Alen Vlahovljak

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I am a skilled software engineer with a Master's in Data Science and 6 years of experience. I specialize in frontend development and have expertise in React.js and Next.js. As a published writer for JavaScript in Plain English, I can communicate technical concepts effectively. My skills in Node.js, ExpressJS, and DevOps technologies make me versatile and adaptable.

I prioritize communication with clients and maintain a healthy work-life balance through jogging. Let's collaborate to create effective and elegant software solutions.

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Software Engineer

More than 6 years of experience working with cutting edge technologies!

  • Title: Software Engineer
  • City: Sarajevo
  • Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina


I am proud of some facts, and I want to highlight them.

Medium Stories mostly about JavaScript

Commits per month

Mentored interns this year

Working hours in startup industry


I'm not afraid to get out of my comfort zone and try new technologies, as the core of every technology is pretty similar.

Frontend (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React.js, Typescript, Next.js, Dojo Toolkit)
Backend (Node.js, Express.js, Python)
QA (Manual, Automation, Unit, Functional)
Database (MongoDB, Apache CouchDB, MySQL, PostreSQL)
DevOps (CI/CD, Docker, AWS, DigitalOcean)


Here you can check my both professional and academic accomplishments. You can also check my CV here!


Master of Data Science - MDataSc

2021 - 2022

International Burch University

Data Science begins with understanding and working with the core technology frameworks used for analyzing and processing massive amounts of data and developing expertise in complex data science algorithms and their implementation.

  • Field of Study: Data Science

Bachelor of Information Technology - BTech(IT)

2017 - 2021

Faculty of Information Technologies

Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to create, process, store, retrieve, and exchange all kinds of data and information. It forms part of information and communications technology (ICT).

  • Field of Study: Computer and Information Sciences

Professional Experience

Software Engineer

2022 - Now
- Full-time

Forsta (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Forsta is the powerful combination of three recently merged, great companies; Confirmit, FocusVision, and Dapresy. Our vision is to become the Experience & Research Technology partner ambitious organisations turn to when they’re looking to know and grow.


  • Planning architecture
  • Developing User Interface
  • Writing tickets
  • Manual testing
  • Automation testing
  • Code review

Skills: Unified Modeling Language (UML) | Test Automation | Agile Methodologies | Node.js | React.js | Express.js

Software Engineer

2020 - 2022
- Full-time

Evolt (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina) - 2 yrs 2 mos

I worked on two projects in Evolt:

  • GoCrypto (formerly Eligma),
  • Xcira.

Elly is a global facilitator of seamless and secure crypto payments and the prime crypto project in this industry. It operates as a worldwide payment scheme connecting all the stakeholders interested in crypto-crypto users, crypto wallets, crypto exchanges, cashier system providers, payment solution providers and merchants.


  • Planning front-end architecture
  • Developing User Interface
  • Maintaining existing code
  • Direct communication with the client
  • Coordinated work with the UX/UI and QA team
  • Integrating different SDKs
  • Writing tickets
  • Manual testing
  • Code review
  • Mentoring Jr. Software Developer(s)

Xcira is a software provider and includes Auction Management Systems, Simulcast platforms, Marketplaces, and Inspection Systems. Xcira products are truly best-of-breed because they develop them with their customers and their business realities in mind. They know the most important innovations are not only those that revolutionize an industry but often improve the way an industry currently operates.


  • Maintaining existing code
  • Improving mobile User Interface
  • Code review
  • Manual testing
  • Writing tickets
  • Customer support

Skills: REST APIs | Agile Methodologies | Next.js | Dojo Toolkit | PostgreSQL | CouchDB | HTML | Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) | JavaScript | Node.js | Java | React.js

Full Stack Developer

2018 - 2020
- Freelance

Upwork (Remote) - 2 yrs 8 mos

The main focus was on improving the UI of existing apps and debugging.

  • Creating both frontend and backend architecture
  • Debugging and resolving the application issues
  • Writing unit, integration and E2E tests
  • Writing documentation

Skills: Jest | HTML | Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) | JavaScript | Node.js | MongoDB | React.js | Express.js


I don't run to get involved in the news startups, but instead, try to be a team player alongside my colleagues to start implementing unique business ideas from the blue ocean.

Dentist System landing page
Distance Learning System landing page
Boostroom landing page


There are different services a can provide to the customers.


Do you need a free consultation regarding something, or do you need some advice? Why not, Let's organize an online meeting.

UX/UI Design

Need a design? No problem, I'll put you in touch with a fellow designer .

Software Development

Full stack web applications in cutting-edge technologies like React, Node.js, Django, or any other technologies you prefer.

Teamwork Synergy

I prefer work with my colleagues, so I'm not alone, don't worry. Together we have more than 30 years of experience.


Blockchain? Yes, worked with that more than 2 years.

From Zero

Most of the experience is gained working with startups.


A few testimonials from the people I worked with in the past on different project which was not always related to software development.

Alen is very hard-working young man. Every challenge he met with upmost curiosity and professionalism. He will benefit any organization that is lucky to hire him.

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Admir Hadžić


Alen is a true team player, a pleasant and affable person who can carry out everyday tasks with incredible ease, and you can always rely on him. Alen is a capable, independent person with outstanding communication skills and successfully completes demanding business tasks. In addition, he is professional and committed to his job.

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Maja Muftić Dedović

Sr. Research & Teaching Assistant

I met Alen while we were communicating and planning for my webinar session at "Platforma za progress - Academy". During the promotional-marketing phase of the webinar, he showed a quick response to all the questions and help that I needed in order to promote a webinar even better. Alen proved that he has a great set of soft-skills besides his developer career.

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Almir Vuk

Microsoft MVP

Alen is a great mentor and skilled developer. Being under his wing helped me a lot in my programming career. He is always there to help and steer me in the right direction.

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Almir Osmanagić

Software Engineer

Alen's leadership and amazing teaching skills helped me finally understand and develop my programming dexterity. He always takes time to help explain parts I'm not able to fully comprehend on my own and is truly trying his best to help me learn.

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Ammar Šabić



Feel free to contact me.


Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina


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