Eugen Friedland Potrait
Hey
There!

My Name Is Eugen Friedland.
I Am a Software Engineering Expert With Over 10 Years Of Experience Under My Belt πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

I am a passionate Java and Scala developer who lives for open source.

I also enjoy sharing what little I know with others by writing blog articles about how to solve big world issues by using technologies.

You can also explore my open source work on Github or follow me on Stackoverflow if you want.

Technologies & Skills

Expert fields

Java, Scala, Release Engineering, Spring Framework, Cisco CUCM

Good knowledge

Scala, Functional Programming, Multithreaded Environment, Amazon Web Services, NetApp, TDD, RESTfull design, Linux, IoC & JBoss, Hibernate ORM, Akka, Mockito, ScalaTest, SBT, Ant, Maven, Git, SVN, MySQL, PostgreSQL, AngularJS, Docker, Kubernetes, NoSQL Databases

Education

2011–2015 | Remote

Open University of Israel

BA Computer Science – Systems & Applications and Economics

2002–2009 | Tel Aviv

Shevah Mofet High School

Full Matriculation Certificate, with extended Physics and Electronics subjects

Languages

  • Russian

    native

  • Hebrew

    fluent

  • Slovak

    fluent

  • English

    fluent

  • German

    intermediate

  • Czech

    good

Experience
Jun 2019 – now | Self-employed | Remote

Software Developer @ Naya Technologies

During my work with Naya Technologies I mainly solved Big Data challenges using Amazon Web Services tools. Projects:

  • Helping a major player in online marketing business in migrating it’s services to AWS platform to reduce costs. In my everyday work my duties were: writing architecture designs, hands-on development using DynamoDB NoSQL database, building a CI/CD pipeline for EKS deployment, assisting development teams
  • to congure their products for AWS environment, resolving production issues. All this done through direct communication with the customer and strong teamwork.
  • Data enrichment system for a government company in Israel aerospace industry, using Scala and Spark to get insights on events from autonomic vehicles.
  • Smart grid optimization system using Markov Decision Process algorithm to cut costs for electricity micro grids.
Oct 2016 – Jun 2019 | Correnet | Nes Ziona

Software Architect @ Correnet

I have developed from scratch a UCaaS platform using Java with Spring stack. This platform is now the target architecture for ATT UC department and lead to company partnership with Cisco. Among my daily tasks were:

  • Hands-on writing of crucial code parts and CI + deployment process.
  • Managing a team of developers, QA and DevOps.
  • Understanding customer requirements and translating them into specs.
  • Presenting the solution to our customers.
  • Writing crucial parts of data migration system using Python/Django.
Feb 2016 – Sep 2016 | Playtech | Tel Aviv

Scala developer @ Playtech

I worked in a team responsible for innovative gambling platform written in Scala using Akka technology stack. We used Akka cluster to be able to handle high transaction throughput. Among my responsibilities were:

  • Developing protocols used by external game providers on game session management.
  • Implementing government regulation requirement on gambling sessions in multinode environment.
Feb 2014 – Jan 2016 | M.G. Soft | Tel Aviv

Scala Developer @ Netapp

During my work at NetApp we developed NetApp storage OS implementation for the cloud. Besides everyday features implementation, I have optimized the build performance, migrating from Maven to SBT which gave 2x shorter build time. Also I helped the team to move to Git which resulted in better code review coverage. My everyday tasks were:

  • Using Scala Akka on top of JBoss stack to orchestrate NetApp solution deployment on AWS platform.
  • Working in small team consisting of frontend, backend and QA automation developers to roll out features quickly with the required quality format.
Jul 2012 – Feb 2014 | M.G. Soft | Raanana

Java Developer @ M.G.Soft

As a developer in an outsoursing company I had the luck to solve various problems for different customers. The biggest projects I worked on were:

  • Build infrastructure refactoring for one of the largest Israel IT companies (Amdocs), where together with a team of skilled developers we rewrote the build from spaghetti-like code in Perl, Ant and Bash to a set of 600+ Maven modules, with clear indication on CI status.
  • Domain acquisition and management system for a small SEO company which were written from scratch to production usage using Java, Spring and Vaadin.
  • Questionnaire system for HR psychology company using Java with JBoss stack.
Jan 2011 – Jul 2012 | Israel Direct Insurance | Petah Tikva

Java Developer

As part of application team I worked both on server and client sides developing enterprise applications using Swing for the client side, Spring as the main server side technology and Sybase TSQL for complex queries & stored procedures.

I’m Writing
About Software πŸ–Œ

I love sharing what I know with others, which is why I’ve recently started writing articles on coding, resolving big world issues by using technologies and the newest web technologies. I also like to write about how to meet all the deadlines and how communicate between technologies and people.

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Modern Java Programming: Developing Interactive Websites

I’m an active member of the open-source communities. With my writing about programming, I’m trying to help people like you: you can become a better programmer and promote your ideas, too!Β 

Hire Me

Interested in collaborating with me to solve big software problems or write an article? Get in touch ✌️