Hrafn Þorvaldsson

Computer Scientist


Contact

Phone:

844-5728

Email:

Languages

Icelandic:

Native Speaker

English:

Bilingual Proficiency


Location

Address:

Austurbrún 2

City:

104 Reykjavík

Country:

Iceland


Work Experience

Android Specialist - Íslandsbanki

Nov 2017 - Present

Working as an Android Specialist in the banks Digital Business Partner team, where I take part in the banks re-modernization efforts to bring the future of banking to our customers.

Was given the lead on developing and launching the first CDCVM capable mobile payment platform in Iceland for Android devices under the 'Kort' label.

Lead the Android development effort for a new version of the mobile banking application, combining functionality from the previous product as well as incorporating the whole feature list of the bank's previous product, 'Kort'.

Java Kotlin Android Room Dagger2

Software Developer - deCode Genetics

Jan 2017 - Nov 2017

Development and management of internal research software systems as well as integration with external systems, such as research equipment and third party software, all the while delivering technical user support for these systems.

Wrapping and integrating third party software for interacting with Nox Medical's sleep measurement hardware for one of the largest concurrent sleep quality studies in the world.

Reverse engineered a proprietary serial communication protocol for a twenty year old medical eye scanning equipment and integrated it into deCODE's research management systems.

Java Python Javascript SQL HTML CSS

Lead Android Developer - Memento

Jul 2015 - Jan 2017

Memento are the creators of a turn-key white-label P2P financial suite.

My responsibility was to plan, design and implement new features, in co-operation with the iOS team, as well as setting up and configuring the workflow for the Android product, while maintaining a high quality code base.

In January 2016 one of Iceland's largest banks, Íslandsbanki, acquired the rights for Memento's platform in Iceland and launched under the label 'Kass'.

In January 2017 'Kass' won the 'Mobile Application of the Year' award at the Icelandic Web Awards.

Android Java SQL

Mobile Application Developer - Advania

May 2012 - Jul 2015

Native and cross platform application development for an external, and internal, enterprise customers. I took a hands on approach on each project, taking part in every step of the project from initial design, through development and delivery.

During my time at Advania I had a hand in creating over 10 fully fledged products, for both Android and iOS.

While there I took it upon my self to set up an automated build and deployment pipeline for the Android products.

"Hrafn turned out to be one of our most valuable Mobile Application developer due to his skills and ability to solve complex issues. Hrafn is well organized person with high degree of integrity and responsibility. He is a hard worker and has the good work ethic of delivering his tasks on time."

Sigurður Másson - Department Manager

Android Java Objective-C Xamarin C# SQL

Business Intelligence Developer - Reykjavík Energy

May 2009 - Aug 2010

Took part in the initial work of setting up a data warehouse at Iceland's largest utilities company. Work involved mapping and documenting existing databases, designing and constructing the ETL workflows and constructing the warehouse.

"Hrafn is a very solution driven employee – who systematically solves complex problems and is capable of getting the results that were aimed for. Works well in a team and gives good reasons for his points of view, as well as being receptive of feedback from coworkers."

Kristinn Þór Sigurjónsson - Project Lead

SSIS SQL ETL

IT Support - Reykjavík Energy

May 2008 - May 2009

IT service desk and support for Iceland's largest utilities company.


Skills

Android - Expert

Android-SDK, Java, Kotlin, Dagger2, Koin, Espresso, JUnit4/5, Robotium, SQLite, Realm, MvvM, MvC, MvI

Backend Development - Intermediate

Java, Python, PostgreSQL, MySQL

System Administration - Intermediate

Debian Linux, Bash, Python, Nginx, Apache, Jenkins

Front End Web Development - Novice

Javascript, CSS, HTML

Education

B.Sc Computer Science - University of Iceland

2007 - 2012

Volunteer

Operation Qualified Member - Icelandic Search & Rescue

2005 - 2011

Organizations

Founding Member - Hakkavélin (Hackerspace)

2010 - 2013

Live Metrics

I use WakaTime for tracking code activity.

Below you can see what languages I have used for the last 30 days. This graph updates every midnight with new data.