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I'm Jan Stárek

software engineer

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Hello, my name is Jan. I am a software engineer at Y Soft. I have been keen on information technologies since I was born, it is my hobby, my field of study and it is an essential part of my life. I am an admirer of inovation, new applications and I have a keen eye for details.

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I come from a small village in eastern Bohemia called Velký Dřevíč. I moved to Brno for study purposes and it looks like I will stay here. I like spending time with community which I found at internet game. Although I do not actively play computer games anymore I am managing server with some web and voice services for them. I also like running.

  • Fullname: Mgr. Jan Stárek
  • Birth Date: February 14, 1995
  • Job: Software engineer
  • Email: starek-jan@starekit.cz

Skills

I think my advantage is that I always tried new technologies. As a result, I have a fair overview of different technologies and frameworks. I adapt fairly quickly to new situations which can occur in IT development. Below you can see technologies which are closer to me right now.

  • 75%
    Azure & DevOps
  • 70%
    C# .NET
  • 50%
    Python
  • 40%
    Linux
  • 35%
    Frontend
Resume

Let me tell you something more

I have started studying information technologies at the high school in Dobruška. Then I successfully graduated at BUT with Dean's Award and two years later I also graduated at MUNI, Faculty of Informatics.

Work Experience

Software engineer

March 2020 - Present

Y Soft #3

After I finished my studies I started working as a full-time software engineer in Y Soft. My focus here is on cloud-first solutions. I am working mainly with Azure stack and on-premise CI/CD solutions like Atlassian Bamboo or GitHub Enterprise. Also contributing to our .NET Core and .NET 5 codebase with React frontends.

IT Developer - intern

March 2019 - February 2020

Y Soft #2

Y Soft offers great programs for university students. That was the main reason why I chose to write my Master thesis in Y Soft.
The thesis describes several ways how to perform automated fuzz testing of web APIs. One of the results of my Master thesis is a tool called WapiFuzz. This tool helps developers to execute fuzz testing based only on API documentation.

IT Developer - intern

July 2018 - September 2018

SolarWinds #2

I really liked my first internship in SolarWinds. So when I got call if I want to go again on internship, I said yes. I switch from development for UNIX systems to development for Windows. I was working on .NET project which basically implements advanced NetFlow collector and generate statistics. In additional, it was a pleasure to be in winning team of SolarWinds intern hackathon event.

IT Developer - intern

July 2017 - September 2017

SolarWinds #1

I was at SolarWinds on a summer internship. I worked on a cross-platform and cross-architecture application which collects data from host devices and sends them to a server application. I learned how continuous integration should work on a big project and how such project should be managed. I was developing an end to end tests in C# and some shell scripts for Linux and AIX systems.

IT Developer - intern

March 2017 - June 2017

Y Soft #1

This is the company where I made my Bachelor thesis about development technologies for wearables. I developed applications for Android and Apple watches for YSoft SafeQ system which is a system for printing management. Most of the code was written in C# and Swift. You can find more information in the text of my thesis (written in the Czech language).

Customer Care Specialist T2

June 2015 - November 2015

AVG Technologies

My first IT job was in AVG Technologies. I worked there as a Customer care specialist in the second tier. It was a middle tier in customer support services so my job was mostly investigating installation and other logs and finding a root cause of customer issue.

Education

Applied Informatics

Feb 2018 - Feb 2020

Masaryk University [Master Degree]

Two years on Masaryk University developed both my theoretical and practical knowledge and gave me a higher perspective. I learned interesting things about generic algorithms, optimalization of DB queries and much more.

Information Technology

September 2014 - June 2017

Brno university of technology [Bachelor Degree]

Three years on FIT VUT gave me a lot of experience with different fields of information technologies. I learned a lot of new things about both hardware and software. I did many school projects which trained my developer skills and gave me a wider overview of information technologies.

Information Technology

September 2010 - July 2014

SPŠ el-it Dobruška

The high school in Dobruška gave me basics of networking and managing Linux operating systems. I also did some basic web applications connected to the database.

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