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Deniz Iren
Ankara,1981


EDUCATION

2008 - 2014 Middle East Technical University, (PhD)

2005 – 2008 Middle East Technical University, (MSc)
  • - Informatics Institute, Software Management
  • - 2008 Institute Best Course Performance
  • - GPA: 3.96
  • - Favorite Courses: Project Management, Software Management, Software Process Improvement, Software Metrics, Human Computer Interaction, Knowledge Management
  • - Technical Report: A Measurable Infrastructure for Software Process Improvement and Quantitative Project Management within Emerging Software Development Organizations

1999 – 2004 Baskent University (BS)
  • - Faculty of Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering
  • - 2004 Fall Semester, Academic Scholarship
  • - Favorite Courses: Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Network Management, Web Technologies
  • - Graduation Project: Modeling .NET applications and developing XML Web Services for smart devices

International summer schools
  • - 2012 Modeling and Analysis of Novel Mechanisms in Future Internet Applications, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
  • - 2012 Interdisciplinary IAOA Summer School on Ontological Analysis, International Association for Ontology and its Applications, Trento, Italy
  • - 2011 CASE Summer School on Practical Experimentation in Software Engineering, Free University of Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy
  • - 2011 Summer School on Service Science and Research Methods, University of Leipzig, Szczecin, Poland


WORK EXPERIENCE

2016 – ... Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Business Informatics, Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Project management: BReToPI Project aims at developing NLP based methods to link organizational artifacts with process improvement actions.
  • Responsibilities: Conducting research activities. Coordinating with industrial partners. Developing scientific software.
  • Key technologies: JAVA, NLP, WordNet, Apache OpenNLP, Google SyntaxNet

2015 – 2016 TU Delft, Web Information Systems, Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Project :Music Atlas Project aims at identifying music consumption patterns of individuals and cultural subgroups in an urban context, by analyzing social media streams.
  • Responsibilities:Conducting research actions in Music Atlas Project. Developing social media monitoring and analysis scripts.
  • Key technologies: Python, PostgreSQL, SentiPY, Geonames, Twitter API, LastFM, Spotify, Google Maps

2010 – 2014 Middle East Technical University, Computer Center, Project Manager
  • Responsibilities: Planning and monitoring the execution of large scale system integration project: Integrated Information Systems (IIS).
  • Key technologies: SOA, WSO2, Liferay Portal, Axiomatics, Vivo, Dspace,
  • Development environment: JAVA, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA
  • Project management: Jira, Greenhopper, Semantic Media Wiki+, MS Project
  • Notes: We used an agile approach in this large-scale integration project. We mainly conducted research for open-source software, coordinated outsourced development work packages, organized university stakeholders' participation in the project.

2009 – 2010 Freelance – Project Management and Software Quality Consulting
  • Responsibilities: Preparation of technical specification documents, guiding and participating in the preparation of deliverable artifacts in compliance with the standards
  • - IEEE 830-1998 Recommended Practice for Software Requirements Specification
  • - IEEE 1016-1998 Recommended Practice for Software Design Description
  • - IEEE 1058-1998 Standard for Software Project Management Plans
  • - Providing training on how to use the UML

2007 – 2008 Mikrokom Corp., Software Project Coordinator
  • Responsibilities: Development of the off-the-shelf accounting software application; GMS.net
  • Key technologies: MS SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005, SourceSafe 2005, Visual C#.Net, MS Reportviewer, XML Web Services
  • Work Description: Requirements elicitation, designing object oriented and multi-tiered applications, implementation, testing, designing reports (rdlc) , providing technical support to customers, work prioritization, work monitoring, progress reporting, identifying and defining software development project processes.

2004 – 2007 Mikrokom Corp., Software Engineer
  • Responsibilities: Development of the off-the-shelf accounting software application; GMS.net
  • Key technologies: MS SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005, SourceSafe 2005, Visual C#.Net, MS Reportviewer, XML Web Services
  • Work Description: Designing object oriented and multi-tiered applications, implementation, testing, designing reports (rdlc), providing technical support to customers.

previous
  • Sep. 2003 Microsoft, Intern
  • Jul. 2000 Promin I.T., Intern (Software support)
  • 2001 – 2002 Promin I.T., Part Time (Software support)
  • 1997 – 1999 Mikrokom Corp., Part Time (Software support)


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TWEET CV: Deniz Iren; IS PhD @METU; SM MSc @METU; Ceng BS @BU; PMP; PMI-ACP; Postdoc @VU Amsterdam