Tome Cirun

Started:
February 2022
Role:
CKAN Developer
Connect:
LinkedIn, GitHub

Based in Macedonia, Tome is a CKAN developer working across Salsa’s open data projects. 

As a CKAN developer, Tome creates new CKAN extensions for existing and future Salsa clients. This helps government agencies open up their datasets for wider use.  As part of our CKAN team, Tome works with other CKAN specialists, including our CKAN tech leads. Tome will also be contributing to CKAN Core  (e.g. fixing bugs), contributing back to the open source code on behalf of Salsa. 

Tome is a top 5 CKAN contributor, July 2021-current (February 2022). 

Skillset

  • Django/REST
  • Flask
  • JavaScript
  • PostgreSQL
  • React
  • REST API
  • Bootstrap
  • TailwindCSS
  • Docker
  • GIT
  • Linux

Previous experience

Tome is a passionate newcomer to the world of CKAN and open data.  Since he started working in CKAN in July 2021, he’s been in the top 5 CKAN contributors (to February 2022), working on improving CKAN core.  This has given him a wealth of experience in a short time. Tome also has a broader development background, working across a variety of programs. 

Before moving into programming Tome worked in hospitality, managing several cafes, pubs and nightclubs. He co-owned his own pub for nearly five years. 

Qualifications

  • Academy for Python Development

Hobbies

  • Hiking 
  • Cycling
  • Gaming