Andrew Belousoff, Software Developer in Moscow, Russia
Andrew Belousoff

Software Developer in Moscow, Russia

Member since December 12, 2016
Andrew has been working as a professional developer since 2010. He has experience both in desktop and web development—working with both the back-end and front-end. He writes mainly in PHP, JavaScript, CSS, and C++, but he also has some C# and Python knowledge. Andrew can interact with databases, Unix Shell, WordPress, and Joomla CMS.
Andrew is now available for hire




Moscow, Russia



Preferred Environment

PhpStorm, Ubuntu

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a REST API for a highload payment system.


  • Senior Back-end Developer

    2021 - PRESENT
    Givelify (via Toptal)
    • Completed the analytics studio to manage clients' transactions and operations (both back and front end).
    • Developed a security subsystem that supports different user roles.
    • Created a mock service for performance testing of the system.
    Technologies: PHP 7, Laravel, React, JavaScript, SCSS, MySQL, Docker
  • PHP Website Developer

    2019 - PRESENT
    Conflux Real Estate (via Toptal)
    • Developed web pages using PHP, JavaScript, and CSS.
    • Integrated with Salesforce API and Propertybase API.
    • Introduced a caching system.
    • Optimized web pages.
    • Maintained server software.
    Technologies: Spark, Salesforce, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
  • Web Developer

    2020 - 2020
    CEED LLC (via Toptal)
    • Created a project management-like web application with PHP (Laravel) and JavaScript.
    • Developed a smooth front end from scratch using Vue.js.
    • Implemented RESTful architecture, resulting in a significant UX improvement and creating an ability to use the back end for multiple purposes, like mobile applications.
    • Refactored existing back-end code, introducing design patterns that improved code readability, flexibility, and extensibility.
    • Optimized the database, gaining data consistency and speeding up requests up to 1.5 times faster.
    Technologies: REST, NGINX, Vue, JavaScript, Laravel, PHP 7
  • Symfony Software Developer

    2017 - 2020
    E-hub Health (via Toptal)
    • Developed an admin back office using PHP, Symfony, and JavaScript.
    • Optimized the database to speed up search queries.
    • Covered the project with tests that prevented numerous flaws.
    • Improved the front end to provide a better UI and UX.
    • Introduced architectural solutions which increased scalability and testability.
    Technologies: MySQL, CSS3, HTML5, Doctrine, PHPUnit, Ajax, JavaScript, Symfony, PHP
  • PHP API Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Searle Creative Group (via Toptal)
    • Finished developing the CRM using PHP, React, and CSS.
    • Improved a RESTful API created to connect the CRM and a WordPress site.
    • Simplified the project deployment in various environments by introducing a tool for database migrations (Phinx).
    • Made a convenient deployment workflow using Grunt and Babel.
    • Significantly accelerated the initial loading of the CRM.
    Technologies: WordPress, React, JavaScript, PHP
  • PHP/MongoDB Developer

    2017 - 2017
    Merchpin (via Toptal)
    • Built a Docker image for the project to be deployed to
    • Made fixes and updates to the old code to be run under contemporary Mongolab.
    Technologies: MongoLab,, Docker, CodeIgniter, PHP, MongoDB
  • Senior Web Developer

    2013 - 2016
    Рayment System RURU (JSC | National Service Company)
    • Created a REST API that met PCI DSS safety standards and allowed the company and partner web services to use the unified payment engine.
    • Improved the performance and stability of the system through code optimization and writing unit and functional tests using PHPUnit and Selenium.
    • Wrote in PHP, JavaScript, and CSS3 using Symfony and Phalcon frameworks.
    • Created some of the company's internal tools using PHP, Symfony 2, and Node.js.
    • Performed front-end tasks and improved UI for user profile applications.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, PhalconPHP, Symfony 2, Symfony, PHP
  • PHP Developer

    2011 - 2013
    Contextual Advertisement System |
    • Wrote in PHP using Symfony 1.4 and Symfony 2 frameworks.
    • Developed the Lite and Social modes (parts of the SaaS application).
    • Created the page for the user's advertising campaigns management.
    • Improved the contextual advertising strategies.
    • Refactored the code.
    • Wrote some of the company's internal tools in Python.
    Technologies: Python, Symfony 2, Symfony, PHP
  • C++ Developer

    2010 - 2011
    Scientific and Technical Enterprise (Technosoft-M)
    • Developed the SCADA-system core to be run on the atomic power plant.
    • Created the Microm language precompiler to run scripts on the SCADA system.
    • Built the system configurator to set up options for the SCADA system.
    • Wrote in C++ and worked with the Qt4 framework, STL, and Boost libraries.
    Technologies: Boost, Standard Template Library (STL), Qt 4, C++


  • Moscow English Club

    A website for English courses in Moscow that I developed.

  • Trio-Service

    An online shop that I built.

  • Vist Catalonia Website

    A website for a travel agency.

  • PhalconPHP: A Solution for High-load RESTful APIs (Publication)
    PhalconPHP will make your high-load application fast and easy, it's one of the fastest MVC frameworks for PHP available. It's written in C and supplied as a compiled PHP extension, so it doesn’t need to be interpreted at every request. Consider PhalconPHP for your next project, you won't regret it.


  • Languages

    PHP 7, Less, CSS3, PHP, HTML5, CSS, Sass, Delphi, JavaScript, Bash, C, C++, Python, SCSS
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Symfony, PHPUnit, PhalconPHP, Laravel, Symfony 2, CodeIgniter, Spark, Qt, Boost, Selenium
  • Libraries/APIs

    Doctrine, Vue, Google AdWords, jQuery, Standard Template Library (STL), React
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, Git, Xdebug, Redmine, Jira, Confluence, MongoLab, NGINX, Gerrit, Jenkins, Apache, Adobe Photoshop, Babel, Grunt
  • Paradigms

    REST, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Model View Controller (MVC), Test-driven Development (TDD), Scrum, Agile Software Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Storage

    Redis, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Memcached, MySQL, NoSQL, Phinx, Microsoft SQL Server, Datadog
  • Other

    Ajax, Qt 4
  • Platforms

    Ubuntu, Windows, Linux, WordPress, Salesforce, Amazon Web Services (AWS),, Docker, Joomla


  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2012
    Bauman Moscow State Technical University - Moscow, Russia

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