Marek Ventur

Senior Software Developer

Currently working for AWS's machine learning org, having moved there from Amazon Retail. First-day employee at gaming-startup Gamevy and data engineer at the music website Last.fm. Worked at IBM while doing my Bachelor.

I have worked on petabyte-scale databases all the way to one-off game prototypes. I have experience in leading teams and projects and my passion is for maths and algorithms, with a focus on research.

Helped design and build digital conference badges for the hacker camp Electromagnetic Field.

Selected projects

Employment history

AWS, Machine Learning (May 2019 - Present), London

Software Development Engineer

Developed and launched Amazon CodeGuru Profiler
  • Launched new AWS service
  • Leading UX/UI for the AWS console component and the profiler visualizations.
  • Prototyped, developed, designed and launched anomaly detection feature

Amazon (Oct 2017 - May 2019), London

Software Development Engineer

Working on services that enable Amazon's massive product catalog
  • High-level design and implementation to enable removal of legacy services.
  • Day-to-day running of service, including tier-1 on-call shifts
  • Performance optimisation

Gamevy (Aug 2013 - Sep 2017), London

Senior Developer/Project Manager

As the first-day engineer at startup Gamevy I've worked on game design, frontend, backend and operations, as well as acting as project manager. Frequent contributer to PIXI.js.
  • Developing game concepts for the majority of Gamevy's games to date.
  • Project management for various games
  • Probabilistic modelling to verify mathematical correctness

Last.fm (Oct 2011 - Aug 2013), London

Web and Data Developer

Initially front-end developer, later move to data team.
  • Data developer (Hadoop, Hive, SQL)
  • Designed and implemented main parts of realtime charts

Education

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mannheim (Oct 2008 - Nov 2011)

Corporate Student Program, IBM, Germany

BSc Science, Business IT