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Alex Kivekäs


Software developer

Portfolio


202210
Asunto Helper

When: June - October 2022

Tech: NodeJS, Python
Description: Web scraper (puppeteer) plus Machine Learning. Set of scripts to load data from Oikotie houses and then to run Regression on the data in order to figure out pricing model around housing. Final report then brings top 10 options to check.
"When you are too lazy to check 100 options =)"

Git repo

202209
Sport divison

When: October 2020 - September 2022

Tech: NodeJS, MongoDB, Google oAuth
Description: Using Olympics athletes data, the app finds a sport based on person's height and weight, in which you would be an average representative, thus having easier time to start with.
"Statistics is your ally"

Web

202104
Home PI 2

When: January - April 2021

Tech: JavaScript, Discord, STT/TTS
Description: Next iteration of Home Pi (Raspberry PI) project. A Chatbot usable via Discord or Speech recognition locally running website. Able to control TV and send reminders to Discord. Speech recognition is activated by volume level in oppose to activation word.
"At my service"

Video

201903
lean-cache

When: February - March 2019

Tech: NodeJS
Description: Lean and customizable in-memory cache. Allows to restrict cache in size as well as time. Provides different replacement strategies
"Keep the cache under full control"

npm

201706
Home Pi

When: April - June 2016

Tech: JavScript, Node-RED, Kodi, Wunderlist API & Mobile client, Trello API
Description: Digital content assistant & media center based on Raspberry Pi. Few interval jobs to check content from various sites, e.g. new Film trailers at comingsoon.net and send notifications to Mobile via Wunderlist about new tv-series.

Github Repo Overview

201405
Quizzium

When: March - May 2014

Tech: Java Spring / Hibernate, MySQL
Description: Java web application to conduct small tests and multiple-choice based exams in schools and universities. Quizzium is devoted to an idea of easier life for all, students and teachers. For student it is possibility to see results immediately, whereas for teacher it is great assistance for evaluating and checking tests.

Release

 

Stats



5892 Cups of coffee


8 Large scale projects


61 Pizzas consumed





About


Experience

OP Financial Group, Banking
Lead developer
2022 - 2023


IBM Finland, Consulting
Application architect
2014 - 2022

Certifications

02/2022 Registered Product Owner
07/2020 Google Cloud Platform - Application developer (Coursera)
09/2019 Red Hat Openshift specialist
04/2016 Scrum master
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Education

Bachelor of Business Administration
Haaga-Helia UAS - Helsinki
2012 - 2015

Skills

Programming JavaScript, Python, Java, Kotlin, Ruby
Platforms Kubernetes, Openshift, AWS, IBM Cloud, Google cloud platform, Apache Spark
Middleware MongoDB, Redis, CouchDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL
Apache Kafka, Red Hat AMQ, Red Hat SSO
Analysis and design UML, OOAD, BPMN