Jero Sutlovic


Jero Sutlovic

  • Professional Skills

    • Web Application Development Expert

      • Software Polyglot (Ruby, Lua, Python, C, Java, PHP, JavaScript, Go)
      • Expert in designing and implementing RESTful APIs
      • Excellent knowledge of relational database systems (PostgreSQL, MySQL)
    • Systems Adminstration and Operations Expert

      • Expert in cloud, VPS and dedicated hosting services (Amazon AWS, Heroku, Linode, OVH)
      • Experienced in both local and remote environment deployment (Vagrant, Ansible)
      • Excellent shell scripting skills for automation and administration tasks
  • Experience

    • Tech Lead – Kinetic Cafe

      Oct 2015Present
      • Lead a team of 2-5 engineers in building and designing a social network backend API
      • Responsible for communicating team delivery and estimations to all stakeholders
      • Maintain engineering quality while delivering on deadlines
      • Mentoring inter- and intra-team engineers to achieve career goals and growth
    • Director of Technology – Board and Tale Games

      Oct 2015Present
      • Provide insight and advice in all technology related matters
      • Assisted in design and creation of website
      • Begun creation of a new product to aide in community creation and retention
    • Platform Engineer – Kinetic Cafe

      Dec 2014Oct 2015
      • Designed and implemented an authentication microservice and middleware to enable SOA
      • Design an e-commerce cart and ordering system backend
      • Created a JMeter integration test suite for regression and performance testing
      • Implemented an API layer over Solr providing extra metadata
    • Volunteer Team Mentor – FIRST team 4902

      Jan 2015Apr 2015
      • Helped high school students identify and solve software-based robotics problems
    • Software Developer – Top Hat

      Jun 2012Nov 2014
      • Created native Android app to improve customer reach and usability
      • Improved registration experience and reliability with new purchasing API
      • Redesigned subscription API to enable accurate financial reporting and freemium model
      • Standardized development environment to improve developer productivity
  • Education

    • Sheridan College

      Sep 2011May 2012
      • Software Development and Network Engineering
      • 4.0 GPA

References available upon request.