A focused athlete who succeeds in life through calmness, a bright mind, and a warm smile. Meet our colleague Boban, a wide-ranged professional who knows how to lead both people and projects, never forgetting to have some fun in the things he does. Let’s get to know him better.
Describe your professional path within the company.
I joined the company six years ago as a Software Developer who already had about three years of experience in Java Development. Although I already had working experience on a massive project that involved hundreds of people, one thing I liked when joining Endava was the fact that I could foresee many opportunities to work with various technologies for Hi-Tech companies. I was also impressed by the way the team members were treating each other, as well as with the company culture.
Once I joined the company, I started working on a project for one of our biggest Hi-Tech clients as a Fullstack Developer. The way of working on this project was somehow new to me since I had to change from being mostly a Backend Developer to an all-rounder, doing backend, fronted and even mobile development to some extent. On this project, I gained some experience working with a conferencing solution, as well as with the way of building client chats from scratch.
After a few years in the company, I got the opportunity to advance to another role, as a Project Lead. My task was to start a new project, that counted only two people back then and to create a larger team. This was a different kind of challenge for me since I had to lead people and I couldn’t focus solely on technical things. I’ve been leading that project for four years now and now my team counts 20 people. The project involves cutting-edge technologies with an emphasis on cloud computing (AWS and Azure), automation/configuration management and the DevOps paradigm.
What drives you at Endava?
I would say a healthy working environment in the first place. I find it fantastic that everyone takes responsibility in achieving a common goal and in being supportive with each other. We all spend most of our time working and being around our colleagues, so the right environment is crucial for me. Another thing that drives me is the possibility to learn and grow in various aspects.