Emil Stoev, Back-end Developer in Lima, Callao Region, Peru
Emil Stoev

Back-end Developer in Lima, Callao Region, Peru

Member since October 15, 2014
As a veteran full-stack developer, Emil's great breadth and depth of experience also includes IoT, machine learning, and mobile projects. His foundation is in C# and .NET with many years of experience in back-end development. Currently, he's finishing up a brief hiatus to study machine learning and AI development as well as catch up on interesting languages such as Go and Rust.
Emil is now available for hire


  • Under NDA
    .NET, ASP.NET MVC, REST services, C#, SOLID principles, TDD, Xamarin...
  • eStream Ltd
    .NET, ASP.NET, C#, REST services, SOLID principles, TDD, jQuery, Knockout...
  • Make-A-Store Inc
    Perl, PHP, ASP.NET, C#, mySql, PostgreSql



Lima, Callao Region, Peru



Preferred Environment

Visual Studio

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is a tweet sentiment analyzer to provide signals for a stock trading bot.


  • Freelance Senior Developer

    2017 - PRESENT
    Under NDA
    • Migrated legacy monolith ASP.NET application to a microservices architecture on Azure.
    • Developed eCommerce software solution in ASP.NET MVC.
    • Created tweet sentiment analyzer in Python and Tensorflow to provide signals for a stock trading bot.
    • Created mobile application for Android in Xamarin.
    • Developed REST API backend for the above application with ASP.NET Core 2.
    • Finished at the Diamond Tier (top 1%) at the Halite AI programming competition by TwoSigma. Competed against over 4 thousand developers from 460 organizations including Google, Ubisoft, NASA, Goldman Sachs, Citi, Facebook, and others.
    Technologies: .NET, ASP.NET MVC, REST services, C#, SOLID principles, TDD, Xamarin, AngularJS, SQL Server, Python, Tensorflow, Machine Learning, Azure, Amazon AWS
  • Senior Software Architect/Co-Founder

    2004 - 2017
    eStream Ltd
    • Designed and developed a content management system for dating and social networking sites.
    • Developed an image server for the above software that is still in use and well regarded.
    • Designed and developed online chat system with support for chat rooms, group chats, audio/video chat, and instant messenger.
    • Designed and developed online helpdesk service (SaaS) that was featured and selected as Editor's Choice in Google Apps for Your Domain Marketplace.
    • Wrote custom DNS server to scale the above helpdesk service.
    • Implemented peer-to-peer SQL server replication to scale the above helpdesk service.
    • Managed a team of three developers, one designer, and one QA.
    • Became MCP certified.
    • Developed commercial ASP.NET component that won MSD2D People's Choice Award.
    • Presented company software at CeBIT in Hanover.
    Technologies: .NET, ASP.NET, C#, REST services, SOLID principles, TDD, jQuery, Knockout, SQL Server, WebSockets, Azure, Amazon AWS
  • Lead Developer

    2000 - 2006
    Make-A-Store Inc
    • Opened office for the company Bulgaria and hired developers and designers.
    • Trained developers.
    • Oversaw the rewriting of the company legacy software from Perl to PHP.
    • Developed software in C# that automatically synchronizes the clients' store inventory with Amazon and eBay.
    • Developed payment integrations with various payment processing companies.
    • Developed eCommerce affiliate module in ASP.NET.
    • Developed automatic scraping tool that downloads product information and images from various eCommerce sites.
    Technologies: Perl, PHP, ASP.NET, C#, mySql, PostgreSql
  • Web Developer

    2000 - 2002
    Intermedia Ltd
    • Created a PERL script that automatically slices PSD files to HTML.
    • Created software to automatically scrape and store book information and image based on the ISBN code retrieved from a portable scanner.
    Technologies: Perl, MySQL, PostgreSQL



  • Languages

    C#, T-SQL, Python, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Core 2, Entity Framework Core, AngularJS
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Entity Framework, Facebook API, Twitter API, TensorFlow, Theano, Keras
  • Tools

    Visual Studio, Postman, Docker Hub, Jenkins
  • Platforms

    Azure, Azure PaaS, AWS EC2, Docker
  • Storage

    Azure SQL, Azure Queue, AWS S3, SQL Server 2014, MongoDB, MySQL
  • Other

    Software Architecture, Sentiment Analysis, Deep Learning, Machine Learning
  • Paradigms

    Azure DevOps, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI)


  • Coursework in in Industrial Engineering
    2000 - 2002
    University of Ruse - Ruse, Bulgaria
  • High school degree in Mathematics, English, Informatics
    1995 - 2000
    Mathematical High School Baba Tonka - Ruse, Bulgaria


  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
    AUGUST 2019 - AUGUST 2021
  • MCPS: Microsoft Certified Professional

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