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Doruk G.

DevOps Engineer

Doruk has 7 years of experience specializing in web, Python, and DevOps. He is skilled in product management, backend web development and architecture, cloud, and IoT.

Doruk is a curious hacker who is passionate about software, blockchain, innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

His desire and intention are to make everything more efficient, autonomous, and smart – that's why he is purely in love with his profession.

To develop his skills and stay up-to-date, he constantly takes courses and does research about new technologies.

Main expertise
  • Python
    Python 7 years
  • Django
    Django 6 years
  • AWS
    AWS 6 years
Other skills
  • Bootstrap
    Bootstrap 7 years
  • iOS
    iOS 6 years
  • Swift
    Swift 6 years
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Selected experience


  • Head of Architecture

    LIVAD Technologies - 4 months

    LIVAD develops cutting-edge Livestream Advertising products connecting brands with streamers. LIVAD'S technology enables brands to serve non-intrusive, elegant, and interactive ads while allowing streamers of all sizes to monetize their content consistently.

    • Was responsible for the backend architecture, database management, security, CI/CD, and refactoring efforts.
    • Gave internal training and communicated "best practices" within the product development team.


    • Technologies:
    • Python Python
    • Django Django
    • AWS AWS
    • DevOps DevOps
    • Node.js Node.js
    • Docker Docker
    • MySQL MySQL
  • CEO & Co-Founder

    Gamer Arena - 2 years 2 months

    Gamer Arena is an online competitive esports platform where gamers can match and compete with opponents of their skill level across numerous skill-based video games online to earn money.

    • Co-founded Gamer Arena, led the team, and managed the product development/design while also developing most of the backend.
    • In its latest investment round, the company reached a valuation of $6m and a size of 16 people, but Doruk has since left the company because of internal problems with the investors.


    • Technologies:
    • Python Python
    • Django Django
    • AWS AWS
    • DevOps DevOps
    • Docker Docker
    • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL
    • Firebase Firebase
  • Fellow/Alumni

    Turkish Entrepreneurship Foundation (Girişimcilik Vakfı) - 5 years 9 months

    Turkish Entrepreneurship Foundation (TEF) Founded by Turkey's leading entrepreneurs and opinion leaders, Turkish Entrepreneurship Foundation aims to promote a culture of entrepreneurship. TEF strives to leverage this entrepreneurship in attaining the country's long-term development goals.

    • Spreading entrepreneurial mindset and culture, aiming to create inspiring stories as an influential network.
  • IoT Solutions Engineer

    Empa Teknoloji - 1 year 4 months

    Empa Teknoloji is an intrapreneur investment of Empa Elektronik, which is the market leader in the semiconductor sector. We develop and integrate technology for the growing IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) market.

    • Building a hybrid IoT Cloud platform as a Fullstack Developer and a Linux SysAdmin.
    • Used Python/Django, Amazon AWS extensively.


    • Technologies:
    • Python Python
    • Django Django
    • AWS AWS
    • AWS EC2 AWS EC2


  • BSc.Computer Engineering

    MEF University · 2022 - 2023

  • BSc.Computer Engineering (Exchange Student)

    Tampere University of Technology · 2018 - 2018

  • Standalone courseGoogle Developer Challenge Scholarship: Mobile Web

    Udacity · 2018 - 2018

  • Standalone coursePython Qualification

    Cambridge Certification Authority · 2017 - 2017

  • BSc.Computer Engineering

    Istanbul Technical University · 2015 - 2022

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