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I'm Seyhun Akyürek

Senior Software Specialist. IOS Developer at eBay / Gittigidiyor

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I'm Seyhun Akyürek, Senior Software Specialist. Working at eBay / GittiGidiyor

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Currently writing code using iOS, Swift, Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, Ruby, Rails Living in Istanbul / Turkey

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Perfectionalist. Good at Kitchen, I love to cook. Bicycle lover. Playing video games. Loves theaters, Loves Books. Loves to do Yoga everyday. Going outdoors. Travels around the world. which including Thailand, Russia / Samara. Planning to travel including Barcelona, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Malta, Cambodia, Vietnam.

  • Fullname: Seyhun Akyurek
  • Job: eBay, GittiGidiyor
  • Website seyhunakyurek.com
  • Email: seyhunak [at] gmail.com

Skills

Typically 8+ years directly related experience of software development and/or enterprise software implementation experience from startups to enterprise in eCommerce, real-time messaging, payment, fin-tech area

Over 4+ years of experience in designing & developing mobile applications, UI applications, integrating with various Databases and Client-Server applications and working experience in iOS Development. Starting from Objective C to Swift.

Open Source

Built and contributed open source projects including popular twitter-bootstrap-rails Twitter Bootstrap for Rails 3.x - 4 Asset Pipeline project. (around 5k stars, 1k fork) Reviewed pull requests, merged pull requests, and verified reported issues on open source projects

  • 95%
    Swift
  • 85%
    Objective-C
  • 75%
    Ruby / Ruby On Rails
  • 60%
    Javascript
  • 50%
    Blockchain
  • 90%
    Agile Development / Scrum
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You can see my work experience below, in different startups / enterprise level companies I'm currently working and worked in previously.

Work Experience

Senior IOS Developer at eBay

May 2017 - Present

eBay

Working on Gittigidiyor's iPhone, iPad applications. GittiGidiyor is the leading e-commerce application in Turkey

  • Using Objective-C extensively. SOAPUI, Jira, Confluence, Slack for team messaging
  • Using Xcode and Appcode for application development
  • Adapted to the agile development model using Scrum framework.
  • Working on application architecture built using Objective-C, Service Oriented Domain Model
  • Working on new features built using Objective-C, REST APIs.
  • Implemented Secure Card Payment Gateway using MobilExpress, using PCI DSS Level 1 Security Architecture
  • Implemented Marketing integrations, Google SDK, Adjust, Omniture, Universal Linking, Deeplinking
See in App-store: eBay | Gittigidiyor

Senior IOS Developer

Jan 2017 - May 2017

Dreams & Bytes Agency

Worked as Senior IOS developer on realtime messaging IOS application called FanFan. Using Swift, Firebase, Implementing Unidirectional Data Flow Architecture, MVP, Clean Architecture in Swift 3

  • Built architecture using Swift, Protocol Oriented Programming, MVP, Test Driven Development, TeamCity CI, REST APIs.
  • Implemented Firebase realtime architecture, microservices, notifications
  • Working on Realtime API's and related micro-services.
  • Worked on Agile based development model.
  • Worked extensively with Swift 3
  • Working with native and third party frameworks.
  • Customized the table view cells depending on the design requirement.
  • Used Storyboard to design the UI wireframes of the application.
  • Used IB for Multiview-architecture in XIB using auto layouts, and customizing it using code.
  • Used Zeplin / Photoshop tool for designs.
  • Worked in tandem with the web service team to discuss the interface required along with changes the interface required.
  • Worked on web service calls, XML and JSON parsing.
  • Followed the apple UI guidelines throughout the project.
  • Created the View Controllers by both programming and through Interface Builder.
  • Proposed mobile friendly design approaches needed to develop the app.
  • Used BitBucket for code sharing and Jira for project tracking.
  • Used HockeyApp for testing, beta releases and crash reporting
  • Environment: iOS 8/9 iPhone SDK, Swift, Objective-C, Xcode 7.x, Interface-Builder, Cocoa Touch, UIKit framework, MVP architecture, RESTful JSON web services.
See in App-store: FanFan

Mateli

May 2016 - Jan 2017

Mateli eBanking / Fin-Tech

Worked as Senior IOS/Swift engineer on Mateli's mobile banking project

  • Built architecture using Swift, Protocol Oriented Programming, MVVM, Test Driven Development, TeamCity CI, Jenkins CI and enterprise grade-level tools, financial microservices, REST APIs.
  • Implemented Mateli's payment architecture, microservices
  • Worked on Face Recognition API, Voice Recognation, Fraud Prevention and payment related micro-services.
  • Worked on Agile based development model.
  • Worked extensively with Swift and Objective C.
  • Experience in working with native and third party frameworks.
  • Customized the table view cells depending on the design requirement.
  • Used Storyboard to design the UI wireframes of the application.
  • Used IB for Multiview-architecture in XIB using auto layouts, and customizing it using code.
  • Used Zeplin tool for designs.
  • Worked in tandem with the web service team to discuss the interface required along with changes the interface required.
  • Worked on web service calls, XML and JSON parsing.
  • Followed the apple UI guidelines throughout the project.
  • Created the View Controllers by both programming and through Interface Builder.
  • Proposed mobile friendly design approaches needed to develop the app.
  • Used BitBucket for code sharing and Jira for project tracking.
  • Used continuous integration Teamcity to build / test / deploy to Mateli IOS project.
  • Used Fabric for testing, beta releases and crash reporting
  • Environment: iOS 8/9 iPhone SDK, Swift, Objective-C, Xcode 7.x, Interface-Builder, Cocoa Touch, UIKit framework, MVVM architecture, RESTful JSON web services.
See in App-store: Mateli

