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

Software Developer in Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus

Member since June 22, 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



  • Python, 7 years
  • SQL, 5 years
  • XSLT, 5 years
  • XML, 5 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • Java, 2 years
  • Objective-C, 1 year


Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus



Preferred Environment

Linux, Mac OS X, Emacs, Idea, Xcode, Git, Hg

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: Python, Java
  • Python Developer

    2009 - 2010
    • Supported TopFriends, Rock Riot, and SuperPoke applications for Facebook and MySpace.
    Technologies: Python, Greenlets, Cheetah, Facebook API, JavaScript, CSS
  • 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: Python PyUnit, Regular Expressions, XSLT



  • Languages

    Python, Objective-C, Java, 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, Xcode, Subversion (SVN), IDEA IDE, ClearCase, CVS, Wingware IDE
  • Platforms

    Android, iOS, Linux
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Facebook API, PyQt, SQLAlchemy
  • Storage

    SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird


  • 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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