Ilya Sanosyan

Ilya Sanosyan

Prague, Czech Republic
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Ilya Sanosyan

Ilya Sanosyan

Prague, Czech Republic
Member since April 25, 2013
Ilya is a web architect and programmer with over 10 years of experience. He's also an experienced *NIX administrator, and he has been responsible for high load projects--including one of Alexa's top three by category: The Huffington Post.
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Portfolio
Experience
  • PHP, 10 years
  • Linux, 10 years
  • Bash, 7 years
  • DevOps, 7 years
  • JavaScript, 6 years
  • NoSQL, 5 years
  • Symfony2, 5 years
  • Docker, 1 year
Prague, Czech Republic
Availability
Full-time
Preferred Environment
Mac OS X for work, Linux/FreeBSD for projects
The most amazing...
...thing I've built as an architect was an advertising pay per click platform handling millions of clicks daily.
Employment
  • Founder, Consultant
    Awesome Roots
    2013 - PRESENT
    • Led a technical team.
    • Coached developers and monitored their activities.
    • Integrated many technical solutions to automate and control development.
    • Developed and planned project architecture.
    • Controlled project deliverables.
    • Coded the most critical parts of projects.
    • Handled conflict management and risk mitigation.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, C
  • Consultant
    InQuest
    2013 - 2017
    • Took over development of an abandoned API back-end. Refactored the code base and made it maintainable in the long term.
    • Developed and integrated a robust configurable API engine for on-demand multi-parameter searches.
    • Handled high performance search on real time and historical data.
    • Supported scaling the system for being able to handle large amounts of real time traffic. Partially re-engineered the data store to handle related data.
    • Modernized the codebase by integrating Symfony components into the legacy framework while maintaining the ongoing delivery.
    • Brought automated testing into the API development workflow.
    Technologies: MySQL, Sphinx, CentOS, PHP, Symfony
  • Technical Lead, Project Manager
    QArea
    2011 - 2013
    • Led a technical team of 20+ members.
    • Coded the most critical parts of the system.
    • Handled technical operations and infrastructure.
    • Oversaw conflict management and risk mitigation.
    • Coached developers and assessed their skills.
    • Did pre-sales tech analysis.
    • Handled consistency, failover setup, and monitoring.
    • Managed resources for customers.
    • Forced adopting Symfony 2 for wide use within the company.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Java, Symphony
  • Senior Web Developer, Editorial JavaScript Team Member
    The Huffington Post
    2012 - 2012
    • Migrated the whole codebase from PHP 5.2 to 5.3 and further.
    • Developed tools for editors in JavaScript.
    • Created tools for manipulating images.
    • Participated in operations and development of monitoring tools.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP, Shell
  • Senior Web Developer/DevOps
    Alice, Inc.
    2010 - 2011
    • Handled both code and infrastructure.
    • Contributed to the development of a credit card billing processor.
    • Contributed to PCI DSS certification of the billing processor.
    • Developed architecture and code from scratch for a pay-per-click advertising processor.
    • Developed robust, failover, and scalable server structure for PPC system.
    • Integrated various monitoring strategies.
    • Used Ext JS, Zend Framework, plain PHP, FreeBSD, Nginx, Cacti, Nagios for various parts of the systems.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Shell
  • Web Developer
    Catalyst Apps
    2010 - 2010
    • Participated in the launch of a startup project.
    • Developed an application for peer to peer sales similar to Etsy.
    • Integrated job queue API into the infrastructure of the system for delayed handling of large images.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Symfony, Prototype
  • Team Lead, Developer
    Satura
    2008 - 2010
    • Led a small team of developers and designers.
    • Managed clients and projects.
    • Created highly responsive custom interfaces.
    • Pushed UX as a primary value.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP
  • Web Developer
    Elpro-M, EASTEL
    2006 - 2008
    • Developed and supported sites of the company.
    • Managed server infrastructure of a non-IT company.
    • Administrated web app servers.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript
Experience
  • InQuest (Development)

    InQuest offers an on-premise network-based security solution that inspects application content over the most commonly used network protocols and performs deep file inspection (DFI) capable of detecting malware as it passes through traditional security defenses.

  • The Huffington Post (Development)
    http://huffingtonpost.com

    Third largest news site in the world according to Alexa.

  • TUI Travel Experts B2B Community (Development)
    http://www.tui.com/reise-experten/

    A travel experts community held by a large European tour operator.

  • NVIDIA E-learning System (Development)

    An online education system similar to Coursera platform. Was designed and developed for nVidia's course on CUDA programming.

  • IONBill (Development)

    PCI DSS certified credit card billing processor.

  • Best PPC Ever (Development)

    Pay-per-click advertising processor.

  • Getting the Most Out of Your PHP Log Files: A Practical Guide (Publication)
    Log files may very well be one of the most underestimated and underutilized tools at a developer's disposal. Beyond their value for debugging, with a bit of creativity and forethought, logs files can be leveraged to serve as a valuable source of usage information and analytics. In this article, In this article, Toptal engineer Ilya Sanosyan provides a practical guide to maximizing the value we get from our logs.
  • Buggy PHP Code: The 10 Most Common Mistakes PHP Developers Make (Publication)
    PHP makes it relatively easy to build a web-based system, which is much of the reason for its popularity. But its ease of use notwithstanding, PHP has evolved into quite a sophisticated language, with many nuances and subtleties that can bite developers, leading to hours of hair-pulling debugging. This article highlights ten of the more common mistakes that PHP developers need to beware of.
Skills
  • Languages
    SQL, PHP, JavaScript, Bash, Java
  • Frameworks
    Symfony2, Silex, Jasmine, Symfony, Mocha, Zend Framework 2, Zend
  • Libraries/APIs
    Doctrine 2, Underscore.js, RequireJS, Node.js, jQuery
  • Tools
    Git, Nginx, Shell, Jenkins, Cacti, Nagios
  • Paradigms
    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), DevOps, Waterfall development, Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Scrum, Kanban
  • Platforms
    Mac OS X, Debian Linux, Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Docker, FreeBSD, CentOS
  • Storage
    MySQL, NoSQL, Redis, Memcached
  • Misc
    GNU
Education
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
    National Aerospace University -'Kharkiv Aviation Institute' - Kharkiv, Ukraine
    2012 - 2013
  • Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Computer Science
    Kharkiv National University - Kharkiv, Ukraine
    2006 - 2008
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