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Csaba Okrona

Csaba Okrona

Sr Engineering Manager at Contentful

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Hello 👋

Unfortunately, I don't have any available slot for the next 4 weeks

    Now: A seasoned and business savvy engineer manager Always thinking about new ways of growing engineers, improving the business, the teams and the processes. Specialties: Team & peer coaching, management. Being an IT executive has completely reaved, ruined and shaken my life. I can never be thankful enough for that. The past: A full stack web engineer with 13+ years of experience. Keen on performance optimization of online services, scalability and architecture.

    About me

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    Seniority

    7 Years

    Hierarchy

    Manager of ICs

    Industry

    Computer Software

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    Experience

    Senior Engineering Manager

    Contentful

    Sep 2018 - current

    I'm supporting one of our infrastructure teams working closely with other teams both within and outside the infra group. Our group is focusing on: - the performance and reliability of our high-load and mission critical APIs - our asset delivery solution - engineering velocity within the company - building out a platform for other engineers based on AWS and Kubernetes - app and platform security and compliance We embrace the agile mindset, we work closely with and for our customers. I have various roles, eg.: - people management - team management - career coaching - scrum mastery - organizational development - stakeholder management

    Engineering Manager

    Prezi

    Oct 2014 - Sep 2018

    I've been working with multiple teams here at Prezi, doing 1-on-1 career and also team coaching. I care deeply about my teams' health, making sure their communication and processes are working smoothly, the team setup is ideal and everyone gets to grow in the teams. I am at my teams' service whatever they'd need. I do my best to represent the Prezi engineering culture both inside and outside the teams and the company, I do hiring, performance evaluations, I work on multiple high-level projects that go across the engineering and product organization such as our mentoring framework and hiring pipeline optimisation. I've planned, driven and executed multiple organisational level initiatives such as optimising our hiring process, creating an internship program and forming a peer mentoring structure.

    Chief Technical Officer

    Arukereso.hu

    Mar 2011 - Dec 2012

    Arukereso is a part of a price comparison engine family all across Europe. I was coordinating the IT team, acted as the "translating proxy" between my senior management peers and the teams. I actively took part in the projects (planning and implementation) both on the business side and as an IT "advisor". I was generally responsible for the architecture of the system and making sure the whole company group aligns with the tech strategy.

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