Time: 2007/03 – present
Industry: IT- Software Systems & Design
Current role: software developer
I'm currently working on
Companies: SoftVig Systemy Informatyczne sp. z o.o. in cooperation with Carano Software Solutions GmbH and ThinPrint Inc.
Time: 1998/03 – 2007/03
Industry: IT- Software Systems & Design
Last role: project leader
I started to work as a software developer while I was still studying at University of Szczecin, in 1998. In my first months I was developing parts of DBFleet application, which SoftVig company developed together with Carano Software Solutions in Berlin. After proving my skills as a programmer, I moved to more responsible tasks as designing the functionals parts of database and software solutions. The cooperiation with Carano was the source of many interesting projects for such customers as Deutsche Bahn, Dekra, VR Leasing or german army fleet services (BWFuhrpark). The main area of industry was the fleet management for large companies. One of the intreresting tasks was helping Media Saturn headquarters in Ingolstadt to enter polish market by being involved in localisation of their in-store point of sale application.
Since 1999/05 to 2003/07 I worked on-site in Berlin in our cooperating company offices. Later on, I was still closely working with Carano's international team, but mainly from Szczecin's office.
My tasks, along with current customer's system maintaining, was to develop new functionality and improvements to their applications (such as multi-VAT functionality, EURO currency readiness, etc).
For over two years my job was to lead our software projects. My responsibilities were, among others, customer needs analysis, project architecture design, leading a team of developers and managing the implementation and deployment process.
Localisation of Media Markt's in-store point-of-sale software for polish market. Role: I was one of the developers working on-site in Media Saturn AG HQ in Ingolstadt, helping in interface translation and assising the first MM store in Poland launch.
1998 - 2003
Developing and maintaining the fleet management application for DB Rent and DB Fuhrpark Service, and Dekra AG. The systems each have ca 400 users. I worked on many upgrades such as euro currency compatibility, year 2000 preparation, multi-VAT compatibility etc. My mail role was a software developer and database changes designer.
1999 - 2005
Desing and developing automatica electronic reporting application for DB Fuhrpark Service. It allows an automatic invoice and email generation as an end-user tool which generates ten of 1000s reports every month. I was the main designer and developer for this project.
1999 - 2005
Design and developing of application for accounting data export for DB Fuhrpark Service. I was the designer and developer.
2000 - 2001
Integration project for legacy data after VR Leasing AG merged with another company. The tools for online integration were written entirely in Transact-SQL along with Java interface (which was written by another programmer). I was the data analyst, database designer and Transact-SQL developer for this project.
2000 - 2003
Business objects system for re-use in other applications written in Centura Team Developer environment. It allowed object - level programming in legacy Centura libraries. Business object provided included the contract, invoice, bulk invoice, ending invoice etc. Role: main designer and developer.
2001 - 2002
Designed and developed a data warehouse solution for Dekra AG. My role was to manage the whole design and development process, starting from customer needs specification, to actual coding and maintenance. The solution works to present day, maintained by another programmer.
2004 - 2005
Business Management Reporting (BMR) system for the biggest car dealer in Poland - Kulczyk Tradex (ca 60 affiliates). The system calculates reports about 2000 unified business parameters in every affiliate every month. Role: customer needs specification, system specification, design and most of the development in Transact-SQL, deployment planning. Transport application (SOAP) was written by another programmer under my supervision.
Replication system for Kulczyk Tradex BMR (see above). I took part in deveopment of data replication system based on .NET 2.0 and Microsoft SQL Server using SOAP Web Service to replicate data.
Fleet and frequent customer system design for Kulczyk Tradex. My role was to help specify customer needs and write the draft of the specification, along with supervising the demo application.
Online authorisation and registration module for ThinPrint's Cortado Content Beamer online services. Role: .NET 2.0 C# ASP.Net developer.
Payment calculation module for ThinPrint's Cortado Content Beamer online services. Role: .NET 2.0, C#, ASP.Net developer.
Persistent object generator as a programmers tool for ThinPrint's Cortado Content Beamer online services.
Above projects are the main projects choosen to give an example for various environments and roles I worked in. Along with them, I worked on many smaller tasks, that naturally come when a large project is maintained (updates, bug fixes, lot of data import / export / synchronisation tasks, business level data integrity checks, data integration etc).
Modifications to Xencos recovery document generator.
Global translator's site prototype done in Sharepoint Services.
Xencos business continuity management application (recovery document generator).
XencosGate – Xencos data importer.
Interactive handbook – commercial prototype built on Webservice / Smart Client / Sharepoint Services technologies – evolved finally to the complete office information management system.