Mikhail Angelov, Developer in Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia
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Mikhail Angelov

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Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia
Toptal Member Since
July 6, 2015

Mikhail is a software engineer looking for challenging projects. He has completed several web-based projects with Node.js/Go (back end) and JavaScript SPA (front end). He has experience working with React, RIOT.js AngularJS UI frameworks, Flux/Redux architecture, and back-end development (architecture, testing, deployment, monitoring, reporting, etc.). He's mostly looking for front-end development gigs, but can help with back-end as well.


Toptal Client
Node.js, React, DigitalOcean API, NestJS
Web Chat Project (via Toptal)
Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, WebSockets, MongoDB, Node.js, React
Worldcovr (via Toptal)
Azure, Docker, MongoDB, Redux, React, Node.js




Preferred Environment

Git, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a text/voice chat webinar platform based on JS stack and WebRTC.

Work Experience

Full-stack Engineer

2020 - 2021
Toptal Client
  • Designed and developed a web application for booking bowling lanes.
  • Used TS stack, React, Redux, Nest.js on Node.js server, Type or ORM on Postgres database, Nginx (reverse proxy, LE TLS certificates auto-update), Mailgun, Monit, Docker, and GitHub actions.
  • Completed more than 10 integrations with third-party services such as Stripe, Heartland Payment, GTM, and MailChimp, among others.
  • Developed a minimum viable product from scratch in three months, which was launched for production in six months.
Technologies: Node.js, React, DigitalOcean API, NestJS

Full-stack React Developer

2017 - 2018
Web Chat Project (via Toptal)
  • Designed and developed the UI for an app with React/Redux.
  • Built and designed the back end for an app with Node.js, Express, and Mongo web sockets.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, WebSockets, MongoDB, Node.js, React

Full-stack Developer

2017 - 2017
Worldcovr (via Toptal)
  • Created and supported two applications on MERN stack.
Technologies: Azure, Docker, MongoDB, Redux, React, Node.js

MEAN Stack JavaScript Developer

2016 - 2017
Kemvi (via Toptal)
  • Created several microservices.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, AngularJS, Chrome Extensions, Node.js

Front-end Angular Expert

2015 - 2016
AlternaScript (via Toptal)
  • Refactored a web application based on AngularJS.
  • Made a flow diagram editor based on www.jsplumbtoolkit.com.
  • Created a mobile application photo based on www.appgyver.com.
  • Applied Flux architecture to the Angular app.
  • Added E2E and unit tests for Angular applications.
Technologies: JavaScript, Flux, AngularJS

Team Lead and Senior Developer

2013 - 2016
  • Created the front-end portion of several small enterprise projects for company security and product information management as well as a self-service kiosk.
  • Wrote more than 15,000 lines of code in JavaScript.
  • Utilized Protractor framework for the self-service kiosk, which was the first project with 100% acceptance test coverage on the front-end side.
  • Automated package management, test, and build procedure using Gulp, NPM, and Bower.
  • Gained great experience with AngularJS.
Technologies: Java, JavaScript

Project Manager

2012 - 2013
  • Managed staff members in a distributed team across Boston, Moscow, Vilnius, and Nizhny Novgorod.
  • Gained my first experience with web technology in the form of a time tracking application on Node.js.
Technologies: JavaScript, Java

Team Lead and Software Engineer

2009 - 2012
  • Contributed to the development of a mobile navigation application.
  • Followed Scrum dev processes.
  • Created the skeleton of a BlackBerry map application for BB10 platform.
  • Supported the mobile navigation application on the Brew platform.
Technologies: QML, C#, C++, C

Software Developer and Team Lead

2002 - 2009
  • Contributed to firmware development for Motorola and Kyocera phones.
  • Conducted QA for a game console based on Qualcomm SoC.
Technologies: ARM, C++, C

German-Estonia History Map

German-Estonia history map project
BE: java 1.7/Spring/MySQL
FE: AngularJS 1.x, leaflet, OSM

Self Service Kiosk

Self service kiosk for check-in operations on a ferry.

Product Information Management

A web application for management product attributes, clients, suppliers, agreement (about 100 tables).

Web-based Game (Personal Project)

A 3D game based on WebGL (Three.js lib) web shaders.

Whiteboard App

Pure client app on React and Immutable.js
code: https://github.com/mikhail-angelov/react-whiteboard


JavaScript, Go, TypeScript, C++, C#, QML, C, Java, SQL, Dart


Redux, Flux, AngularJS, Svelte, Protractor, React Native, Angular, Ext JS, Spring, Spring MVC, Flutter, Cypress, NestJS


Node.js, Riot.js, React, Vue, Socket.IO, WebRTC, DigitalOcean API, Three.js


Gulp, Rollup, Webpack, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Mocha, Karma, Git, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), AppGyver, jsPlumb, RabbitMQ


Docker, Azure, Linux, AWS Lambda, MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Visual Studio Code (VS Code)


Unit Testing, Agile Software Development, E2E Testing


MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis


ARM, Chrome Extensions, WebSockets, Web Applications

1992 - 1998

Master's Degree in Radio Physics

Nizhegorodsky State University - Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia