Roelof Jan Elsinga

Back-end developer



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Roelof Jan Elsinga


Jan 2021 - Present


Groningen, The Netherlands


Key activities
  • Developing a micro-service environment running on Kubernetes
  • Developing micro-services in PHP and Golang
  • Building and maintaining a GraphQL server
Jan 2016 - Dec 2020


Groningen, The Netherlands

Lead developer

Key activities
  • Developing a real-time search engine for 12.000+ boats
  • Building a scalable production environment with Docker Swarm
  • Automating the sales process using Event sourcing
  • Improving code quality through automated testing with Docker and CircleCI
  • Automated deploying the entire architecture across several servers with Ansible
  • Near real-time indexing of millions of documents into Apache Solr using Golang
Oct 2015 - Present

Roelof Jan Elsinga

Groningen, The Netherlands


Key activities
  • Developing high performance web applications
  • Building Aloia CMS and other open source projects
  • Running Plant care for Beginners (50.000+ monthly visitors)
Feb 2015 - Jun 2015

Spin Internet Media

Willemstad, Curaҫao

Back-end Development Intern

Key activities
  • Learning PHP Frameworks (Laravel and Phalcon)
  • Building a real-estate website


2012 – 2016

Hanzehogeschool Groningen

Groningen, The Netherlands

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Interactive Media & Technologies

2014 - 2014

Hope College

Holland, Michigan, USA

Study abroad

Computer science