Jordan Jambazov, Software Developer in Sofia, Bulgaria
Jordan Jambazov

Software Developer in Sofia, Bulgaria

Member since December 2, 2015
Jordan is a passionate software developer who's worked in an international environment and focuses on programming, entrepreneurship, the user experience, and communication. He's also the co-founder of two startups in Sofia, one specializing in software development and the other in UX design. All in all, Jordan is personable, a good communicator, and an even better listener.
Jordan is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Open Source University
    Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI), Solidity, Django, Python
  • IO Era
    GitLab, Django, Python
  • Strypes
    PostgreSQL, Linux, JavaScript, Tornado, Bash, Python

Experience

Location

Sofia, Bulgaria

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Atom, Linux

The most amazing...

...project I have contributed to is Open Source University—a decentralized blockchain-based platform for immutably storing peoples' certificates and achievements.

Employment

  • Technology Lead

    2017 - PRESENT
    Open Source University
    • Co-founded the startup, gathered a software development team and created an infrastructure allowing for quick development iterations.
    • Implemented a distributed blockchain-based platform to help learners claim and advance their academic and professional identities.
    • Coordinated with the development, design, and operations teams to ensure the timely delivery of the product.
    • Ensured the quality of deliverables by implementing test automation and code review processes.
    • Integrated continuous improvement and continuous deployment systems to increase the quality and speed of delivery.
    Technologies: Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI), Solidity, Django, Python
  • Technology Lead

    2015 - PRESENT
    IO Era
    • Co-founded the company and bootstrapped it to a profitable boutique software and design studio.
    • Coordinated a remote development team of five team members to deliver 20+ web applications.
    • Implemented a continuous delivery infrastructure, enabling our customer in eCommerce with 30,000+ orders per month to roll-out into production with five minutes build time and zero downtime.
    • Conducted training for 80+ Python developers for a client based in Sofia and improved their skill set.
    • Transformed client requirements into tangible tasks for the development team and cooperated in their execution.
    Technologies: GitLab, Django, Python
  • Senior Python Developer

    2013 - 2015
    Strypes
    • Refactored a software updating legacy project and optimized its performance by a factor of 10.
    • Developed a real-time monitoring platform that analyzes the operation of a system critical for the business.
    • Performed Python development training for 15+ interns, 70% of which were later hired by the company.
    • Found and securely reported 4 permission-elevation attack vectors within internal systems containing sensitive data.
    • Participated as a tech speaker in two conferences, helping the company gain traction.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, Linux, JavaScript, Tornado, Bash, Python
  • Python Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Antelope Audio
    • Prototyped a mobile control panel for the World's first 384 kHz converter & preamp with Atomic Clocking.
    • Customized Odoo ERP system (formerly OpenERP) to comply with Bulgarian laws. The system contained business critical components for stock management, invoicing, CRM, and quality control.
    • Designed and implemented a back-end service for managing software updates of devices.
    Technologies: Corona SDK, Kivy, Lua, Odoo, Bash, Qt, C++, C, Django, Python
  • Python Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Sofia Urban Mobility Center
    • Implemented functionality to a park-by-SMS system, serving 300,000 parking requests per day in Sofia city center.
    • Iteratively performed a roll-out of major database schema changes to allow parking in multiple zones while preserving normal system operation.
    • Developed a module for vignette stickers, allowing citizens living in Sofia city center to purchase yearly subscriptions and park their vehicles cost efficiently.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Django, Python
  • Python Developer

    2010 - 2012
    DZone
    • Developed OSQA (open source Q&A platform, similar to StackOverflow), currently deployed on hundreds of websites.
    • Coordinated with the community on feature requests, bug fixes and merge requests.
    • Implemented and deployed custom add-ons for two enterprise grade clients.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Bash, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Django, Python
  • Python Developer

    2008 - 2010
    Zizuweb
    • Successfully delivered more than 20 web-based projects in two years.
    • Introduced Python and Django into the tech stack of the company and implemented it as a primary toolset for new projects.
    • Automated the deployments to staging and production environments.
    Technologies: JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Django

Experience

  • Open Source University (Development)
    https://os.university/

    Established in 2015 as an R&D project at the Technical University of Sofia, OS.UNIVERSITY is a global blockchain-based platform with a mission to help learners claim and advance their academic and professional identities beyond borders by providing them with a competence passport on the immutable blockchain.

    OS.UNIVERSITY has a multichain architecture and is powered by EDU tokens, providing zero-percent commission fees for transactions on the decentralized educational marketplace.

    From content discovery to validation and verification of acquired knowledge and skills, the diverse set of smart contracts behind the ÐApp shape (OS.UNIVERSITY) as the go-to location for the next generation of learners.

  • OSQA (Development)
    https://github.com/dzone/osqa

    An open source Q&A system, similar to StackOverflow.com.

Skills

  • Languages

    Python 3, Python, JavaScript, Bash, C, C++, Lua, PHP, Solidity
  • Frameworks

    Django, Django REST Framework, Qt, Corona SDK, Redux
  • Tools

    Docker Compose, Atom, Git, Odoo, GitLab CI/CD, GitLab
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Design Patterns, Functional Programming
  • Platforms

    Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Kubernetes, Meteor
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Libraries/APIs

    Kivy, React
  • Other

    Tornado

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering
    2011 - 2015
    Technical University of Sofia - Sofia, Bulgaria

Certifications

  • The John Atanasoff – Projects with Outstanding Social Significance
    OCTOBER 2018 - PRESENT
    President of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • Certified Scrum Master
    JUNE 2014 - JUNE 2016
    Scrum Alliance

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