Nikita Karpenkov, Salesforce Engineer and Developer in Berlin, Germany
Nikita Karpenkov

Salesforce Engineer and Developer in Berlin, Germany

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.
Nikita is now available for hire




Berlin, Germany



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.


  • 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
    • 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.


  • Languages

    Apex, TypeScript, JavaScript, SQL, GraphQL
  • Frameworks

    Visualforce, Lightning Components, Qt, Next.js
  • Libraries/APIs

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

    Salesforce DX
  • Paradigms

    API Architecture
  • Platforms

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

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

    PostgreSQL, Hasura


  • Master's Degree in Informatics and Applied Mathematics
    2014 - 2015
    Odessa National Polytechnic University - Odesa, Ukraine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Informatics and Applied Mathematics
    2010 - 2014
    Odessa National Polytechnic University - Odesa, Ukraine


  • Salesforce Developer

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