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Dayo Ajayi

Sofware Engineer | Consultant

MBA, UTexas McCombs | MS Computer Engineering, University of Kansas

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About Me

Seasoned software engineer with 10 years of experience who thrives at the intersection of People, Process, and Technology. Former Management Consultant with an MBA. Equally comfortable in the bits-and-bytes as I am with technical colleagues and business stakeholders.

Excited about solving business problems with efficient and performant APIs, beautiful and engaging UI with the appropriate JavaScript frameworks, modernizing legacy infrastructure through Microservices, and Cloud Migration using AWS/Azure/GCP.

Work Experience


Senior Sofware Engineer (2018 - Present)
  • Successfully migrated users and sunset legacy monolith application (Progress OpenEdge ABL) to a microservices architecture (.NET Core) through strangulation. Realized $400k in annual maintenance costs savings YoY
  • Designed and developed cloud-native containerized microservices in .Net Core using C#, Cloud Foundry, JFrog Artifactory
  • Interviewed and placed engineers and analysts on projects to drive strategic and cross-functional initiatives
  • Led team of four engineers working with a cross-functional team of product managers and sales executives to develop a $10M/annum revenue auto shop management solution, replacing a legacy system and increasing sales by 40% YOY
Technologies Used: C# ASP.Net Core, Web API, MS SQL Server, MongoDB, NodeJS, React, Concourse CICD, SonarQube code coverage, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Artifactory, Kibana log monitoring/observability, Kong API Gateway, Swagger UI, Postman, Git (Bitbutcket)

DENBURY RESOURCES (Plano, TX) (2013 - 2017)

Programmer Analyst III (2015 - 2017)
  • Design and implementation of a reporting portal, which converted a paper-based process to a digital one; reduced process time from a multi-week work stream to less than 48 hours
  • Influenced C-Level execs to adopt open-source technology options with a strong value proposition, leading to annual savings of $500K in licensing costs
  • Conducted rapid prototyping using design thinking to provide a proof of concept of Well Master, a seamless workflow solution across the enterprise, leading to a 28% decrease in processing error rates
Technologies Used: C# ASP.NET, VB.NET, MS SQL Server, Microsoft Silverlight, ArcGIS JavaScript API, JQuery

SOGETI USA LLC (Irving, TX) (2012 - 2013)

Senior Consultant
  • Redesigned a global transportation client’s eCommerce product by leading requirement-gathering sessions and managing relationships among cross-functional stakeholders; reduced downtime by 5x and increased revenue by 15%
  • Provided guidance on deliverables and provided technical leadership to Fortune 1000, finishing project 45 days early
Technologies Used: C#, MS SQL Server, HTML/CSS, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Load Balancers

FHLBank Topeka (Topeka, KS) (2009 - 2012)

Programmer Analyst II
  • Consolidated bank’s code base of 100 applications written on the .NET Framework using C#, reducing costs by $500K
Technologies Used: C#, Tableau, Kalido Data Warehouse, Master Data Management (MDM), Business Intelligence (BI)

DELOITTE CONSULTING LLC (Kansas City, MO) (2007 - 2009)

Business Technology Analyst
  • Automated process of disbursing disaster relief funds and reduced processing time from weeks to minutes
  • Awarded Deloitte’s Distinguished Client Service Award after series of successful project implementations
Technologies Used: C#, MS SQL Server, HTML/CSS, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Google Analytics