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Experienced software engineer from Iceland. Main interest include software architecture, software performance, and programming. Great passion for improving software quality/performance and developer experience. Enjoy trying out cutting-edge technologies.


Mainframe Industries May 2022 — Now

Senior Backend Engineer

Early employee. Design and implement APIs and database layers for an MMO. Introduced Rust as an alternative language to Python for APIs to get static typing and performance. Added Keycloak for auth to the tech stack. Also, involved in infrastructure and game development in Unreal Engine in C++.

Lucinity July 2019 — April 2022

Senior Software Engineer

Lead (and first) backend developer. Design and implement APIs and database layers starting with nothing. Meet with stakeholders to discuss their needs and implement solutions.

Íslandsbanki January 2016 — June 2019

Solution Architect

Lead the development of APIs and database schema for the online bank and the mobile app.

Íslandsbanki October 2015 — December 2015

Software Developer

Advania May 2011 — September 2015

Software Specialist / Sharepoint Developer

Developed custom solutions in C# as well as custom SharePoint apps.

Tækniskólinn January 2013 — June 2015


Taught Programming (C++) and Data structures (C++)

Backend developer

  • Python
  • Rust
  • SQL
  • gRPC
  • PostgreSQL
  • AWS
  • REST
  • GraphQL


  • Software architecture and design
  • Agile
  • Scrum
  • TDD
  • Azure DevOps

Georgia Institute of Technology August 2018 — December 2022

Computer Science
Master of Science (MSc), Computing Systems

Reykjavik University December 2010 — December 2012

Computer Science
Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Live Network Streaming with Utilities and Cost July 2012

Published by LADIS 2012

Live Streaming with Utilities, Quality and Cost July 2012

Published by PODC 2012

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