Historide

May 2016 - Jan 2017

Historide

Worked as Senior IOS/Swift / FullStack developer on Historide

  • Built application using Swift, MVC Pattern, VCS, Rails
  • As an part-time provided support to Historide's backend stack and architecture
  • Implemented new features to IOS application built using Swift and implemented backend services
  • Worked on web service calls, XML and JSON parsing.
  • Used SVN for code sharing and Asana for project tracking.
  • Environment: iOS 8/9 iPhone SDK, Swift, Xcode 7.x, Interface-Builder, Cocoa Touch, UIKit framework, MVC architecture, RESTful JSON web services.
See in App-store: Historide

INGBank

May 2016 - Jan 2017

INGBank

Worked as Senior IOS/Swift developer on INGBank's mobile project

  • Swift application using enterprise grade tools.
  • Implementing INGBank's enterprise payment architecture
  • Worked on Agile based development model.
  • Worked extensively with Swift and Objective C.
  • Experience in working with native and third party frameworks.
  • Customized the table view cells depending on the design requirement.
  • Used Storyboard to design the UI wireframes of the application.
  • Used IB for Multiview-architecture in XIB using auto layouts, and customizing it using code.
  • Worked in tandem with the web service team to discuss the interface required along with changes the interface required.
  • Worked on web service calls, XML and JSON parsing.
  • Followed the apple UI guidelines throughout the project.
  • Localized application using Strings files
  • Created the View Controllers by both programming and through Interface Builder.
  • Used Git for code sharing and Team Foundation Server for project tracking.
  • Environment: iOS 7/8/9 iPhone SDK, Swift, Objective-C, Xcode 7.x, Interface-Builder, Cocoa Touch, UIKit framework, MVC architecture, RESTful JSON web services.
See in App-store: INGBank

Studio

May 2016 - Jan 2017

Studio

Worked as Senior Swift developer on Studio project, managed the team, implemented latest realtime technologies, messaging architecture

  • Swift, Objective-C application using Firebase, Parse, Parse Analytics and Parse Push Notifications
  • Developed Realtime messaging interface for notification system
  • Extensive API interfaces used (Parse API, Parse Cloud functions)
  • Used highly scalable mobile backend system. i.e. Firebase
  • User authentication via Facebook via Parse
  • Worked extensively with Swift and Objective C.
  • Experience in working with native and third party frameworks.
  • Customized the table view cells depending on the design requirement.
  • Used Storyboard to design the UI wireframes of the application.
  • Used IB for Multiview-architecture in XIB using auto layouts, and customizing it using code.
  • Worked on web service calls, XML and JSON parsing.
  • Followed the apple UI guidelines throughout the project.
  • Localized application using Strings files
  • Created the View Controllers by both programming and through Interface Builder.
  • Used Git for code sharing and Jira for project tracking.
  • Environment: iOS 7/8/9 iPhone SDK, Swift, Objective-C, Xcode 6.x, Interface-Builder, Cocoa Touch, UIKit framework, MVC architecture, RESTful JSON web services.
See in App-store: Studio

Introduce

May 2016 - Jan 2017

Introduce

Introduce is the social connection application built using IOS platform in Swift. Worked as Lead developer on introduceapp.me project, managed the team and implemented latest web technologies and mobile methodologies.

  • Ruby on Rails application with MySQL, MongoDB, Redis database
  • RESTFUL API Interface for mobile application, built on Rails application with MySQL, MongoDB, Redis database
  • Developed Realtime messaging interface for notification system
  • Extensive API interfaces used (Twitter Search API, REST API and Streaming API)
  • Built highly scalable web backend
  • User authentication via Twitter
See in App-store: Introduce

Web Applications built using Ruby On Rails / Javascript

May 2016 - Jan 2017

Pointro

Worked as Lead developer on pointro.me (SAAS) project, managed the team, implemented latest web technologies and methodologies.

  • Ruby On Rails application with MySQL, MongoDB, Redis database
  • Developed a location engine and realtime API integrations
  • Extensive API interfaces used (Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram, Yelp, Booking, Tripadvisor)
  • Built highly scalable web backend
  • User authentication via Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram
See in Web: Pointro

HesaplaBakalım

Worked as Lead developer on hesaplabakalim.com project, managed the team, implemented latest web technologies and methodologies.

  • Ruby On Rails application with PostgreSQL, Redis database
  • Developed calculator engine (wizard style, or form style)
  • Cached and scaled application
  • Marketing actions (Google Analytics and Google Adwords)
  • User authentication via Facebook
See in Web: HesaplaBakalım

e-PR

Rails application for pressrooms and distributing its pressdocs

  • Complex Rails application for creating and managing pressrooms and pressdocs
  • Tracks user activity and reporting (usage based, keyword based and social based)
See in Web: e-PR.NET

SosyalPosta

PHP application with MySQL database hosted on Amazon EC2

  • Complex PHP application for generating social postcards and sending as physical card
  • Contributed to application backend code
See in Web: SosyalPosta.com

Background Experience

Python & Django Developer ( Before 2012)

  • Developed and maintained Python, Django, javascript applications
  • Deployed on Google App Engine platform
  • Built, realtime push notification application called minirealtime

PHP Developer

  • Developed and maintained PHP, Zend Framework, javascript applications.
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Where to find me

eBay / Turkey
Barbaros District. Çiğdem Street. Ağaoğlu My Office. Ataşehir / Istanbul
Turkey

Email Me At

seyhunak [at] gmail.com
sakyurek@ebay.com

Call Me At

Skype: @seyhunak