Curriculum Vitae

Pyry Kröger

Personal Information

Date of birth20.2.1987
Place of birthVantaa, Finland
Place of residenceHelsinki, Finland
Contact informationVia LinkedIn (http://fi.linkedin.com/in/pyrykroger )

I'm a web frontend developer who is not afraid of the backend either. My primary strengths are a pragmatic problem-solving attitude and a desire to constantly learn more. I like to work near customers and end users, making sure they are happy with the results.

Work Experience

11/2013- Senior Software Engineer, Futurice Oy
I work as a lead developer in web frontend and backend projects. The projects have consisted of everything from fancy consumer services to highly efficient professional applications for the industry. I have also been acting as a Service Manager for a maintenance project, being responsible for planning and the outcome of the project.
5/2010-10/2013 Software Developer, Futurice Oy
I worked with web and mobile software projects, both client and server side ranging from consumer services to professional applications for the industry.
1/2010-5/2010 Course Assistant, Information Networks' Studio 4 (Graphics programming), Aalto University, Department of Media Technology
My responsibilities include e.g. tutoring assignment groups, reviewing assignments and handling some of the general course arrangements on a graphics programming course of 4 ECTS.
9/2009-1/2010 Course Assistant, Information Networks' Studio 1 (Java programming), TKK, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
My responsibilities included e.g. tutoring students with programming assignments and PBL groups, and grading assignments on a Java programming course of 14 ECTS. In addition to that, I was responsible for creating an electronic assignment return system.
5/2009-8/2009 System administrator (trainee), Tekmanni Oy
As a part of the job I performed system installations (both software and hardware) and worked as a helpdesk.
9/2008-1/2009 Course Assistant, Information Networks' Studio 1 (Java programming), TKK, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
My responsibilities included e.g. tutoring students with programming assignments and PBL groups, and grading assignments on a Java programming course of 14 ECTS.
5/2008-8/2008System administrator (trainee), Tekmanni Oy
As a part of the job I performed system installations (both software and hardware) and worked as a helpdesk. I also was responsible for documenting the entire IT infrastructure of the company.

IT Expertise

Programming languages etc.JavaScript, HTML, CSS (+ Sass, Less), Scala, Java, Python, Groovy, PHP, SQL (+ MySQL, MS SQL), Ruby
Frameworks etc.React (+ Flux), Backbone.js, Spine.js, Angular.js, Gulp, Browserify, RequireJS, Node.js, Play, Grails, Ruby on Rails, Django, Android, Firefox OS
OtherOS X, Windows, Linux. Linux server maintenance.

Education

2015 Master of Science (Tech) with distinction. Aalto University, Information Networks.
2013 Bachelor of Science (Tech). Aalto University, Information Networks
2006 Matriculation, Helsingin normaalilyseo. Grades 2 × L, 3 × E, 1 × M

Languages

FinnishNative
EnglishFluent
SwedishFair
FrenchBasics

Other Activities

Open SourceI have created or improved several small open source systems and services. The most can be seen in my GitHub profile (https://github.com/pyryk).
Game developingI used to be a part of Snowflake Studios game development community in which I developed FinnWars (http://www.iceflakestudios.com/finnwars.html), a modification for Battlefield 1942.
SportsFloorball

Miscellaneous

Driver's licenceB (passenger cars, vans)
Military service1/2007-1/2008. NCO (rank Corporal/Alikersantti) in signals troops
Student organizationsI've been awarded the Promakhia award of Athene, the guild of Information Networks students. The award is handed to people that do the "invisible but important work over the years". I was an official of the guild during 2009-2011, taking part in the overhaul of the guild website athene.fi.