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Summary

More than 8 years of working experience in software web development.

Four years of experience as a project manager and systems analyst. Leading projects from pre-sale stage to delivery. Skilled in: working with user requirements, project estimation and planning, creating project documentation, UI prototyping, development of UML-diagrams, project management and risk minimization.

Also have four years of experience as a web developer.

US Permanent Resident. Fluent English and Russian native speaker. 

Equally good both working solo and as a team player. Previously worked both on-site and remotely. Now interested only in remote positions.

Want to work on interesting projects, making me and my clients happier, and this world a better place.

Work History

May 2016Oct 2016

Technical Project Manager

Umbrella Web Studio

Responsibilities:

  • Project planning and estimation
  • Development of mind maps, interactive prototypes, ER-diagrams
  • Negotiation with clients, requirements' management
  • Task management (describing user stories, setting goals and criteria for success, control over quality of implementation) 
  • Control of project meeting deadlines and keeping it in estimated cost 
  • Budget and resources management
  • Project management according to agile methodology
  • Leading teams consisting both of on-site and remote members
  • Risks identification and minimization
  • Presenting results to clients and managing the process of work acceptance
  • Leading few projects simultaneously 


Achievements

  • Leading project of website re-design and development from the beginning to successful launch. On time, in budget, in line with expectations of the client. Website for helping entrepreneurs to find investors for their business.
  • Successfully lead a project (e-commerce and crowdfunding platform) of website development from the beginning through several milestones.
Apr 2013Nov 2015

Lead Systems Analyst

Softline Group (Taganrog, Russia)

Main roles:

1. Head of department
Responsibilities

  • Management of the Systems Analysis department (up to 10 employees)
  • Budgeting, setting up the department goals and strategic planning
  • Resource management
  • New employee’s interviewing 
  • Training and mentoring new employees, consulting colleagues about processes and techniques 
  • Quality control of created documentation and project cost estimations

2.Technical pre-sale specialist
Responsibilities

  • Preparation and holding presentations, and product demonstrations to customers
  • Identification and determination of user requirements
  • Estimation of project cost and duration 
  • Development of Gantt chart with project schedule 
  • Determination of resources type and quantity, that needed for project realization 
  • Forming of software and hardware project requirements
  • Development of technical and commercial proposals

3. Systems analyst
Responsibilities

  • Identification, determination and formalization of detailed user requirements
  • Development of requirements specifications, technical assignments
  • Creation of UML diagrams (sequence, use-case, and class)
  • UI prototyping 
  • Setting up goals and objectives for team members

Achievements

  • Implementation and deployment of the corporate portal for a large pharmaceutical company
  • Selection and successful mentoring of the several employees
  • Key-participation in the successful pre-sale stage of projects with cost up to several hundreds of thousands dollars
  • Improvement of quality of generated by department project estimations and documentation 
  • Development of templates for technical and commercial proposals, and tools for project estimation
  • Decreasing technical risks on different project stages
Mar 2012Mar 2013

Freelancer

Prosto Solutions (Greater Philadelphia Area)

Responsibilities

  • Interaction with clients
  • Identification and management of project requirements
  • Cost and duration estimation
  • Usability consulting
  • Wordpress website development and maintenance 
  • Content management
  • Copy-writing
  • Setting up goals and objectives for sub-contractors and management of sub-contractors work

Achievements

  • Successful maintenance of the news media website
  • Developed interstate transport company's website
Oct 2011Jan 2012

IT Sales Manager 

Inostudio Solutions (Taganrog, Russia)

Responsibilities:

  • Attraction of new clients and relationship management with existing ones
  • Increasing loyalty of potential clients to the company 
  • Improving company's visibility in the Internet 
  • Marketing research of software/services 

Achievements

  • Implementation of service for interaction with potential clients and employees

Oct 2010Sep 2011

Web Producer/Webmaster

Phila News Inc. (Philadelphia, PA)

Responsibilities

  • Website maintenance, structure and design modification, web development (Wordpress, PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript)
  • Selection and implementation of new website services
  • Interaction with advertisers (email marketing, negotiations about advertisement placement)
  • Interaction with audience in social media, blogs, forums
  • Content management (copy-writing, re-writing, translation)
  • Multimedia editing (image and videos)
  • Making changes in website structure and user interface, according to visitor statistics (Google Analytics) and usability analysis
  • Planning and carrying on advertising campaigns (Google Adwords, banners

Achievements

  • Improved quantitative and qualitative indicators of visitor statistics
  • High uptime rate and lack of security problems
  • Increase employee productivity when operating with the website
Mar 2008Jun 2010

Web Developer

Taganrog Institute of Technology, Southern Federal University

Responsibilities

  • Front-end web development 
  • Website maintenance and technical support
  • Identification and management of user requirements

Achievements

  • Launched and successfully maintained new official website of the university's department
  • Developed social network for students and teachers of the university.

Education

20042010

Master's Degree in Computer Science

Taganrog Institute of Technology, Southern Federal University