Aleksandr Bogdanov, Software Developer in Penza, Penza Oblast, Russia
Aleksandr Bogdanov

Software Developer in Penza, Penza Oblast, Russia

Member since July 1, 2018
Aleksandr is an engineer who is not shackled by a particular type of technology; in fact, he's the type of developer who is searching for an infrastructure/platform challenge. Along with having a decade of development experience where he has consulted with clients concerning diverse use cases, he consistently delivers great and to-the-point cloud solutions.
Aleksandr is now available for hire




Penza, Penza Oblast, Russia



Preferred Environment

Python, Terraform, Kubernetes, Google Cloud

The most amazing...

...contribution I've made was to an open-source self-hosting platform to enable data sovereignty for everyone.


  • Software Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    Planet Labs Germany GmbH
    • Implemented a platform permissions system to serve satellite imagery with Flask, SQLAlchemy, and GDAL.
    • Developed a billing engine, enforcing area download quotas with Bottle and low-level PostGIS.
    • Built a BigQuery-based internal analytics app; using Google Data Studio as the UI.
    • Handled 200 billing API requests per second (uWSGI, PostgreSQL locks/transactions).
    • Constructed a fully automated delivery pipeline.
    • Migrated a system from Amazon Web Services to the Google Cloud Platform (SQS, RDS, Docker).
    Technologies: Python, PostGIS, Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud
  • Cloud Platform Lead

    2016 - 2017
    LOVOO GmbH
    • Deploying a slew of microservices in Golang to a distributed Kubernetes cluster, optimized to handle 1.5 gigabit/s of API traffic.
    • Built an internal platform as a service for the teams.
    • Fully automated the deployments, canary releases, and traffic shifting for blue\green.
    • Evaluated and benchmarked cloud providers for an optimal solution.
    Technologies: Kubernetes, CoreOS, Go, Advanced AWS and GCP
  • Tech Lead

    2013 - 2016
    Home24 AG
    • Supported a logistic calculations project, handling millions of entries (migrated RabbitMQ to SQS).
    • Implemented a massive third-party product data import of a re-architecture project (SQS, DynamoDB, optimistic locking, and streaming XML).
    • Worked on an acceptance testing project, providing the QA with the architecture for transparency and test case code re-usage (Codeception).
    • Implemented a major webshop checkout refactoring for testability and performance.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Apache Solr, Amazon Web Services (AWS)



  • Tools

    AWS CloudFormation, Terraform
  • Platforms

  • Storage

    Google Cloud, Google Cloud SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Languages

    Python 3, Go, PHP


  • Diploma degree in Informational Service
    2008 - 2013
    Penza State Technological University - Penza, Russia


  • PHP Certified Engineer
    Zend Technologies Ltd.

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