Mikhail Selivanov, Developer in Solna, Sweden

Mikhail Selivanov

Software Developer

Solna, Sweden
Toptal Member Since
December 19, 2012

Mikhail has extensive experience working as a back-end programmer and has completed numerous successful projects. He has been responsible for every part of the development process, including the implementation of business logic, performance tuning, writing deployment scripts, and more.

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RiskMatch LLC.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Groovy, Grails
Agunga LLC
PHP, Shell Scripting, JavaScript, Scala, Java
Social Development Agency of Komi Republic, Syktyvkar city
Shell Scripting, JavaScript, Scala, Java


Solna, Sweden



Preferred Environment

IntelliJ IDEA, Git, Linux

The most amazing...

...software I've helped create is an authorization server written in D that uses in-memory triplets storage as a database.

Work Experience

2013 - PRESENT

Data Integration and Support Team Lead

RiskMatch LLC.
  • Created a bunch of UI components and backing code for them.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Groovy, Grails
2011 - 2013

Senior Software Developer

Agunga LLC
  • Refactored a large body of obsolete code for an online gaming engine.
  • Created a stress testing tool for a network that was part of an online gaming engine.
  • Implemented numerous improvements to an online game back-end related to its architecture and game logic.
  • Created several utility applications for maintenance of the development process.
  • Created a game balance testing tool.
Technologies: PHP, Shell Scripting, JavaScript, Scala, Java
2010 - 2011

Senior Software Developer

Social Development Agency of Komi Republic, Syktyvkar city
  • Created several GUI tools with data sheets, reports and an embedded database.
  • Created a web application for manipulating user network profiles (Scala, Vaadin).
  • Supported previously developed applications (Java, Scala).
  • Developed a CRUD web application for the passport office administrative database of Ukhta city.
  • Developed a consistency testing tool for the exchange file format of the Pension Fund Ministry of Komi Republic.
Technologies: Shell Scripting, JavaScript, Scala, Java
2008 - 2010

Software Developer

LLC "Magnetosoft", Syktyvkar city
  • Migrated system modules from web services to a messaging system.
  • Took part in the creation of an authorization module written in D.
  • Ported a RabbitMQ C driver to D.
  • Created a prototype of a web GUI for composition of document flow routes (Java, JSF, JavaScript).
  • Supported various parts of a developed document flow system such as the document indexing service, data store, and document flow routing server (Java, Groovy, JSF).
Technologies: D, Groovy, Java
2006 - 2008

Senior Software Engineer

Social Development Agency of Komi Republic, Syktyvkar city
  • Created a reusable library for working with DBF files.
  • Created several GUI applications with embedded databases.
  • Set up a traffic shaping/counting system and made a web UI for the visualization of traffic consumption (FreeBSD/NetFlow/RRDtool/MySQL).
  • Supported existent GUI projects written in Java and C++.
  • Handled several networking administration tasks such as router setup and issue resolution with the agency's computer network.
Technologies: Groovy, Java
2004 - 2006

Software Developer

LLC "New Technology Center", Ukhta city
  • Created various forms and reports in Visual FoxPro 7.
  • Supported accounting software for housing utility companies.
  • Implemented numerous optimizations for existing company projects.
  • Ported pieces of DOS software written in FoxPro 2.5 to Visual FoxPro 7.
  • Created several GUI components using Win API.
Technologies: Visual FoxPro



I participated in the development of Magnetico, a document flow system. Magnetico turned out to be a significant improvement for the business process of Mondi Syktyvkar, an uncoated fine paper plant in Syktyvkar.
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Java, Scala, SQL


Apache Airflow, Terraform, Git, Ansible


Functional Programming, Unit Testing


Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS)


MySQL, MongoDB




2001 - 2006

Master's Degree in Computer Engineering

Management, Information, and Business Institute - Ukhta, Russia