Ihar Finchuk, Software Developer in Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus
Ihar Finchuk

Software Developer in Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus

Member since April 22, 2015
Ihar is certified Magento developer with more than ten years of experience in design and development of distributed systems, workflow applications using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, Oracle, and Perl. Over the last five years, he's been working mainly with projects based on Magento and the Zend framework.
Ihar is now available for hire



  • JavaScript, 15 years
  • MySQL, 15 years
  • PHP, 15 years
  • Magento, 10 years
  • jQuery, 9 years
  • Apache Solr, 7 years
  • Sphinx Search Engine, 6 years
  • Magento 2, 3 years


Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus



Preferred Environment

OS X, PhpStorm, Xdebug, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded with Magento is a Solr-based store which was able to handle more than 10 millions of products.


  • Magento Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Freelance Work
    • Working as a dedicated developer for Magento projects.
    • Implemented performance optimization, search optimization, and extensions development.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript
  • Magento Back-end Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Warby Parker
    • Implemented new payments methods and created recurrent payments functionality.
    • Built a custom one-step checkout extension.
    • Extended the gift card's functionality.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript
  • Magento Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Ciklum (CS2.ch Team)
    • Integrated with the customer’s inventory system.
    • Created a Solr-based search solution for Magento CE/EE.
    • Extended the Magento API and the configurable products functionality.
    • Developed front-end interfaces and widgets.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript
  • Web Developer and Team Leader

    2006 - 2011
    • Built a visual JavaScript tool for page layout building to speed up the development and reuse existing widgets across different projects.
    • Created a corporate framework and CMS.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, Oracle


  • Roliga Prylar (Development)

    • Converted a custom built eCommerce project to Magento with re-implementation of all the designed features.
    • Created a custom cart-one-step checkout extension.
    • Optimized performance.
    • Integrated a Varnish cache
    • Created delayed order functionality in order to place orders in the database via a Cron Job script.

  • AHAVA (Development)

    • Created rich JavaScript interfaces for promo questionnaires.
    • Optimized performance.
    • Integrated new shipment methods.

  • Levelzone (Loverte) (Development)

    • Optimized site performance via Varnish cache.
    • Created an integration with the new shipping carrier's web services.
    • Integrated a Solr search engine.


  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, Perl
  • Frameworks

    Zend Framework, Prototype Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

  • Tools

    Magento Modules, Apache Solr
  • Platforms

    Magento 1, Magento 2, Magento API, Magento, Magento Extension Development, Magento Community Edition, Magento Enterprise
  • Storage

    Sphinx Search Engine, MySQL
  • Other

    Content Management Systems (CMS), PSD to Magento


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Security / Mathematics
    2004 - 2009
    Belarusian State University - Belarus, Minsk
  • Magento Certification
    MARCH 2012 - PRESENT
    Magento, Inc.

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