Adam Kopeć

Software craftsman and clean code enthusiast

Adam Kopeć

Software craftsman and clean code enthusiast

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Hi, I'm Adam Kopeć!

Software craftsman and clean code enthusiast

Profile

Full name

Adam Kopeć 

BORN

30. June 1989 – Sosnowiec, Poland 

Mail

adam.kopec@gmail.com 

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WORK EXPERIENCE

Synerise S.A., Kraków

Software Engineer - November 2016 - Current

Platform development in PHP & JavaScript

Grupa Unity, Kraków

PHP Solution Architect - September 2015 - November 2016

  • Playing a lead architect role in a team that worked on company’s flagship product – an in-house e-commerce platform. My work has been focused on transition from dedicated solution, that had to undergo major changes from project to project, into a framework with a consistent, but customizable domain model, that could handle many conceptually different systems.
  • Participation in technical meetings with customers,
  • Making diagrams and writing documents about the architecture,
  • Training of junior developers,
  • Knowledge crunching with customers, writing proposals, project boundary negotiations.

Grupa Unity, Kraków

PHP Architect - October 2013 - September 2015

  • Implementation of customer’s performance problem solution. Major architectural leap from ad-hoc, stored procedure-based calculations to an asynchronous, messaging-based solution built on the top of RabbitMQ. Development of a custom intermediate data generation algorithm for effective caching.
  • Project and implementation of a sophisticated loyalty point calculation program, in some ways similar to Payback™. Project consisted of a calculation engine and an intuitive GUI written in JS, which provided a way to enter even very complex, custom rules.
  • Project and implementation of an automated tool, that was able to merge product catalogs from many vendors. It was capable of handling many different protocols, mainly EDI-Wheel, EDIFACT INVOIC, SOAP and Xpartner. Challenges: queueing systems, different data models, event-driven programming, big range of data,
  • Activities aimed at modernization of the company’s software development methodology. Introduction of formal code reviews and build automation procedures based on Phing and Jenkins.
  • Conducting weekly internal trainings for coworkers. Topics: software engineering, Domain Driven Design, new technologies, elegant design patterns etc.

Empathy, Kraków

PHP Programmer - April 2012 - October 2013

  • Programming of e-commerce platforms and dedicated systems for key customers.
  • Implementation of integration solutions and business rule modeling.
  • Spreading of good software engineering practices: unit testing, object oriented design, refactoring.
  • Extending the company’s framework with a DI container, event bus and other components.
  • Maintaining legacy systems.

Indexo, Kraków

PHP Programmer - August 2009 - April 2012

  • Development of dedicated systems, challenges: XML-RPC, AMF, Lucene, Facebook API, Google Maps API, automatic e-mail responders, PDF generation, web-crawler design, payment systems integration (payu.pl, dotpay.pl) etc.
  • Web server administration – deployment, PHP and SQL optimization, domain management.
  • Main projects: http://pokaz.to/, http://www.preseller.pl/, http://frauscherboats.pl/, http://www.mountainapartments.pl/, http://ibhp.pl/, indexo.pl homepage and many automated SEO tools

Indexo, Kraków

Intern - July 2009

Web programming with HTML, CSS and JS, SEO tools development

Education

Master of Computer Science (incomplete)

Applied informatics, AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków - 2011-2013

I passed all the exams but decided not to write my thesis because it had to be connected with metallurgy, which I was not very much interested in

Bachelor of Computer Science

Applied informatics, AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków - 2008-2011

Computer science studies flavoured with a little bit of metallurgy, materials science and thermodynamics

High School

II High School in Dąbrowa Górnicza - 2005-2008

Class of mathematics, physics and informatics

SKILLS


Soft Skills

  • 75% Complete
    Communication 75%
  • 90% Complete
    Diplomacy 90%
  • 80% Complete
    Savoir-vivre 80%

Architectecture Skills

  • 85% Complete
    Knowledge crunching and asking questions 85%
  • 95% Complete
    Identifying abstractions and analysis 95%
  • 70% Complete
    Formalization and visualisation 70%
  • 80% Complete
    Implementation and integration assistance 80%
  • 75% Complete
    Scrum 75%

Programming skills

  • 90% Complete
    Backend PHP development 90%
  • 99% Complete
    Object-oriented design 99%
  • 50% Complete
    Non-visual JavaScript 50%
  • 70% Complete
    Enterprise integration patterns 70%
  • 80% Complete
    Testing 80%

Interests

Guitar

I play the electric guitar in a garage band and do some acoustic, even fingerstyle playing in my free time. I listen a lot to jazz and classical music, but I don’t despise metal, rock or electronic.

Books

I like to read books, especially when they offer me a good intellectual exercise. That’s why I’m particularly keen on postmodernism, magic realism and sometimes even hard science fiction.

IT

I work in IT because of passion, not money or future prospects. I like everything computer-related, ranging from math and theory to intelligent cars and cryptocurrencies. I’m excited to observe how the technology changes our civilization.

 

Contact

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ADDRESS

os. Kalinowe 16/40 31-814 Kraków

MAIL

adam.kopec@gmail.com

Thank You

Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.

Martin Fowler