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Summary

Experienced technologist with strengths in entrepreneurship, software development, product management and user experience. Gained by working with a mixture of established tech companies and early stage startups. Currently pursuing a part-time Master of Science degree in Computer Science at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Work History

Aug 2016Present

Senior Software Engineer

Elektron Technology/Checkit.net - United Kingdom

Working on Checkit which is an IOT product in the automated monitoring and work management space.

Fullstack JavaScript development:

  • Front-end development using AngularJS
  • Back-end development using NodeJS and MongoDB
  • Back-end development using Python/flask and MongoDB
  • Back-end development using AWS Lambda
  • Back-end unit-testing using Mocka and SuperTest
  • Front-end unit-testing using Jasmine and Karma
  • Docker and AWS Elastic Beanstalk 
  • Gitflow with Cirlce-ci
Apr 2014Jul 2016

Chief Product Officer & Co Founder

Fanaments Ltd - Iceland/Malta

A Daily Fantasy Sports startup for the European market. My responsibilities include overall product strategy and requirements as well as being the head of front-end development and lead front-end engineer.

Frontend development:

  • Developing UI with AngularJS and ReactJS
  • Unit-testing with Jasmine and Karma
  • UI/UX Design

Full-stack development

  • NodeJS micro-services - MongoDB

Product Management

  • Product Owner
  • Feature selection
  • Backlog grooming
  • Product requirements

Scrum

  • In charge of best practices
  • Held daily standups with the team
  • Managed the scrum process in Jira

      Jun 2013May 2014

      Project Manager - Consulting

      LS Retail Ehf - Iceland

      Worked as a PM for LS Retail Microsoft Dynamics NAV solutions. I worked on implementation projects in multiple counties such as United States, Canada, United Arab Emirates. 

      June 2012Dec 2012

      R&D Intern

      Marorka Ehf - Iceland

      Worked in the R&D department in creating software for data analysis in Python and R. Built a web interface using Django.

      Education

      20172019

      MS in Computer Science - Machine Learning

      Georgia Institute of Technology

      Online degree

      20102013

      BSc in Engineering Management

      Reykjavik University

      Studied Engineering Management with a technical specialisation in Computer Science.

      20052009

      Studentsprof

      Commercial Collage of Iceland

      Specialisation Economics

      Skills

      Front-end Engineering

      Building highly visual web interfaces with frameworks such as AngularJS and ReactJS. Competent in ES6, using build tools such as Gulp and Grunt. Experienced in css preprocessors such as Less and Sass.

      Backend-end Engineering

      Building API's and micro-services in languages such as NodeJS, Python and Go. Competent in using different languages and not afraid of trying new things. 

      Databases

      Experienced in both SQL and NoSQL databases. 

      Product Management

      Leading product conceptualisation, management and innovation.

      Agile Software Development

      Leading teams using XP and Scrum