Peter Toth

Peter Toth

Software developer and tech enthusiast

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WORK HISTORY

2016

Technical Team Lead at Hotovo.org

Feb 2016 – Dec 2016

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and researching JavaScript technological stack
  • Mentoring¬†junior developers.
  • Project management.
  • Research of new tools which could be used for improving development process in the company.
  • Communication with clients.
  • Help with a software architecture for the main project – payment system.

Projects:

Crypto Team

March 2017 – now

Founded internal team focused on cryptocurrencies.

Won local Startup Weekend with crypto based project.

Work on Jira plugin which allows Bitcoin to be automatically paid after completing tasks.

Organizing local crypto meetup.

Cloudmine

April 2017 – now

Creating brand new project front end based on React/Redux and Mmaterial UI. Project is based on older version of the application which was based on Angular. Front end architecture and implementation was full responsibility of my team.

Bot

February 2017 – April 207

Work on MVP for early stage startup based in San Francisco. Work in small team on front end (React) and backend (Node.js)

Internal React Based project

December 2016 – January 2017

Experimental React based project which goals was to map better existing React ecosystem by trying existing and experimental libraries.

Box SDK

August 2016 – November 2016

I was leading small team to work on Box SDK. I was handling sprint planning, communication with Bpx Team, coordinating part of the work on Java and .NET SDKs. I was also working on Node.js SDK which included implementation of new functionalities, testing, review and fixing of existing code, helping with improve best practices for the SDK, improving official API documentation.

Publicitas Ad Network Platform

Feb 2016 – August 2016

I was working remotely with teams in Austria and Estonia on large Angular 1.x based core project for Publicitas. I was responsible for adding new functionalities, testing and communication

with customer.

2015

Career Break

Oct 2015 – Feb 2016

I decided to take a short break to travel through a few European tech cities and go through a stack of books I wanted to read ūüėČ

Visited Hackers Congress at Paralelní polis in Prague.

Went to hack a cancer hackathon at London.

Helped the winning team at StartupWeekend in Zilina.

Went to The State of the Future event organized by London Futurists.

Refreshed my JavaScript and Node.js knowledge.

2015 2014

Lead Backend Developer at Awaboom

Feb 2014 – Sep 2015

I chose the company because it was small startup with a dynamic environment and thirst for growth.

Key responsibilities:

  • Created and maintained technology stack. The company was already using PHP but without any framework. I picked framework for each project, bug tracking, project management system and deployment process.
  • Communication with clients.
  • Help with a software architecture for the main project – payment system.
  • Mentoring¬†junior developers.
  • Project management.
  • Code reviews.
  • Hiring.
2014 2011

Java/JavaScript Software Developer at NICE Actimize

Apr 2011 – Jan 2014

I was working¬†on customizing large enterprise platform for needs of banks from USA, Switzerland, Japan, Canada, Germany. I’ve worked mostly with JavaScript and Java.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developed small to mid large projects in Java and JavaScript.
  • Project management.
  • Architecture for JavaScript projects.
  • Testing and deploying software.
  • Communication with international clients.
  • Working with a tight schedule.
2011 2008

 

Personal Development and Communication Skills

Dec 2008 РApr 2011

I took some time off during my early twenties to focus on personal development and communication skills.

Key activities:

  • Created a blog about personal development and productivity tips.
  • Evolved my communication skills and personal coaching in London.
  • Worked at sales and customer support for a big ¬†telecommunication company to ¬†improve my communication skills further.
2008 2007

Java/JavaScript Software Developer

June 2007 – Aug 2008

This was my first job after high school.

Key responsibilities:

  • Worked on internet banking system for Czech bank.
  • Worked on a project management system for big telecommunication company using Java(JSF, Hibernate), JavaScript.
  • Worked on an internal contact management product using Java(Echo2 library).

EDUCATION HISTORY

2012

Applied computer science

Technical University Kosice

This degree has helped me to  gain the knowledge about applying computer science to different fields.

I was studying part time, because I was already working as software developer (full time) during my studies.

2010

Computer Science

High School Electrotechnical

Graduated with distinction. Represented my school with Java based 3D game which provided basic framework for game development. I have learned about electronics which helped me to understand computers and software better on low level.

DEVELOPMENT SKILLS

Atom Editor

Git

JavaScript

React

Eclipse

SVN

Java

PHP

SQL

Node.js

Bitcoin protocol

Ruby On Rails

Linux

SOFT SKILLS

COMMUNICATION

TEAM LEADING

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

BUSINESS SKILLS

SOME OF BOOKS I READ RECENTLY

FAVOURITE PODCASTS

VOLUNTEERISM

Helping at League Against Cancer Kosice during Daffodil day(fundraising) 2014, 2015, 2016

Other Interests

Cryptocurrencies, personal development, science, rationality, rock music, altruism, health and exercise.