Maxim Arshinov, Developer in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia
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Maxim Arshinov

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Software Developer

Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia
Toptal Member Since
August 15, 2013

Maxim is a seasoned software developer and has been a team member or team leader on numerous successful projects. He excels in both back-end and front-end development, as well as test automation. He is an expert with JavaScript and C#, and has often created website back-end features from scratch.



Preferred Environment

TeamCity, Jira, Git, Subversion (SVN), Visual Studio

The most amazing... I've created is the "Smart City" platform, which includes integration of multiple third-party services.

Work Experience


2014 - PRESENT
High-Tech Group, LLC
  • Managed a professional .NET team. Our team members have up to ten years of experience in IT and custom software development fields.
  • Wrote a component library that sped up the development.
  • Trained 20 developers and participated in NDC Oslo.
Technologies: Node.js, JavaScript, ASP.NET

QA Practice Leader

2012 - 2013
Etna Software
  • Automated application deployment and acceptance testing.
  • Improved application performance.
  • Fixed security issues, including an XSS workaround of a user pin form, a problem with account validation, and a personal data privacy issue.
  • Implemented the user management and account management components using C# and JavaScript.
  • Implemented a new grid component using KendoUI.
Technologies: JavaScript, C#

Senior Software Developer

2011 - 2012
Memos Outsourcing
  • Developed a Marketplace for
  • Implemented an adaptive layout for
  • Created a theme engine for
  • Participated in the development of product vision and technical architecture.
  • Implemented a service provider module for
Technologies: JavaScript, C#

.NET Developer

2010 - 2011
  • Developed a ticket system for venues including night clubs, stadiums, theaters, and more.
  • Developed a public API for the ticket system.
  • Configured integration between the main website and on-site ticket systems.
  • Configured integration between the ticket system and the access control system.
  • Refactored the main website, allowing the company to operate with one database instead of two and on one less server than before.

Web Developer, Project Manager

2008 - 2010
  • Developed numerous websites for company clients.
  • Supported the website.
  • Developed an ASP.NET MVC-based framework for rapid website development.
  • Supported the website.
  • Managed several projects.
Technologies: JavaScript, PHP, C#

Web Developer

2006 - 2008
  • Created a new version of the company CMS front-end from scratch.
  • Developed all the main reusable components for the company CMS.
  • Developed a number of websites for company clients.
  • Developed the portal on my own.
  • Chose third-party components.
Technologies: PHP

Etna Trader

A full-stack application for the NYSE, featuring a front office, back office, and vision integration, as well as various quote providers, fix gateways, fix acceptors, and more.


An R&D project for the Smart City Platform. It includes a marketplace, social media integration, an information portal, and energy saving module integration. Ticket System

A ticket system for venues such as night clubs, theatres, and stadiums. This is a full-stack application covering all ticket operations, including a cash-desk, a call centre, booking, refunds, and more. The ticket system also has a public API.

Cubique 3.0 CMS

Created from scratch a new CMS for the company. All of the company's websites since 2008 have been powered by the Cubique 3.x CMS.
A restaurant social network and search engine.

Etna Test Automation Framework

A framework for acceptance testing based on WebDriver, NUnit and SpecFlow.


JavaScript, C#, PHP, T-SQL (Transact-SQL)


.NET, ASP.NET MVC, NUnit, ASP.NET, ASP.NET Dynamic Data, Windows Communication Framework (WCF), Ext JS, Bootstrap, Selenium, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Knockout (Knockout.js)


WebDriver, jQuery, Node.js, Windows Forms (WinForms), Facebook API, jQuery UI, jQuery Validation


Microsoft Visual Studio, Subversion (SVN), Jira, Git, TFS, ReSharper, TeamCity, Visual Studio, MSTest


Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Agile Software Development, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Test-driven Development (TDD), Refactoring, Prototype-based OOP


Windows, Linux

Industry Expertise

Banking & Finance


Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, MonetDB


Team Mentoring, Code Auditing, Reflection

2005 - 2010

Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Science

Kazan State Technical University - Kazan, Russia