Tamas Lakatos

Tamas Lakatos

Full-Stack Developer

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Hungary

Tamas is a skilled Full-Stack JavaScript developer with more than 5 years of extensive practice with React.js, Node.js and many more. He has a great experience with IBM where Tamas was responsible for the HTML5 player, both for the playback engine and for the UI. To implement the project, he used the latest technologies, like React, Redux, Babel, Jest, and Enzyme.

Before IBM, Tamas worked at a Hungarian digital agency as a full stack web developer. Tamas worked on a social site and crowdfunding site and participated in developing multiple e-commerce portals. He used mostly Node.js or PHP on the backend side, and Twig, Handlebars, Backbone or simply vanilla JS on the client side.

In his free time, he likes to contribute to open source projects, like Webpack or working on his pet projects. Nowadays he is implementing the most common data structures in a functional way with JavaScript or learning about deep learning with Python.

Skills

  • React
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • CSS
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Experience

IBM Watson Media (formerly Ustream), United States

Frontend Engineer

January 2017 to Present

Stack: 

  • React,
  • Redux,
  • Babel, 
  • Webpack,
  • JavaScript,
  • jQuery.

 Responsibilities:

  • Refactor and mostly rewrote the unstable, legacy playback engine;
  • Implemented closed captioning and successfully carried out a lot of product requests (video-based locks, caption editors’ integrations, implement SDK requests, etc.);
  • Created a log analyzer tool which greatly reduced response time towards customers;
  • Replaced Grunt and require.js with Webpack and Babel;
  • Introduced a slightly modified Redux (flux implementation) in order to replace multiple custom event bus and make unit testing easier;
  • Rewrote UI components with React and almost fully eliminate jQuery;
  • Took part in technical interviewing process;
  • Mentored 4 QA engineers, teaching them JavaScript in order to write Cucumber/Selenium end-to-end tests;
  • Was nominated to “Employee of the Year” award.

Virgo Systems, Hungary

Frontend Engineer

September 2014 to January 2017

Stack:

  • Node.js,
  • Redis,
  • Backbone.js,
  • MongoDB,
  • PHP (Symfony),
  • jQuery,
  • Selenium,
  • Webpack,
  • Jest.

Responsibilities:

Tamas was assigned to multiple medium-sized projects:

  • Dubai based social site as a Full-Stack Engineer;
  • Crowdfunding site (the project was cancelled after a half year);
  • One of the biggest e-commerce portal in Eastern Europe;
  • Created a ton of end-to-end tests with Selenium;

Education

Computer Science, B.S., Eötvös Loránd University

September 2014 to Present

Hungary