Erkut Evirgen

Software Engineer &
Technology Consultant
@London, UK

About

Software engineering consultant living in London with a strong affection for technology and art.

Experience

Worked with a number of different companies since the beginning of 2000s including Sony Europe, Turkcell, Veripark, Peak Games, OBSS, VISA, Sainsbury's and HSBC. Some of the portfolio can be seen here.

With 20+ years of experience, and having worked as a developer, architect, consultant, senior manager, vice president, actively participated in all stages of software creation processes of highly concurrent - low latency web projects, highly transactional - highly secured financial projects and e-commerce, gaming, stock tracking systems and digital transformation projects. Besides, founder of Wisen which is a technology - software consultancy company.

Education

My formal academic background is in engineering and natural sciences. Studied Computer Science and have MSc Degree in the field of Machine Learning.

Tools, Architecture & Techniques

Generally doing more in backend with Java, Jakarta EE, Spring, Spring Boot, Kotlin, Node.js and front-end with ReactJS and related frameworks.

Microservices Architecture, Test Driven Development (TDD), Fundamental OOP Design Patterns, MVC Architectural Pattern, Functional Programming, Agile (Scrum, Kanban), Sequential (Waterfall) Development Practices, DevOps Culture - Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

Personal

I am the drummer of Minor Royals which is a London-based five-piece band, writing and recording original music. Our music is available on Spotify, Apple Music and Bandcamp amongst other streaming services globally.

As a side project, working on my musical background and composing my own solo songs.

I am very interested in psychology, artificial intelligence and probing the human brain.

If you want to find out more or share something with me, you can send an email to: erkut@erkut.me