Vincent "Vinnie" Voet

Senior Software Engineer/Consultant

I am a passionate Software Engineer from Amersfoort, working in Amsterdam. I have a heart for quality and strong communication skills. I am always looking to improve myself and my skills. I thrive when working in a strongly connected team. Tackling problems that seemed impossible at first is something that I love to do :)

Experience

Senior Software Engineer/Consultant @ Reaktor

Oct 2021 - Present / Amsterdam

  • Took a trainee under my wing, providing guidance, insights, and hands-on mentorship, leading to her successful transition into a full-time position at Reaktor.
  • Leveraged my expertise as a Senior Software Engineer to drive projects, ensuring they align with Reaktor's vision and quality standards.
  • Collaborated closely with cross-functional teams, offering consultancy on best practices, software architecture, and innovative solutions.
  • Played an instrumental role in shaping the direction of various projects, ensuring they not only meet but exceed client expectations.

Projects at Reaktor

[redacted] - MVP Development | 7/2023 - Present

  • Played a key role in the development of the MVP for one of the Netherlands' leading hospital groups, aiming to pioneer the future of hybrid care platforms.
  • Engineered a central hub connecting various care providers across the Netherlands, optimizing home monitoring efficiency.
  • Enhanced the productivity of the Patient Coordination Center (PCC), empowering care givers to operate at peak proficiency.
  • Contributed to the architectural vision, laying the groundwork for the platform's future evolution.

[redacted] - [redacted] Orders team | 11/2021 - 7/2023

  • Engineered and maintained the order flow of a Whitelabel using microservice and BFF Layer architecture.
  • Implemented the authentication and authorization flow using OAuth and Auth0.
  • Transitioned to custom theming setup, leading to infinite customizability and improved user experience.
  • Tested and ensured the robustness of various features.
  • Achieved type safety in communication using TypeScript and ZOD. (here's why)

Software Engineer @ Rodeo

2019 - 2021 / Amsterdam

  • Focussed greatly on getting legacy code into a state where it could be fearlessly refactored. And then doing so to increase quality.
  • Collaborated with a team in planning, architecting, implementing, and delivering features and modules, using an agile(-ish) workflow.
  • Lead the architecting and implementation of multiple features.
  • Was heavily involved in the recruitment process, contributing to team growth and talent acquisition.
  • Lead the creation of multiple GoLang microservices and CI/CD scripts, increasing quality and devloper experience :).

Software Engineer & Founder @ Upblast

2019 - 2020 / Almere

  • Founded a company to automate repetitive tasks in Web Development.
  • Engineered custom tools, leading to a 80% reduction in setup time.
  • Delivered high-quality websites for clients.

Full-Stack Web Developer @ S&S Online Marketing

2016 - 2019 / Almere

  • Developed custom Wordpress plugins and themes, enhancing website functionality.
  • Led the creation of a React frontend, improving user engagement.
  • Collaborated with a team of designers and developers to deliver projects.

Intern Game Developer @ WitchWorld

2017 - 2018 / Almere

  • Contributed to game development using Unity C# and Blender.
  • Engineered a custom GitLab instance, streamlining development workflows.

Intern Web Developer @ S&S Online Marketing

2014 - 2015 / Almere

  • Applied programming knowledge to real-world projects, gaining hands-on experience.

more details and technologies used: vinnie.dev/experience-and-education

Skills

Soft

Communication & Client RelationsExpert

  • Active listening
  • Challenging the client constructively
  • Choosing your battles
  • Customer business understanding
  • Giving feedback
  • Identifying the real need
  • Receiving feedback
  • Show don't tell

Team Building & DynamicsExpert

  • Caring for individual team members
  • Celebrating success
  • Team building
  • Team composition
  • Team dynamics
  • Team spirit building

Project Management & DeliveryExpert

  • Driving mentality
  • Getting shit done
  • Project management tool skills (Trello, Jira, etc.)
  • Remote delivery
  • Product task prioritisation
  • User need collection

Agile & Development ProcessesCompetent

  • Agile processes
  • DevOps process
  • Feature teams
  • Kanban
  • Process ceremony facilitation (planning, retro, backlog refinement)
  • Scrum
  • Sprints
  • User Story Mapping

Hard

= Would love to use again

= Would not like to use again

Web developmentLeading

  • Accessibility
  • Analytics implementation
  • Animations
  • Contentful
  • CSS
  • CSS-in-JS
  • Cypress
  • Emotion
  • GraphQL
  • HTML
  • HTTP stack
  • Javascript
  • Jest
  • Jinja
  • jQuery
  • Modern web frameworks
  • Next.js
  • React
  • SASS
  • Selenium
  • State management
  • Storybook
  • Styled-Components
  • Styling
  • Typescript
  • Vue.js
  • Runtimes
  • Webpack
  • WebSocket
  • WordPress

Backend DevelopmentExpert

  • Authentication and authorization
  • C#
  • Data formats
  • Databases
  • Express.js
  • Go(Lang)
  • GraphQL
  • MongoDB
  • MSSQL
  • Nest.js
  • Node.js
  • OAuth2
  • PHP
  • PostgreSQL
  • REST
  • SQL
  • Swagger
  • Typescript
  • Websockets

Software ArchitectureCompetent

  • Client server architectures
  • Cloud architecture
  • Distributed systems
  • Event based architecture
  • Frontend architecture
  • Micro-frontends
  • Microservices
  • SaaS services
  • Software architecture design

(Dev)OpsCompetent

  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Bicep
  • Bitbucket pipelines
  • Continuous Delivery (CD) tools
  • Continuous Integration (CI) tools
  • Datadog
  • Docker
  • Docker Compose
  • Event-driven development
  • Fly.io
  • Git
  • GitHub Actions
  • GitLab CI/CD
  • Google Cloud (GCP)
  • Heroku
  • IAM
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools
  • Kubernetes
  • Nginx
  • Observability and monitoring
  • Serverless
  • Terraform
  • Test Automation

Mobile developmentLearning

  • Dart
  • Flutter
  • Firebase

Education

Media & Application Development @ MBO Utrecht

2016 - 2018

  • Completed the program in 1.5 years, setting a record for the fastest completion time for a game student.

VMBO @ Groenhorst College Almere

2013 - 2016

  • Undertook an internship at an online marketing company, gaining practical industry experience and getting offered a job at the end of the internship.

more details and technologies used: vinnie.dev/experience-and-education

volunteering

SheSharp x Reaktor Hackathon

2023

  • Helped out as a mentor for the SheSharp x Reaktor Hackathon focussed on helping underrepresented groups in tech.

Certificates

  • CSS for Javascript Developers by Josh W. Comeau
  • Epic React course by Kent C. Dodds
  • Team Builder Academy by Reaktor

Languages

  • Dutch: Native
  • English: Fluent
  • Esperanto: Learning

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