Alexey Zankevich, Software Developer in Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus
Alexey Zankevich

Software Developer in Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus

Member since July 11, 2012
Alexey is a full-stack developer and architect. He has expert knowledge of Python and is strong in Java (Android) and Objective-C (iOS). With considerable experience developing games, he is currently designing yet another app that he hopes will significantly impact the mobile world.
Alexey is now available for hire




Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus



Preferred Environment

Mercurial, Git, Xcode, IDEA IDE, Emacs, MacOS, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've ever created is a DFA-based fast and limited Regular Expressions engine in Python.


  • Senior Python Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Tipsi (via Toptal)
    • Refactored and supported a Django project.
    • Applied Bootstrap styles.
    • Implemented a TinyMCE-based online editing tool.
    • Migrated the service to Amazon file storage.
    • Unified sub-projects into a single platform.
    Technologies: Python
  • Lead Software Developer

    2011 - 2014
    • Created applications for Android and Python.
    Technologies: Java, Python
  • Python Developer

    2009 - 2010
    • Supported TopFriends, Rock Riot, and SuperPoke applications for Facebook and MySpace.
    Technologies: CSS, JavaScript, Facebook API, Cheetah, Greenlet, Python
  • Python Developer

    2007 - 2009
    Kyriba Corp
    • Supported interbank payment file converters.
    • Worked on refactoring and deep code analysis.
    • Created a conversion flow testing framework.
    • Created DFA-based universal converter for regular expression syntax, with extensions for special rules.
    • Introduced XSLT-based converter for XML formats.
    Technologies: XSLT, Regular Expressions, PyUnit, Python



  • Languages

    Python, Objective-C, Java, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, XSLT, XML
  • Paradigms

    Data Science, Functional Programming, Class-based OOP, Concurrent Programming, Test-driven Development (TDD), Agile Software Development
  • Frameworks

    Twisted, Django, AndEngine, Rokon, Cocos2d
  • Tools

    Emacs, GNU Dev Tools, Git, Mercu, Cheetah, Mercurial, Xcode, Subversion (SVN), IDEA IDE, ClearCase, CVS, Wingware IDE
  • Platforms

    Android, iOS, MacOS, Linux
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Facebook API, PyQt, SQLAlchemy
  • Storage

    SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird
  • Other

    PyUnit, Regular Expressions, Greenlet


  • English Courses Degree in English
    2008 - 2010
    Minsk State Linguistic University - Minsk
  • Masters Degree in Physics
    2003 - 2008
    The Belarussian State University - Minsk

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