Artem Mezhenin, Software Developer in Batumi, Adjara, Georgia
Artem Mezhenin

Software Developer in Batumi, Adjara, Georgia

Member since October 30, 2013
Artem is a high-energy software engineer. He has outstanding coding skills and a mathematical background. Artem particularly excels in Python development, database design, message queues, and Linux administration.
Artem is now available for hire




Batumi, Adjara, Georgia



Preferred Environment

Git, IntelliJ IDEA, Linux

The most amazing...

...code I've written uses a C library for MongoDB to load data directly to NumPy arrays, skipping slow Python dictionaries.


  • Back-end Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Caterpillar, Inc.
    • Implemented REST API for database with information about parts and vehicles produced by Caterpillar.
    • Deployed project to Azure Cloud. Provided help with data migration.
    • Integrated JWT authentication in Django with existing solution.
    Technologies: Azure, Django REST Framework, Django, Python
  • Senior Developer

    2015 - 2019
    Bayer CropScience
    • Worked closely with the bioinformatics team at Bayer to developed a web portal for their genomic data.
    • Implemented a single-page application using AngularJS and various D3.js libraries for genomic data.
    • Developed the back end with Python/Django so that it can handle their database with terabytes of data as well as interact with existing computational clusters and other Bayer projects.
    • Designed long-running aggregations, optimized complex queries, and developed multiple tools to explore data in DBs and locate errors and inconsistencies.
    • Maintained high test coverage of back-end code (above 95%).
    • Configured and maintained instances of the project (Linux).
    Technologies: D3.js, Bioinformatics, Celery, PostgreSQL, AngularJS, Django, Python
  • Senior Developer

    2014 - 2015
    TelepathData, Inc.
    • Wrote modules for an email analysis system in Scala and Play.
    • Refactored monolithic Scala components into a more modular structure.
    • Developed new front-end modules with AngularJS and simplified existing code with Restangular, Lodash, and other libraries.
    • Wrote functional tests with Selenium and Scala to test functionality from a user perspective.
    • Used Mocha and Chai for testing AngularJS modules.
    • Added Google Analytics to track basic information about user behavior.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Bootstrap, AngularJS, Play, Scala
  • Back-end Developer

    2013 - 2014
    WiserTogether, Inc. (via Toptal)
    • Developed a healthcare knowledge base in Python/Django and MongoDB.
    • Provided a REST API for this database with complex graph traversal scenarios.
    • Wrote an automated migration tool (similar to South) for model updates in MongoDB.
    • Created automation scripts for OpenShift instance management.
    • Covered 100% of the code with tests.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, Django, MongoDB, Python
  • Senior Developer

    2012 - 2013
    • Designed a system for Internet statistics collection.
    • Replaced an existing MongoDB sharding cluster (three shards) with a single replica set after deep optimization and refactoring.
    • Developed a high-load back end with Python/Celery and RabbitMQ that serves 25+ million tasks per day.
    • Created a custom OLTP/OLAP solution with MongoDB that serves 12+ million users per day.
    • Provided support and disaster investigation for production servers.
    • Automated deployments with Fabric.
    • Wrote asynchronous code with Gevent for building our own service on top of Yandex.Market API.
    Technologies: RabbitMQ, Celery, Django, MongoDB, Python
  • Senior Developer

    2011 - 2012
    • Created a vehicle tracking web application in Python/Django.
    • Developed a high-load database (MongoDB, 10+ million new geospatial data points per day).
    • Designed scalable and failover architecture for the system.
    • Made a significant performance boost by applying NumPy (package for scientific computing) for data analysis.
    • Installed and maintained servers for project needs.
    Technologies: NumPy, MongoDB, C, Django, Python
  • Developer

    2008 - 2010
    Petrozavodsk State University
    • Created a multi-blog client application for the Maemo/MeeGo platform.
    Technologies: C, Python


  • BoatWatch

    A vehicle tracking web application with advanced analytical features.

  • Metabar

    A platform for building browser extensions.

  • TheSeventhSense

    An email analysis web application written in Scala and AngularJS.


  • Languages

    Python, HTML, Scala, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, Java, C, Go, Solidity
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Django, Bootstrap, Django REST Framework, Express.js, Play, Akka, Selenium
  • Tools

    Celery, Git, IPython, RabbitMQ, Mercurial, IntelliJ IDEA
  • Paradigms

    Test-driven Development (TDD), Concurrent Programming, Asynchronous Programming, Distributed Computing, Agile Software Development, Parallel Computing
  • Platforms

    Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, CUDA
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Memcached, Redis, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Neo4j
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, Fabric, jQuery, Gevent, Pandas, NumPy, ØMQ, React, D3.js
  • Industry Expertise

  • Other

    Messaging Patterns, Machine Learning, Tornado


  • Master Degree in Information Systems
    2010 - 2012
    Petrozavodsk State University - Russian Federation, Petrozavodsk
  • Bachelor Degree in Applied Mathematics
    2006 - 2010
    Petrozavodsk State University - Russian Federation, Petrozavodsk


  • Bioinformatic Methods I
    University of Toronto | via Coursera
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
    Saint Petersburg State University | via Coursera
  • Introduction to Parallel Programming (CUDA)
    MAY 2013 - PRESENT
    NVIDIA Corp. | via Udacity
  • Machine Learning
    Stanford University | via Coursera
  • M102: MongoDB for DBAs
    10gen, The MongoDB Company
  • M101: MongoDB for Developers
    10gen, The MongoDB Company
  • CS188.1x: Artificial Intelligence
    University of California, Berkeley | via edX

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