Maksym Slesarenko, Software Developer in Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine
Maksym Slesarenko

Software Developer in Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine

Member since March 21, 2013
Maksym is a Zend Certified Engineer and Zend Framework Certified Engineer with the ability to develop efficient, scalable, and fault-tolerant solutions for complex problems. He has extensive experience with PHP, JavaScript, distributed Python, and client-server applications.
Maksym is now available for hire




Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine



Preferred Environment

Mercurial, Git, TeamCity, PhpStorm, Ubuntu

The most amazing...

...project I've completed is a RESTful service for mobile devices with CMS back-end and a Facebook application using Amazon Web Services.


  • Lead JavaScript/PHP Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    • Designed and developed scalable and reliable web apps.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2012 - 2013
    • Supported live projects including UI/UX, new feature implementation, and performance optimization.
    • Built websites and RESTful services for mobile apps from scratch using Symfony 2.
    • Worked on international and distributed teams.
    • Optimized application performance with slow database query optimizations, indexes, and page load optimizations.
    Technologies: CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, PHP
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2009 - 2012
    • Wrote applications from scratch with Zend Framework.
    • Created RESTful services for Flash and mobile apps using Zend Framework.
    • Wrote and supported Facebook applications.
    • Supported legacy applications including re-deployment, redesign, database optimizations, page loading optimizations, and writing unit tests.
    • Optimized application performance with slow database query optimization, indexes, and code architecture optimization.
    • Worked as a single developer and as a team member with up to six PHP developers.
    • Worked as a team member with Flash and mobile developers.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP


  • ZFCore

    CMF built on Zend Framework and jQuery.
    Worked on implementation and improvements for modules. Also worked on project architecture and performance optimization. Responsible for unit tests, refactoring, etc.

    Technologies: jQuery, Zend Framework, Twitter Bootstrap

  • Wysiwyg plugin for jQuery UI

    Lightweight wysiwyg editor based on jQuery UI widget factory with jQueryUI theme support.

  • Video Chat

    Application where users can create chatrooms for video conversations.
    Worked on implementation of new features and bug fixes, performance optimization, re-deployment, and unit tests.

    Technologies: IIS, AMFPHP, PHP5, Mysql, jQuery, Smarty, Billing, PHPUnit, FMS

  • Slidz

    Service and Facebook App for creating slideshows from user images via Facebook and iPhone.
    Responsible for designing and developing the source code.

    Technologies: REST service, Facebook Application, ZendAMF, Zend Framework, jQuery, PHPUnit, Amazon EC2/S3

  • Flirt App

    Service and Facebook App for flirting via Facebook and iPhone.
    Responsible for supporting, refactoring, writing tests.

    Technologies: REST service, Facebook Application, Zend Framework, jQuery, PHPUnit, Amazon EC2/S3

  • SuperFans

    Service for Sport News and Scores for iPhone.
    Worked on performance optimization, data service clients and parsers, unit tests, and refactoring.

    Technologies: REST service, Facebook Application, CMS, PHPUnit, jQuery, Amazon EC2/S3/Cloudfront

  • Litfy

    Application for reading and sharing books.
    Designed and developed source code.

    Technologies: Zend Framework, jQuery, PHPUnit, ePub

  • Kamernet

    Application for renters and tenants in Holland.
    Worked on new features implementation, application redesign, performance optimizations, and integration with external services.

    Technologies: jQuery, Twig

  • Fitness application

    REST API and CMS for iPhone and android apps.
    Built REST service and CMS(B2B) from scratch with push notification support.

    Technologies: REST, Symfony2, PropelORM, jQuery, Twig, TwitterBootstrap

  • Staff Finance

    Application for managing payments and invoices.

    Built from scratch with Twitter Bootstrap.

    Technologies: PHP5.3, jQuery, Twitter Bootstrap


  • Languages

    SQL, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, HTML5, CSS3, Python
  • Frameworks

    Symfony 4, PhalconPHP, Bootstrap, Zend Framework, Django
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Functional Programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Test-driven Development (TDD), REST
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Ubuntu
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL, Memcached, NoSQL
  • Other

    ZCE, Architecture, CCNA
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, React, jQuery UI, Facebook API, jQuery
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, TeamCity, Git, Mercurial


  • Masters degree in Network Engineering
    2005 - 2010
    Kharkiv State University of Radioelectronics - Kharkiv

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