Looking for a Team Mate – Project manager

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We have been growing tremendously in last few years. So far we have been looking for new team mates between our volunteers and friends but right now it seems that we need your help as well to find one more Project Manager. If you have any friend in mind (no IT background is needed) please share this post and encourage to apply 🙂

About DevClub.lv

DevClub.lv is the biggest and most active Latvian IT community for people involved in software development. Since 2012 it is organising monthly meetups called DevClub.lv and 4 conferences – RigaDevDays.lv (700 attendees), FrontCon.lv (300 attendees), DevOpsUnicorns.com (300 attendees) and PaymentConf.com (200 attendees).

Event Manager

Plan, organize, direct and control IT event execution projects. 

Qualification:

  • Good Latvian and English languages (written and oral)
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in project management
  • Interest to organise events for 100 to 1000 attendees
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Willingness to learn many new things
  • Problem solving oriented
  • Computer skills including Social networks, Email communication, Excel, Word.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize  monthly DevClub.lv meetups
    • Provide all needed information from speakers and sponsors for event announcement
    • Book event premises
    • Provide snacks and drinks for the event
    • Manage all involved people that everybody is on place in time and provide what is expected
  • Organize IT–related conferences (DevOps Unicorns, PaymentConf, FrontCon, RigaDevDays)
    • Make speakers happy
    • Make sponsors happy
    • Make attendees happy
    • Keep event suppliers accountable (venue, food, equipment etc.)
  • Manage the project budget to ensure no under spending or cost overruns.
  • Support the development of annual budget and strategic plan.
  • Develop, review, negotiate designated project resources and milestones.
  • Ensure timely submission and payment of invoices.

Benefits:

  • Full-time position
  • Paid vacation
  • Occasional business trips abroad
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home
  • Possibility to organize top events in Baltics
  • Networking opportunity with conference participants
  • Work in a small and friendly team
  • Salary 1000-2000 Eur Bruto

If you are interested in this position send your CV to info@devclub.lv .

Advertised position is vacant until September 9th.

80% of RigaDevDays program is ready. Let’s take a look.

29-31 May 2019, Riga Dev Days will be celebrating the 5th anniversary and obviously, the organizers are trying hard, according to the very deliberately shaped program, which is 80% ready.
In 2019 the focus will be on backend development and microservices.

KEYNOTES

  • Sam Aaron “Sonic Pi Livecoding”
  • Venkat Subramaniam “Spearheading the future of programming”
  • Ted Neward “Busy Developer’s Guide to Polytechnical Engineering”

MICROSERVICES & CLOUD

  • Seth Vargo “Base64 is not encryption – a better story for Kubernetes Secrets”
  • Oleh Dokuka “RSocket – new Reactive cross-network Protocol”
  • Axel Fontaine “Majestic Modular Monoliths”
  • Dennis Doomen “Using modern .NET technologies to decompose a monolith into micro-services”
  • Franck Pachot “Microservices: Get Rid of Your DBA and Send the DB into Burnout”
  • Alissa Bonas “Introduction to service mesh with Istio and Kiali”
  • Adrian Hornsby “Resiliency and Availability Design Patterns for the Cloud”
  • Irina Scurtu “Communication in a microservice architecture”
  • Peter Jausovec “Istio Patterns”

.NET

  • Alex Thissen “It depends: .NET Core dependency injection”
  • Roland Gujit “When Azure AD is Not Enough: Creating a Token Service in ASP .NET Core 2.2”
  • Fanie Reynders “Roslyn for the rest of u”
  • Wei-Meng Lee “Building Intelligent Mobile Apps using Machine Learning”
  • Dino Esposito “Component-based C# and Razor Programming in Blazor”
  • Ted Neward “Busy Developer’s Guide to WebAssembly”

JAVA

  • Simon Ritter “JDK 11: Pitfalls for the Unwary”
  • Mark Heckler “Full-stack Reactive Java with Project Reactor & Spring Boot 2”
  • Olexandra Dmytrenko “Playing programming with kids using BB-8 robot”
  • Milen Dyankov “Decomposing Java applications”
  • Ensar Basri Kahveci “java.util.concurrent for Distributed Coordination”
  • Johan Janssen “Processing IoT sensor data with InfluxDB”
  • Sander Mak “Keeping up with Java”
  • Natan Silnitsky “The wait is over. How to successfully migrate to Bazel from Maven or Gradle”
  • Venkat Subramaniam “From Functional to Reactive Programming”

DATABASES

  • Joel R. Kallman “Low Code Application Development with Oracle APEX – Deep Dive”
  • Martin Bach “Container Orchestration for Oracle DBAs”
  • Markus Winand “Modern SQL: Evolution of a dinosaur”
  • Kamil Stawiarski “Performance tricks learned from low level developers that can be used in practically any language”
  • Christian Antognini “How Well Do Relational Database Engines Support JSON?”
  • Piet de Visser “We are Serverless – Software and databases still functioning”
  • Øyvind Isene “5 Things Developers do that Drive Me Crazy”
  • Vidar Eidissen “Effective PL/SQL Code Insight With PL/Scope – or yet another reason to put code in the database”

We find the program rather interesting to visit. Moreover, the organizers are promising discussion zones during breaks and huge celebration on the afterparty. Looks like the event we shouldn’t miss 🙂

Early Bird tickets are expiring in 2 weeks, till 01.03 you can buy 2 days conference tickets for 249 euro.

