SO
Open Source

Tools


  • Laravel
  • Gridsome
  • Netlify
  • PHPStorm
  • Heroku

Skills


  • PHP
  • Vue.js
  • TailwindCSS
  • Git & Github
  • Docker
  • Travis CI
  • AWS
  • ES6
  • Nginx
  • MySQL
  • PHP CS

Samuel Olaegbe

Senior Backend Engineer


Strong in design and problem solving skills. Backend Developer with 3 years of experience building products for clients around the globe. I am passionate about efficient, fast and thoroughly built web systems, I love creating system architecture, RESTful APIs and overall giving the user an awesome web experience.

Work Experience

HNG Bootcamp - Backend Engineer
Jun 2020 - Aug 2020

As tech lead, I led a team of 20+ developers and guided the architecture and scope of the the Expense NG project by providing a walk-through of the government's Open Treasury (opentreasury.gov.ng) website which was crawled to fetch the expense sheets for each year.

  • Allowed visitors to make comments and interact with each other with a comments section which is available on each company/ministry's page, the comments component was built by me with Vue.js, Pusher and Laravel Echo
  • Introduced and enforced consistent coding conventions and standards across the application.
  • The project was a collaboration between Designers who made the website design (https://www.figma.com/file/MYsGV8NXtefVNUkrvdAhQX/ExpenseNG-Official?node-id=0%3A1), Frontend developers and Backend developers
  • Created a lot of Vue.js components to make re-usable Charts and sliders to be used by other members of the team and myself.
Stylishcare - Fullstack Engineer (Contractor)
May 2020 - Jul 2020

Led the development of a feature rich Warehouse management software for the company built as an efficient single page application using Laravel & Vue.js to replace the previous software which had a lot of restrictions and didn't fit their business plan.

  • By implementing a simple and accessible user interface for the packer to see all that is going on at once and also give proper feedback as each product is scanned, employees have recorded a decrease in time taken to package an order and ship by 50%.
  • Client was satisfied with the solution which aligns properly with their business goals and allows them to in turn satisfy customers with accurate & just-in-time shipping.
  • Implemented audio and visual feedback across the admin dashboard to aid the packers who may not be paying attention while scanning orders.
  • Streamlined order and shipping management to allow an easy integration with the company's e-commerce software by batch importing orders from CSV exports.
Clindata - Fullstack Engineer (Contractor)
Apr 2019 - Aug 2019

Bulk returns is a product for helping e-commerce businesses in UK consolidate their return items from their various customers and shipping it back to them "in bulk"

  • Strategized on maximizing the Laravel Spark features to quickly ship a premium product without sacrificing user interface quality.
  • Innovated and led the development of the consolidated returns management software as a new product for Clindata.
  • Avoided the use of external JS libraries like jQuery which is used by Bootstrap, by making use of Bulma CSS library and writing all custom functions in Javascript.
  • Designed sketches and user flows to iterate over the business logic we planned on implementing
  • Integrated with the Stripe API & Mailgun API to handle user subscriptions
Lorveet - Co-Founder & CTO
Dec 2017 - Dec 2018

Lorveet is a search engine for jobs which we built to make it easy for a job seeker to use a single port into the world of job listing websites.

  • I was the CTO and Co-Founder of Lorveet and was the sole developer with my friend who is my Co-Founder and COO, I developed the Lorveet jobs engine which was the system that ran cron jobs to pull jobs from job listing websites in Nigeria.
  • We built Lorveet to curate jobs from various sources and allow users to search through our database like a search engine, we also allowed users to sign up for job alerts with their email address.
  • I wrote scripts in Python to crawl various websites implementing Regex to extract jobs information to store on our servers. Our crawlers usually run by 12am Nigerian time.
Total Makeover Program - Web Developer (Remote)
Jun 2017 - Jul 2018

Total Makeover Program is a weight loss company located in Porto Algre, Brasil.

  • I joined the company as an intern in 2017, during the time which I worked on various projects including the personal website of the CEO, Remi Owadokun, website for the Phat Gal mobile app and other in house projects.
  • After 6 months as an intern, I transitioned into a full time member of the organization and worked on client web development project on behalf of the company.
  • I created custom Wordpress plugins with PHP and the Wordpress Codex to give our websites a unique look and feel, which was a unique selling point to the company.
  • I innovated around ideas on how to integrate and connect the various products of the company and created graphic designs, animations and mini web projects to showcase the company's products.
  • I was able to build wordpress websites from scratch and modifying them to meet our requirements without having to invest in premium themes.