Creative Software Solutions Architect with proven history of designing software architecture favored by developers and customers alike. Practiced at combining financial and business goals with engineer and end-user feedback to optimize post-production updates. Provides simple-to-use architecture that delivers deep and flexible control of software development processes.
Managing the design, development, and maintenance of internal and external web applications. Overseeing web developers to ensure that websites are built and expanded based on evolving technology and business needs. Creating and implementing standards for application development, architecture, appearance and navigation. Managing a team of five engineering managers and over 20 developers. Ensuring that project and department goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
Acting as one of high-level decision makers in the process. Determining everything from design choices to technical standards, such as platforms and coding standards. Supporting Architectural Decision meetings by analyzing functional or non-functional requirements that are architecturally significant.
Worked closely with software development and testing team members to design and develop robust solutions to meet client requirements for functionality, scalability, and performance. Consulted regularly with internal team and customers on application development project status, new project proposals, and software-related technical issues. Interfaced with a cross-functional team of business analysts, developers and technical support professionals to determine a comprehensive list of requirement specifications for new applications. Directed software design and development across a multifaceted team to meet client needs for functionality, timeline, and performance. Led efforts to establish and established a local legal entity in Hungary. Co-authored Research and Development document to ensure tax relief for company. Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties. Trained and guided team members to maintain high productivity and performance metrics. Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any demand. Interviewed and hired strong candidates for team openings.
Collaborated with cross-functional development team members to analyze potential system solutions based on evolving client requirements. Built outstanding and dynamic team of software engineers and developers which significantly boosted the overall success of the organization. Trained and mentored junior developers and engineers, teaching skills in Node.js and Angular, and working to improve overall team performance. Worked with project managers, developers, quality assurance and customers to resolve technical issues. Supervised a team of 10 developers engaged in the creation of a new supply chain cloud system Movilitas.Cloud. Created proofs of concept for innovative new solutions. Estimated work hours and tracked progress using Scrum methodology.
Took concepts and produced design mock-ups and prototypes to strengthen designs, enhance user experiences, and improve site interactions. Represented the team at meetings with executives and discussed project goals and milestones. Researched new technologies, software packages, and hardware products for use in website projects. Collected, defined, and translated user requirements into project designs and implementation plans. Developed landing pages, dashboards, and online applications using Angular, Node, and MongoDB.
Provided design concepts and direction on a wide variety of web, email, photography and print projects Worked with clients to analyze and assess the goals and needs of each project Presented designs to clients, explained the reasoning behind design decisions and updated designs in response to client feedback
“ Nikola has been in a direct management and architecture role for Movilitas.Cloud and has a hands-on experience with a variety of industries, technologies and platforms. He was a critical part of the team that has successfully delivered high traffic software as a service solution Movilitas.Cloud (https://movilitas.cloud). Nikola always delivered with focus on aligning IT strategy with company vision, employees and clients. He has consistently driven teams to deliver a very high quality product within stringent time and budget constraints. Nikola can master new technologies very quickly and enjoys new challenges. He has an excellent success record on all projects we have worked together. If you are looking for a candidate who is already very skilled and experienced, excels in aligning IT strategy with business vision, builds and drives motivated teams, learns very quickly, is a self starter and delivers results aggressively; certainly give him a chance. ”
“ I am very glad to recommend Nikola Kovacevic! He joined TEN initially at junior position of Creative Digital Designer but very quickly developed his skills and knowledge that made him highly valuable to our company. While working with TEN, Nikola was responsible for design, creation and development of interactive ad campaigns. Nikola brought to us his technical knowledge and ability, which he used to extend the internal ad platform with his custom developed solutions. He was organized, outgoing, highly competent and an excellent communicator to both local team and also in working with remote team we had in HQ. Nikola is very committed can-do professional, proud of his work and raising the bar always. He is reliable and supportive and it was my great pleasure to work with him. He was continuously learning and developing his knowledge further than his job required. I highly recommend Nikola, as his dedication and professional approach are guarantee to achieve any goal he might be given. ”