All the details on the website https://2019.rigadevdays.lv

Results of DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge

Thank you all for participating in DevClub.lv Endomondo challenge!

We have worked hard and together collected nice amount of calories, minutes and km:

And we have winners of the challenge:

  1. Geta Digital‘s philosophy is “Work smart, not hard” and therefore they provide prize to help us “Workout smart, not hard“. Prize is 100 Eur worth “Complex test of physical load” at Latvijas Olimpiskā vienība, to help to understand how your body copes with physical load and provide you with information about your Aerobic and Anaerobic heart rate zones, so you can train in smart and best way for your body, health and sports results.

And the Main prize – “Complex test of physical” load provided by Geta Digital receives Matīss Rikters !!!

2. Tieto and Intrum Justitia provides us with motivational gifts – sports bottle, sports bags, reflectors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intrum Justitia’s sports bag wins Elina Judelovich,

Tieto’s
sports bottle, back pack and reflector wins Oskars Ertmanis,
back pack and reflector wins Mārtiņš Dīcis,
back pack and reflector wins Jana Smelena,
reflector wins Aigars Gedroics,
reflector wins Austris Cīrulnieks.

Congrats! 🙂

All winners are welcome to receive their prizes at next – Computer Vision focused 55th DevClub.lv.

DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge

We know that IT professionals have sedentary lifestyle by definition and we want to help you to be more motivated to deal with it.
So – if you are doing some sports or just doing some kind of physical activities to deal with sedentary lifestyle and want to compete with others or just have healthy and friendly motivation, join DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge.

To help you to be more motivated and participate in challenge our sponsors have provided some gifts:

  1. Geta Digital‘s philosophy is “Work smart, not hard” and therefore they provide prize to help us “Workout smart, not hard“. Prize is 100 Eur worth “Complex test of physical load” at Latvijas Olimpiskā vienība, to help to understand how your body copes with physical load and provide you with information about your Aerobic and Anaerobic heart rate zones, so you can train in smart and best way for your body, health and sports results.
    This prize is thought for people who do sports.
    This prize will get absolute winner of challenge (except activities like “step counting” “walking” and others with proportionally little sports vs time).
  2. Tieto and Intrum Justitia provides us with motivational gifts – sports bottle, sports bags, reflectors. These will be drawn between all participants of challenge. Every collected minute will be as a lottery ticket. So – the more minutes you will collect within challenge, the higher are challenges to get some of gifts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everybody from LV who is related to software development can participate.

To participate in challenge you have to track your physical activities with Endomondo or synchronize them from other activity trackers to Endomondo.

 

Announcement of Test Automation focused 35th DevClub.lv

Hi friends!

Are you proud of your code? Are you sure, that your code won’t break? Don’t waste it, test it! Go and automate it!
Come to learn from others to Test Automation focused 35th DevClub.lv at 17th September 18:30, Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office)

Agenda for Test Automation focused 35th DevClub.lv:

  • Risko Ruus from Rush Street Interactive will talk about “Tips for building a framework for automated functional testing of web applications”.
    Over time Selenium has become the de facto standard for automated UI testing of web applications. When the time comes to write such tests for your project there will be a need to create a framework around it. During this talk I will share some tips for organizing your framework and getting more benefit out of your tests beyond simple checks.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: Selenium, Selenide, Test Automation, End to end Testing

Risko Ruus – Quality Assurance Lead, 8 years of experience in Quality Assurance and Test Automation for Nokia, Playtech, Skype and now at RSI.

  • Dmitry Balabka from Intexsys will talk about “Testing automation with PhantomJS”
    Testing is a very time-consuming task and it requires automation to reduce costs and regression issues. I will share our experience on test automation and will tell you how we reduced the test execution time 10x.
    You will hear about tools that helped us achieve this goal: PhantomJS, Selenium, WebDriver, Behat, Node.JS
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Selenium, PhantomJS

Dmitry Balabka – with more than 8 years WEB developing experience for different business spheres. Current occupation is Software Architect at Intexsys, working on large E-Commerce project.

  • Alex Shirov from innoWate will give a talk “Testing Automation in Games”
    Developing built-in testing capabilities with configurable bots that test almost every aspect of the in-game experience.
    (Language —Russian)
    Tags: Testing, Automation, Bots, GameDev

Alex Shirov has more than 15 years of experience developing and operating worldwide AAA hit games. Having begun in the games industry as a C++ developer at CTXM, he is now charged with guiding teams of experienced games production talent as CTO at innoWate. Alex is credited with engineer or lead engineer roles on dozens of game titles, from Xbox to Xbox 360, social games to fully cross-platform mobile titles.

