Kazeem O.

Kazeem O.

Back-end (Node.js) developer

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Nigeria

Software professional who has more than 9 years of experience worked with a lot of Javascript stacks which Node.js is the major. Hard worker and team player who is proficient in an array of web development tools.

Skills

  • Node.js
  • Javascript
  • CSS
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Experience

Banking Sector (Contract), Remote

Senior Software Engineer

February 2021 to Present

Stack:

  • Node.js
  • Express

 Responsibilities:

  • Successfully integrated transaction tracking for loan payments to aid partners for easy feasibility
  • Built and managed the school integration services to aid partners' communication
  • Successfully took ownership of school applications integration flow


Informational technologies and services (Contract), Remote

Lead Full-stack Engineer

January 2021 to October 2021

  • Stack:
  • Node.js
  • Express

 Responsibilities:

  • Head the lead role and take charge of processes in managing application that creates avenues for products bidding and search
  • Work with junior engineers for ideation, code reviews, and problem resolution
  • Discuss with top management for success metrics, features development, and feedbacks


Insurance (Contract), Remote

Lead Engineer

March 2020 to January 2021

Stack:

  • Node.js
  • Express
  • Angular

Responsibilities:

  • Work as a lead full stack engineer leveraging Node.js and Angular for the insurance aggregation platform for insurance carriers in the USA
  • Optimization of the ranking system, third party integrations, new features and optimizing existing features
  • Improved the performance of the ranking algorithm for the insurance company listing which increased the monthly revenue by 30% as reported by the CTO
  • Improved the auto rendering of blog post images, links, and click to call banners which makes the blog rendered in 3 sec from 8-10 sec


Financial technology company, Nigeria

Engineering Manager & Consultant

February 2019 to November 2020

Stack:

  • Node.js
  • React

Responsibilities:

  • Development of the interfacing platforms which includes the mobile and web based platforms
  • Build micro APIs that supports Client facing systems
  • Lead the team of engineers in client facing systems, mentor, code review, train, create application documentations and patterns and setup processes for the client based developers

Internet technologies, Netherlands

Senior Software Engineer

February 2018 to October 2020

Stack:

  • Node.js
  • Express
  • Next.js
  • Vue.js

Responsibilities:

  • Developed over 4 production applications for Educational, Fintech, Agriculture and Insurance companies which cost of development valued over $350,000
  • Successfully contributed to over 10 projects estimation and over 5 of the products are currently in production
  • Contributed to the new platform that was built, set up the application architecture and designed more robust components for reusability

Informational technologies and services, Nigeria

Lead Application Developer and Software Consultant

June 2017 to February 2019

Stack:

  • Node.js

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered the payment gateway and bill aggregation platforms for bank
  • Project maintenance
  • Mentorship

Informational technologies and services, Nigeria

Lead Software Developer

May 2016 to May 2017

Stack:

  • Node.js
  • Express

Responsibilities:

  • Building the educational platform
  • Lead the team of developers and trained junior developers

Informational technologies and services, Nigeria

Software Developer

August 2014 to May 2016

Stack:

  • Node.js
  • Angular/ Angular.js
  • MongoDB
  • AWS
  • Express.js
  • Chai
  • Mocha
  • Redis

Responsibilities:

  • Developing of loan application system that carries out all kinds of loan processes ranging from student to mortgage loans
  • Lead the team of remote software engineers 

Oil & Gas, Nigeria

Software Developer

March 2014 to August 2014

Stack:

  • Node.js
  • Express

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the company website
  • Developed the internal staff log system

Education, Nigeria

Software Developer

December 2013 to February 2015

Stack:

  • Javascript
  • HTML
  • CSS

Responsibilities:

Built the public portal systems for the organization

  • Built the entire website and design development
  • Built the entire administrative system to managing the platform
  • Built the news portal and comment management system

Educational services, Nigeria

Software Developer

March 2012 to November 2013

Stack:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • MySQL

Responsibilities:

  • Built the computer base test application for the school
  • Managed the computer based test and administrative layer
  • Setup the computer based test and infrastructure management
  • Worked as IT manager for time period this solution is licensed to the school

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Ondo State University of Science and Technology

September 2010 to June 2015

Nigeria

Portfolio

Payment system / Education
February 2021 - November 2021
Payment system / Education
February 2021 - November 2021

I currently work as Senior Software Engineer (Backend Focus) in managing the payment processes, loan and settlements and oversee integrations with partners. With 15% increase in success metrics and efficiency due to the exposure of new integrations for partners, improvement to climbPay and more easy way for schools to access student loans and settlements.

 

Accomplishments:

1. Successfully integrated transaction tracking for loan payments to aid partners for easy feasibility.

2. Built and managed the school integration services to aid partners' communication.

3. Successfully took ownership of their school applications integration flow.


Technologies used:
Node.js, React, MongoDB, AWS, Express
Structured Product Intelligence(SPI) / Data Automation
January 2021 - October 2021
Structured Product Intelligence(SPI) / Data Automation
January 2021 - October 2021

I currently head the lead role and take charge of processes in managing their Structural Intelligence Product and CUSIP application that creates avenues for products bidding and search. The system currently houses over 2 Million products which I work with sophisticated program paradigms to scale and manage the system.

