İrem Küçükali

Software Engineer - Known for learning rapidly and design acumen - Urban computing enthusiast

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello! I love to think, talk and learn about developing technology. designing interactions. cities. public spaces. software design. future of work. society. collaboration. tools. craftsmanship. social justice. communication. publics. art. mobility. techniques. processes.
I am looking for new challenges on what needs to be done.

INTERESTS

Urban Computing

Urban environment and its needs are changing. Using technology to satisfy those needs is my main interest.

Public Spaces

Public spaces play an important role in building communities and improving wellbeing of citizens. I love working for public spaces and have tons of ideas on this matter

Human Technology Interaction

We will soon have computers in everything, they will sense and act and communicate with each other. How are we to design them so that we can best interact with and through them? - Bill Verplank

Collaboration

I want to explore how a community can work together to create and achieve things. How can we work together in different ways?

RANDOM FACTS

I COFOUNDED A CAREER CENTER

I LOVE ART HISTORY

I LOVE TRAVELLING

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EXPERIENCES

2019 - 2020

Software Developer

Turkcell Technology

  • Troubleshooting application development for network problems. Developed with Java7 and Javascript
  • Customer churn demand management tool development. Developed with Java7 and Javascript
  • Subscription based data collection application development. Developed with Java8, Spring Boot, Oracle DB, Activiti

2016 - 2019

R&D Software Engineer

ISBAK - Istanbul IT and Smart City Technologies Inc.

  • Managed, documented and provide training for departmental Git use, workflow, and repository management using Gitlab
  • Message broker development for BILGILED Passenger Information System which includes distribution of messages to field devices. Developed with Java8 and Redis.io. Project participation duration: 2017-2018
  • RESTful API development of BILGILED for message, display, and device management; scheduling and other supportive features. Developed with Java8, Hibernate, Dropwizard, MSSQL Server 14. Project participation duration: 2017
  • Conversational Bot Development with assistance of IBM Watson and Google Cloud services for a city service. Developed with Node.js. Project participation duration: 2017
  • NTCIP - National Transportation Communications for ITS Protocol technical consultancy. Prepared and provided training on the subject, created reports and documentation, communicated national and international governmental, private sector, and civic bodies.
  • NTCIP - National Transportation Communications for ITS Protocol migration systems and software engineering. Technologies used are Java8 and Raspberry Pi3. Project participation duration: 2017-2018
  • Smart City Management - Decision support software development for city services. Back-end services for monitoring thousands of IoT devices accross city from various industries including traffic management, electricity, ligthing, water management, and many other city services. Data management and harmonization from number of databases and webservices with C#. Project participation duration: 2016-2018

2015 - 2016

Software Developer

Big Data Labs

  • Medical recommendation engine development. Developed with Scala and Couchbase
  • ERP system development with Node.js and AngularJS

2014 - 2014

Junior Developer and Test Engineer

EveBiriLazım Intern

  • Eve Biri Lazım web application development with PHP and MySQL
  • Eve Biri Lazım android application development with Java


EDUCATION

2017 - 2020

Design, Technology and Society, (M.Sc.)

Ozyegin University

  • Thesis Topic: Understanding Pedestrian Road-Crossing Behavior

2010 - 2015

Computer Science and Engineering, (B.Sc.)

Sabanci University

  • Sakıp Sabancı Full Scholarship

2006 - 2010

Science and Mathematichs, ()

Kocaeli Science High School

  • Top 300 in the nationwide University Entrance Examination


TALKS/PUBLICATIONS

  • Improving Customer Experience for an Internet Service Provider: A Neural Networks Approach July 2020
    International Conference on Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems
  • Code Simplicity and Software Design Mar 2017
    Istanbul Coders
  • Green Determinants of Health: Urban Parks Mar 2016
    Journal of Health Thinking and Medical Culture

AWARDS/HONORS

  • TOP 200 in the nationwide Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam among 200k 2015
  • Sakıp Sabancı Full Scholarship from Sabanci University 2010-15
  • Top 300 in the nationwide University Entrance Examination 2010
  • Jury’s Special Award, Aerial Race Car Contest, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab 2008

SKILLS

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • Software Design
  • Urban Computing
  • Conversational Bots
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Research Methods
  • Teamwork
  • Interaction Design

Languages

  • Java
  • C#
  • Javascript
  • HTML
  • CSS

Databases

  • Oracle
  • MongoDB
  • MS SQL Server
  • SQLite

Libraries/Tools/Other/Misc.

  • Git (Github, Gitlab, Bitbucket)
  • Spring Boot
  • Maven
  • Hibernate
  • Activiti
  • SVN
  • Dropwizard
  • Heroku
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Node.js
  • IBM Watson Developer Cloud
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • ORM

PLANNING TO LEARN

  • Neo4j
  • Plotly Dash
  • Status tones