 

Check out ALSO Cloud product and join their Dev Team at Riga!

Accenture is looking for Test Automation and Performance Test Engineer.

Clusterpoint is hiring UI (back-end) Developer.

Intexsys is looking for PHP Developers and Microsoft SQL Developers.

Game Insight is looking for:
– C++ Game Developer,
– Unity Developer,
– Game Server Developer,
– Game QA/Producer.

Check your career opportunities at Autentica!

Evolution Gaming – world leading on-line Live casino provider is looking for front-end and server side IT professionals for new game and feature development. We are providing excellent work conditions, challenging projects, friendly and professional colleagues.
JavaScript/HTML5 Developer for Mobile Games,
Scala Developer
and more positions you can find at the same page by scrolling down.
Evolution Gaming is located in the A+ class office building in the very heart of the Riga – Citadeles iela 2.

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have some drinks and snacks:



  
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Announcement of PHP focused 34th DevClub.lv

Hi friends!

What do you think – is PHP sexy or not?
At next DevClub.lv event organised together with PHP Baltic meet-up you will have chance to see how you can make cool things with the help of PHP.

Please pay attention that this time we meet at Vienības gatve 109 (Unity Biznesa centrs) 1.st floor at 27th August 18:30 and be ready to stay for Afterparty at the roof terrace (same building) at Intexsys office and win GoPro HERO4.

Agenda for PHP focused 34th DevClub.lv:

  • Vitor Silva from Arrobacasa will talk about “Cooking with Yii2: Rapid Development”.
    The speed of change is constantly accelerating. A development team needs tools and methodologies that enable rapid development, product and features prototyping. What if I told you that there is a tool that enables best coding practices, favours convention over configuration, makes your product testable and flexible, is easy to deploy and has a logarithmic learning curve? Join us and let’s have a peek in to this full stack web framework and see what makes it stand out and how you can benefit from it.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: Rapid Development, Code Generators, MVC, Web Development, Code Productivity, End to end Testing.

Vitor Silva – Web Developer, Yii framework contributor, Worked with different code flavours in search of the best web development ingredients.

  • Janis Sakars from Accenture will talk about Symfony2
    Nowadays frameworks are almost de-facto when it comes to PHP development. There is no best or worth way of doing with one or another framework but obviously each of them can help us in certain situations. Let`s take general overview of Symfony2.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: PHP, Frameworks, Symfony

Janis Sakars – Senior Analyst, 8 year experience in PHP working on various projects across the globe.

  • Konstantin Tjuterev from Intexsys will give a talk “PHP + X = Love”
    Nowadays, PHP is by far one of the most widespread programming languages, powering world’s largest websites. However, it wouldn’t be possible with PHP alone.
    In this talk, I’ll showcase how to use PHP along with other modern technologies, based on our experience in developing and running large-scale web projects. At Intexsys, we always strive for using the right tool for the job, and during the years, we have integrated PHP with technologies such as Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, Varnish, Node.js, Phing, PhantomJs and others. A high-level overview with particular use-cases will be provided during this short talk (aprx 20 min).
    (Language — English)

Konstantin Tjuterev is the founder and CEO of Intexsys. With more than 15 years’ experience in web-development, he specializes in E-Commerce and Business automation.

  • GoPro HERO4 lottery!
    Our sponsor, Intexsys will give away one GoPro HERO4 Silver camera during the conference! In order to get a chance to win this fabulous camera, all you have to do, is register for lottery. The registration is already open, but you need to be present at the event in order to win the prize.

 

  • AFTERPARTY at the roof terrace (same building) at Intexsys office with Nice people, Free beer and snacks! Everyone is invited!

 

Accenture is looking for PHP Developer.

Clusterpoint is hiring UI (back-end) Developer.

Intexsys is looking for PHP Developers and Microsoft SQL Developers.

Game Insight is looking for:
– C++ Game Developer,
– Unity Developer,
– Game Server Developer,
– Game QA/Producer.

Check out career opportunities at Autentica!

Evolution Gaming – world leading on-line Live casino provider is looking for front-end and server side IT professionals for new game and feature development. We are providing excellent work conditions, challenging projects, friendly and professional colleagues.
JavaScript/HTML5 Developer for Mobile Games,
Scala Developer
and more positions you can find at the same page by scrolling down.
Now Evolution Gaming is located in the A+ class office building in the very heart of the Riga – Citadeles iela 2.

Check out ALSO Cloud product and join their Dev Team at Riga!

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have some drinks and snacks:



  
intexsys_logo

 

 

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Contact Edgars@DevClub.lv to get special prices for DevClub.lv members

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