 

Accomplishments:

1. I successfully redesigned the architecture of their legacy system to use the modern programming paradigm and likewise successfully rebuilt the SPI search services integrations.

2. I successfully coordinated the team of 4 developers under my lead and we were able to achieve results and meet deadlines.

3. I successfully scaled the system for optimality and delivered faster APIs for our partners.

Technologies used:
Node.js, Vue.js, Express
Website / Insurance
March 2020 - January 2021
Website / Insurance
March 2020 - January 2021

I work as a full-stack engineer leveraging NodeJs and Angular. My work spans through optimization of the ranking system for insurance aggregations, third-party integrations, and development of new features, and optimizing existing features.

 

Accomplishments

1. Improved the performance of the ranking algorithm for the insurance company listing which increased the monthly revenue by 30% as reported by the CTO.

2. Improved the auto rendering of blog post images, links, and click to call banners which makes the blog rendered in 3 sec from 8-10 sec.


Technologies used:
Node.js, Angular, MongoDB, AWS, Express
Application / Fintech
September 2019 - December 2020
Application / Fintech
September 2019 - December 2020

A mobile platform for wallet solution that aids payment for bills and transfers where I coordinated and took active part in all of the features deliverables.

 

Accomplishments:

1. I successfully set up a standard practice for both backend and front end of the system

2. I successfully built the payment sdk that house the QR, NFC and Nearby payment option

3. I successfully work with the team in coordinating, managing and developing new features and services.


Technologies used:
Node.js, Java, React Native, Express
Mobile Platform / Fintech
September 2019 - December 2020
Mobile Platform / Fintech
September 2019 - December 2020

A mobile platform for merchant solution that aids payment for bills, payment for purchase of goods & services, transfers, and cash-in/cash-out (Agency Banking) where I coordinated and took active part in all of the features deliverables. We also deliver this solution for our partner banks Sterling with same features.

 

Accomplishments:

1. I successfully set up a standard practice for both backend and front end of the system

2. I successfully built the payment sdk that house the QR, NFC and Nearby payment option

3. I successfully work with the team in coordinating, managing and developing new features and services.


Technologies used:
Node.js, Java, React Native, AWS, Express
Application / Outsourcing
February 2018 - December 2020
Application / Outsourcing
February 2018 - December 2020

I worked as a contractor that developed software products for companies around the globe ranging from European, American, and African companies. I worked as a lead engineer on most products built and I managed development processes and took an active part in projects contracted to me.

One of the projects is a service rendering platform that enables companies, individuals to request services from prospective service providers while having better chat applications to keep up the conversations, document signing, and payment for services.


Technologies used:
Node.js, Angular, Vue.js, React, React Native, MongoDB, AWS, Express
Software development / Fintech
March 2017 - January 2019
Software development / Fintech
March 2017 - January 2019

I worked as a software consultant for First Bank Nigeria that took an active part in building the Biller aggregation platform and payment gateway system.

 

Accomplishments

1. Successfully delivered the payment gateway and bill aggregation platforms for First Bank Nigeria.

2. Built the payment gateway SDK

3. Successfully built the auditing and approval system and likewise built a Search Query based on JPA with generics for complex queries.

4. Third-party integrations

5. Successfully took an active and lead role that built the first bills payment features.


Technologies used:
Node.js, Angular, MongoDB, Express
Software development / Education
March 2016 - June 2017
Software development / Education
March 2016 - June 2017

I worked majorly as a front-end engineer where I managed other front-end developers. I also took an active part in building our SAAS cloud base system for tertiary institutions.

 

Accomplishments

1. Delivered successfully EduManager 3.0 that was used by Nasarawa state university and plateau state polytechnic.

2. Engaged in project research, planning, and idea generation.

3. Managed successfully client end team in achieving the EduManager 3.0.


Technologies used:
Angular
Website / Education
September 2015 - June 2016
Website / Education
September 2015 - June 2016

I built the entire company platform that enhances uploads of new posts and services rendered in the community and likewise support for commenting on posts. I also developed the administrative system to manage the website and its contents.          

 

Accomplishments

1. Built the entire website and design development

2. Built the entire administrative system to managing the platform

3. Built the news portal and comment management system.


Technologies used:
Javascript, PHP
Website / Oil & Gas
March 2014 - August 2014
Website / Oil & Gas
March 2014 - August 2014

Managed the company website, developed the staff log system and worked as a junior bid officer for technical tender bids submitted on NIPEX.

 

Accomplishments:

1. Successfully managed the company website

2. Successfully built the staff log system


Technologies used:
HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL
Application / Education
March 2012 - November 2013
Application / Education
March 2012 - November 2013

Built the school internal computer base test application through K-Devs Systems Limited that serves over a thousand students and likewise managed the school portal and IT processes.

 

Accomplishments:

1. Successfully built the computer base test application for the school.

2. Successfully managed the computer base test and administrative layer.

3. Successfully setup the computer base test and infrastructure management.

4. Successfully worked as their IT manager for time period this solution is licensed to the school


Technologies used:
HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL