Nikita Karpenkov, Developer in Berlin, Germany
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Nikita Karpenkov

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Salesforce Engineer and Developer

Location
Berlin, Germany
Toptal Member Since
October 18, 2022

Nikita is a Salesforce tech lead and architect with ten years of extensive business analysis experience. He has been involved in application development and business automation, primarily focusing on the Salesforce platform for seven years. Nikita's practice includes working with companies from startups to large enterprises.

Portfolio

Online Freelance Agency
Salesforce, Salesforce Apex, Lightning Components, React, Node.js, Heroku...
Synebo
Salesforce, Salesforce Apex, Visualforce, Salesforce Lightning...
Real Estate Business Group
Node.js, JavaScript, SQL, Qt

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Salesforce, TypeScript, Node.js, React, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce Lightning

The most amazing...

...thing I've built from scratch is an in-house BA and BI product based on Salesforce, with self-service applications for the company's clients and contractors.

Work Experience

Salesforce Tech Lead

2017 - PRESENT
Online Freelance Agency
  • Built internal business automation and intelligence product family from scratch so that the company team's daily workflow is automated and controlled through a single platform.
  • Managed clients' and contractors' web and Slack interfaces, covering 90% of the daily workflow, such as contract, order management, talent assessment, lifecycle, and financials, like accounting, invoicing, taxation, and multi-layer forecast.
  • Handled SaaS platform for managing freelancers, making collaboration between freelancers and organizations easier. The product's first version was released with thousands of users.
Technologies: Salesforce, Salesforce Apex, Lightning Components, React, Node.js, Heroku, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Team Lead

2015 - 2018
Synebo
  • Managed a group of developers, ensured the implementation of the tasks in the schedule, and facilitated the removal of development blockers.
  • Built a professional team of Salesforce developers from scratch and in the short term.
  • Provided architectural design for new projects and technical consultation for customers.
Technologies: Salesforce, Salesforce Apex, Visualforce, Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce SOQL/SOSL, Salesforce Community

Full-stack Developer

2012 - 2015
Real Estate Business Group
  • Developed retail CRM in-house and implemented it in production.
  • Created stock portfolio ERP module proof-of-concept and implemented it for testing by the financials department.
  • Configurated, developed, and supported Terrasoft CRM.
Technologies: Node.js, JavaScript, SQL, Qt

Core Business Automation and Business Intelligence Product

The project was in-house business automation and business intelligence product development based on the Salesforce platform with self-service applications for the company's clients and contractors.

Product included:
• Client and contractor management (CRM)
• Sales management and automation
• Contract and order management
• Talent assessment module
• Talent lifecycle management
• Financials module, such as accounting, invoicing, and taxation
• Multi-layer forecast module
• Slack integrations (bots)
• Various third-party integrations, like eSignatures, KYC, and banking

Part of the product was implemented using the Salesforce platform, such as Apex, LWC, Aura, Visualforce, and flows, while the rest was made with Node.js, React, and PostgreSQL stack.

SaaS | Contractor Management System

The project was a SaaS platform for companies and contractors. The first version was released with thousands of users so far. The product makes collaboration between freelancers and organizations easier, including matching, contracting, payroll, and more.
2014 - 2015

Master's Degree in Informatics and Applied Mathematics

Odessa National Polytechnic University - Odesa, Ukraine

2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Informatics and Applied Mathematics

Odessa National Polytechnic University - Odesa, Ukraine

NOVEMBER 2015 - PRESENT

Salesforce Developer

Salesforce

Libraries/APIs

Node.js, Salesforce SOAP API, Salesforce REST API, React, Salesforce API

Tools

Salesforce DX

Frameworks

Visualforce, Lightning Components, Qt, Next.js

Languages

Apex, TypeScript, JavaScript, SQL, GraphQL

Paradigms

API Architecture

Platforms

Salesforce, Heroku, Salesforce SOQL/SOSL, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Storage

PostgreSQL, Hasura

Other

Salesforce Apex, Salesforce Lightning, Software Engineering, Salesforce Community, CI/CD Pipelines, Applied Mathematics, Informatics, Data Encryption, Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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