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Maxim Golovashevich

Maxim Golovashevich

Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine
Member since June 4, 2013
Maxim is a senior-level software engineer with a passion for development from the client side to the server side along with the maturity to make it happen. He aims to build high-quality products with comprehensive unit test coverage and TDD where appropriate. Above all, he loves to make smart decisions when writing code.
Maxim is now available for hire
  • .NET, 12 years
  • C#, 12 years
  • ASP.NET, 9 years
  • Unit Testing, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 6 years
  • Test-driven Development (TDD), 5 years
  • T-SQL, 5 years
  • Web Services, 4 years
Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine
Preferred Environment
Microsoft Visual Studio, IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm
The most amazing... I've created is a C#/.NET data-processing library with performance comparable to optimized C-based mathematical/statistical applications.
  • Senior Software Engineer
    MasterOfMalt (via Toptal)
    2016 - 2016
    • Scraped product pages.
    • Created product lists via categories, sitemap, and search.
    • Built a spider unit testing engine.
    • Handled scraping-related situations like error response codes, processing, and data storage exceptions.
    • Checked the engine and script for relevance (scraping model to site).
    • Sent detailed status emails about relevance check results.
    • Hashed product images using image_match.
    • Created an image hashing pipeline.
    • Serialized data using CSV, MS SQL, and ElasticSearch.
    Technologies: Python, ScraPy, PyUnit, GitHub, Image_match, Log4net
  • Senior Software Engineer
    Lawfirm Matrix ETL (via Toptal)
    2013 - 2015
    • Created a low-level ETL operation description language that specifies details of data transformation.
    • Developed a high-level ETL language and translation engine that does compilation of human readable form into low level language.
    • Built a simple but powerful multi-level logging system allowing both easily readable console output and detailed log output of ETL operation workflow.
    • Created a type conversion engine.
    • Developed a date macro engine (e.g. date of first transaction, date of earliest updated transaction, etc).
    • Created tons of unit tests that cover every aspect of core functionality behavior (and not only core).
    • Programmed various data sources and target types: QuickBooks (internal access), access through QODBC, MS SQL, CSV, oData.
    Technologies: C#.Net, QuickBooks, QODBC, ETL, TDD, MS SQL
  • Software Engineer, Team Lead
    2013 - 2013
    • Created an application to automatize the preparation and organization of an annual camp for people with disabilities.
    • Extracted validators into separate open-source project.
    • Invented a method for centralizing requirements to controller behaviors (with unit testing).
    • Invented a method for testing both client (JavaScript) and server (C#) components of validator functionality.
    Technologies: C#, MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, Validation plugin, TDD
  • Software Engineer, Consultant, Team Lead
    2010 - 2013
    • Built a library for ultra-fast, reliable processing of Stata data sets (dta-files). Data serialization and processing speed is comparable to that of the C language-based Stata (which has been developed for the last 27 years).
    • Created a component for viewing, filtering, and modifying datasets with extreme .NET DataGridView speed optimizations.
    Technologies: C#, IL Asm, TDD
  • Senior Software Engineer, Team Lead
    GlobalLogic Ukraine
    2008 - 2011
    • Developed a web application for entering and manipulating data related to the environment (e.g., CO2 emissions) with the ability to generate reports on cost savings for various countries and projects. Allowed users to store different operational information about structure of organization, location of department, etc.
    • Created a web app that lets fans use their smart phones, Macs, or PCs to make predictions during live football games.
    • Implemented extensive unit testing coverage and TDD.
    Technologies: C#, T-SQL, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Senior Software Engineer
    Validio Ukraine
    2007 - 2008
    • Created online project management software containing, but not limited to: a complex UI; addons for Outlook, MS Project; fully functional web folders; and intricate reporting.
    Technologies: C#, T-SQL, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Software Engineer
    Validio Ukraine
    1999 - 2007
    • Developed a highly reliable alarm application (Windows service), with an ASP front-end.
    • Worked on a Desktop project consisting of three sub-projects related to various parts of the client activity. The subprojects included publishing an object-oriented database, an XML-based layout editor, and a driver for connecting the client’s software with Quark Express.
    • Created a set of applications to provide access control for Sproqit mobile services which allowed users to subscribe (via both free and retail licenses) and manage their accounts, and administrators to perform the full management cycle on users, products, newsletter subscribers, etc. Includes ASP.NET web apps (Sproqit and Bell Mobility) and an authentication DLL. All modules are localizable.
    Technologies: Delphi, C++, VB/ASP, C#
  • Languages
    C#, Delphi, JavaScript, HTML, Stored Procedure, SQL, C, Assembler x86, Java, SQL-99, Python, XPath, VB.NET, C++, CSS, T-SQL
  • Frameworks
    .NET, ASP.NET Web API, Entity, ASP.NET Web Forms, ASP.NET, Scrapy, ASP.NET MVC, ASP. NET MVC 4, Knockout.js, NUnit, ASP.NET MVC 5, Bootstrap
  • Paradigms
    Unit Testing, Scrum, REST, Test-driven Development (TDD), Agile Software Development, Refactoring, Design Patterns, Model View Controller (MVC), Inversion of control
  • Platforms
    Windows, Android, iOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Mac OS
  • Misc
    High Code Quality, Legacy code, Analytical Thinking, RESTful Web Services, Problem Solving, Source Code Reviews, Web Services, ILAsm, IIS, Windows Services, Multithreading, Elasticsearch, Classic ASP, Web Scraping, QODBC, OData, Competitive Programming
  • Libraries/APIs
    WinForms, WebAPI, jQuery Validation, jQuery, Win32 API, Google Analytics API, Moq
  • Tools
    Trello, ETL, Microsoft Visual Studio, IntelliJ IDEA, Slack, Git, Mercurial (Hg), Jenkins, GitHub, PyCharm, QuickBooks, StructureMap, TFS
  • Storage
    Microsoft SQL Server, JSON, SQL Server 2012, AWS S3
  • Master’s degree in Mathematics/Economics
    Karazin Kharkov National University - Kharkov, Ukraine
    1994 - 1999
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