Roman Kononov, Software Developer in Kyrgyzstan
Roman Kononov

Software Developer in Kyrgyzstan

Member since September 4, 2013
Roman carries more than 6 years of experience in web app development and project management. He has created complex, highly scalable cloud solutions, ERP and CRM systems, payment systems, and lightweight web applications.
Roman is now available for hire







Preferred Environment

GitHub, RubyMine, Linux

The most amazing...

...project I've taken part in is IronWorker, a highly scalable tool for running numerous tasks in the cloud.


  • Software Developer

    2009 - PRESENT
    • Built a complex plan-based billing system.
    • Took part in the back-end development of a system allowing users to launch code in the cloud.
    • Created a continuous testing framework.
    • Built a server monitoring/managing daemon using the IronWorker platform.
    • Took part in the building of a cloud deployment tool named SimpleDeployer.
    • Took part in the building of an iron_worker gem.
    Technologies: Go, Ruby
  • CTO

    2011 - 2012
    • Designed scalable architecture for an internal product.
    • Introduced an Agile approach to a project.
    • Facilitated a move to new technologies, such as Symfony.
    • Introduced a Lean approach to the software development process.
    • Introduced modern development and project management tools including issue tracking and version control.
    Technologies: PHP, Ruby
  • Project Manager

    2009 - 2011
    Unique Technologies
    • Introduced Scrum to the software development process.
    • Developed a complex CRM system.
    • Took part in the development of an ERP system for the Japanese market.
    • Introduced continuous integration and TDD practices.
    • Led complex web analytics projects.
    Technologies: PHP, Ruby
  • QA Lead

    2007 - 2009
    • Introduced XP practices.
    • Took part in the development of custom IssueTracker software.
    • Introduced CI and CodeReview practices.
    • Developed several plugins for the IssueTracker (JIRA).
    • Built a custom regression testing manager for Selenium.
    Technologies: Java, Ruby



    Locu/Singlepage clone oriented to the Russia market. It was developed using Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, and jQuery.

  • IronWorker

    A cloud solution for processing numerous tasks that allows users to launch code in the cloud. I took part in the development of the back-end, security, billing, front-end, client gems, testing frameworks, and operation tools.

  • IronMQ

    IronMQ is a message queue service. I helped build the billing system, client gems, operation tools and testing framework.

  • SimpleDeployer

    Visual cloud servers management tool allowing users to deploy hundreds of servers in a few clicks. I helped build the API, client gems, front-end, back-end, custom deployment scripts, and continuous testing framework.


  • Languages

    Ruby, Go, PHP, Java, JavaScript, CoffeeScript
  • Frameworks

    Angular, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Sinatra
  • Tools

    RubyMine, Shell, Rake, GitHub, Git
  • Libraries/APIs

    Backbone.js, jQuery, Google API, Highcharts, Nokogiri
  • Paradigms

    Continuous Integration (CI), Agile Software Development, Kanban, Scrum, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Heroku, Linux, Rackspace
  • Storage

    SQLite, Amazon SDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis
  • Other

    Lean Development


  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
    2001 - 2007
    Kyrgyzskij Tehnièeskij Universitet im. I. Razzakova - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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