated the management of customers applications on cloud environments like AWS, GCP and Azure to ensure they meet up with our SLA of up to 99.98% uptime. • Managed all IT staffs, with responsibilities ranging from hiring, evaluation, training (IT and non-IT staff), disciplinary procedures etc.

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Cofounder and CTO
DecaTech Services Hi TechGuru
Jun'17- present

My day-to-day involves fleshing out requirement specification for simple to medium-complexity partner applications. Ensuring application built are of great quality by following industry best practices. Team size: 5 Primary technologies: Ruby on Rails, ReactJS, JavaScript, NodeJS, RSpec, Redis, Selenium, Kafka, Docker, and Django. • Developing and evolving production plans and timelines • Creating and maintaining fully automated CI/CD pipelines to ensure seamless deployment of customer application from development environment to production when all checks and technical requirements are met. • Actively managed, improve, and monitor customer's cloud infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, and Azure. • Building applications that leverage on technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, React, and Microservices to increase scalability and minimize customers application deployment cost by 85%. • Enhanced security of customers applications by implementing principle of least privilege through role-based authentication and authorization. • Reduced costs by 10% each month by eliminating unnecessary servers and consolidating databases. • Built a real time movie recommendation solution that list movies based on community preference data and popularities to help local cinemas reach their users in an engaging and friendly manner. • Ensured applications built are of great quality by applying Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Design to minimize cost of bugs and ensure higher quality release. • Developed a robust secure consumable API that is secured with OAUTH2 protocol. • Cleaned up legacy code base to improve functionality, maintain code quality and enforce team's coding style guidelines.

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Volunteer Learning Facilitator
Andela Learning Community
Mar'17- present

• Provides necessary technical support on challenges experienced with respect to learning software development • Encouraging and enforcing industry best practices among learners. • Mentor and fellow facilitators and students. • Organize Meetups to encourage and support participants. • Following up project submissions and completion of course contents.

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Senior Software Engineer and DevOps Team Lead
Fertile Tech Business System
Apr'16- May'17

Team size: 8 Primary technologies: Ruby on Rails, Java, JavaScript, NodeJS, RSpec, Django, Python, and TypeScript. • Spearheaded teams that handled the software development life cycle for multiple client projects, end to end. • Participated in converting a WordPress based solution to a more engaging and user friendly ReactJS application that help increase customers checkout by 25%. • Led the drive to implement the Principle of Least Privilege across 100% of software development staff. • Assumed the role of Scrum master on multiple occasions. Organizes weekly standups and client-developer re-orientation meetings. • Supported and Mentored Junior developers on their technical challenges faced in the course of performing their daily tasks.

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Junior Software Engineer
TOMSAN Computers
Feb'14- Mar'16

• Planned, developed, tested, deployed, and maintained web applications. • Provided effective troubleshooting and remediation for web applications. • Worked well independently and within a team setting. • Followed policies and procedures related to application methods and quality standards at all times. Projects Open Source Contributions

Education
Computer Science
to 2022
Bachelor's Degree
University of London

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