- Chef/AWS/OpsWorks EngineerWebconnex (via Toptal)2017 - 2017
Technologies: AWS, OpsWorks, Chef, Ruby, Go Lang, Node.js
- Created AWS OpsWorks infrastructure from scratch. The configuration is connected with a CI pipeline.
- Configured over 30 microservices.
- Deployed recipes in Go and Node.js.
- Configured Filebeat and Metricbeat.
- Supported a multiple stacks environment via custom JSON configuration in OpsWorks.
- Added role grouping (soft-layer) support for multiple applications in one instance.
- Integrated local testing and Chef cookbooks dependency management.
- Integrated the AWS application level balancer.
- Added support and configured dynamic DNS names for multiple environments.
- Django + React.js DeveloperBoyd Creative Pty, Ltd. (via Toptal)2017 - 2017
Technologies: Django, React.js, REST API, Mercurial, MySQL, Linux
- Created a single-page application dashboard with various graphs, tables, and dynamic filters for analytics data.
- Supported and modified the legacy source code.
- Optimized access to the API requests database to decrease API response time.
- Optimized a Webpack build for dashboard assets.
- Lead Django Developer with DevOps TwistDalton Bain (via Toptal)2017 - 2017
Technologies: Django, AWS, Jenkins, Docker, AngularJS, OpsWorks, Chef
- Integrated a multi-branch Docker based CI (Continuous Integration) full cycle to the project using Chef and OpsWorks.
- Automated tests using a Jenkins pipeline.
- Supported Django and AngularJS projects, integrating new features and fixing bugs, among other things.
- Senior Django DeveloperDecisionDesk (via Toptal)2016 - 2017
Technologies: Django, AWS, MongoDB, Tastypie, Docker, Backbone.js, PostgreSQL, Linux
- Optimized back-end performance.
- Integrated Docker containers into the project infrastructure.
- Converted images and MS Office files to PDF.
- Manipulated various PDF files in Python and Java (read, convert, merge, export to PDF).
- Installed and configured a Graylog2 (+ MongoDB and Elasticsearch) cluster in Docker containers on AWS OpsWorks Stack.
- Developed custom logging adapters (TCP, UDP, HTTP/HTTPS) for the Graylog2 instance.
- Integrated a Shibboleth (SAML2 Protocol) authorization method.
- Built custom Django MongoDB Queries profiler middleware, allowing users to see and download detailed requests for deep checking code, load performance, etc. to a MongoDB server list.
- Integrated a CASHNet payment processor.
- Built Chef recipes in Ruby.
- Fixed bugs.
- Implemented additional small features.
- Installed and configured Postfix as a smart host.
- Full-stack Back-end DeveloperStealth Mode iOS/M-Commerce Silicon Valley Startup2014 - 2015
Technologies: Python, REST, iOS, AWS, Stripe, Linux, Docker Containers
- Oversaw back-end creation and maintenance of an m-commerce iOS platform.
- Served as product manager for all API integrations, including multiple payment gateways.
- Managed all AWS/S3 activity.
- Rewrote legacy source code from scratch.
- Chief Information Officer & Scrum Product OwnerFloraExpress2011 - 2015
- Managed a five-member team and served as Scrum master in the company’s Scrum environment. Additional roles included Senior Full-stack Engineer, DevOps Engineer, and Deployment Engineer.
- Created an API-driven platform for quickly-growing company websites, mobile applications, and third-party integrations, and fully managed the deployment process.
- Reduced website downtime from 20% to 0% by rewriting the company’s services from scratch; helped to increase orders from 25/day to 75-80/day; and created 80% of the source code for the Python/Django version of a payment gateway that has twenty available payment methods, amongst other achievements.
- Developed an API core, four eCommerce fully functional landing sites, two alpha versions, two payment gateways (PHP and Python versions with fifteen and twenty payment methods), and a lot of small tools and integrations with third-party services.
- Built a stable, DDOS-protected, and horizontal scalable platform as well as a lot of business instruments.
- Enabled the company to handle about 8,000 orders per day on holidays because of the amazing CRM system built with AJAX and HTML5.
- Senior PHP Developer, System ArchitectKanga2011 - 2012
- Developed Flash games for Vk.com. Managed the team’s task management.
- Developed back-end features in PHP.
- Developed game landing pages and websites.
- Handled the deployment process with Linux server administration tasks.
- Facilitated real-time video processing with Wowza media services.
- Middle Java Developer & System ArchitectDuoTM2010 - 2011
Technologies: Java, Network IO stack, JIRA, Continuous integration
- Worked with a team of Java developers to develop web application tasks and AION/Lineage II server network core in Java.
- Managed two team members.
- Completed the project successfully, but DuoTM was discontinued due to lack of funding.
- Built a very fast network IO threaded solution with encryption and DDOS protection.
- Developed and deployed configuration with Java build tools.
- CEO, Team Leader, & Full-stack Developer2315.ru2008 - 2009
- Founded and managed a web design and development company, managed four team members, and built eCommerce and portal type websites for the Russian market.
- Network Engineer and Junior .NET DeveloperUral State University2004 - 2007
Technologies: .NET C#, PHP, Python, Bash, Linux administration, Microsoft Active Directory, Diskless boot, Network infrastructure
- Served as network engineer and Windows/Linux administration team member.
- Helped manage a seven-server campus network along with 300 staff PCs.
- Oversaw diskless Linux and Windows boots, overriding workstation operating systems via remote network diskless boot and restoration of hard disk images, Active Directory management, domain politics, software politics, web servers, and network routing with shaping configuration.
- Used Python, C# (including .NET ASPX), Bash, and PHP to create utilities and other small programs for managing Active Directory and user politics.
- Developed a student intranet portal.
- Network Engineer and .NET Junior DeveloperSKB Kontur2005 - 2006
Technologies: .NET C#, PHP, Linux server administration, Microsoft Active Directory, Subversion, Git
- Served primarily as contract network engineer but occasionally worked as a junior .NET developer.
- Managed all network hardware, software, and server configuration.
- Built company applications in ASP.NET C#, Windows-based C# apps, and console apps.