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Aleh Kot

Solution Architect, Team Leader, and Full Stack Developer

  • Belarus, Minsk
  • +1 201 710 0809


  • Expert in information architecture, full-cycle development and continuous delivery of enterprise content management systems and services involving agile software development practices. Practical work experience in more than 20 projects. 
  • Dedicated to close collaboration with products owners and business analysts to build innovative web solutions and services.
  • Team player, leader and trainer. Facilitates software delivery best practices inside the company and engineering excellence. Mentors other developers.
  • Motivated, adaptable and responsible.

Work History

Jan 2015Present

Solution Architect

EPAM Systems
  • Projects involvement: 
    • One of the largest multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods manufacturer:
      • Technical Business Analyst, Architect, Developer:
        • A platform to easily spin-up new brand websites
        • Challenges:
          • Integration with third-party services
          • Large scale upgrade path elaboration
          • Continuous integration and delivery pipelines elaboration
          • Configuration management
          • Security analysis
          • Performance optimization analysis
          • Theme inheritance design
          • Member of architecture review panels
          • Federated development process
          • Pull requests review
          • Distributed teams
      • Technologies: PHP, HTML, JavaScript, SCSS, Jenkins, Acquia Cloud, Drupal, Docker, Git, Apache, MySQL, Memcache, Apache Solr, REST
      • Integrations: Janrain, Bazaarvoice, ChannelAdvisor, Acquia Content Hub, Acquia Search
  • Trainings and meetups organization:
  • Internal activities: creation of technical matrices (Drupal, PHP, Frontend, MySQL) for performance appraisals, leadership in a technical assessment committee
  • PHP Presales activities: WBS, Solution Architecture, Scope Elaboration, Estimation, Business Analysis, RFP
Oct 2012Jan 2015

Lead Software Engineer

EPAM Systems
  • Projects involvement:
    • An american commercial broadcast television network
      • Developer, Consultant
        • Security, performance, best practices audit
        • Refactoring plan and execution
        • Scope elaboration
        • Development
        • Continuous Integration
        • Best practices and knowledge sharing facilitation across multiple projects for the same client
    • A UK-based company that offers offers data and intelligence services for businesses
      • Architect, Developer, Team Leader:
        • Teams leadership and supervision
        • Adaptive design
    • An online publisher of news and information pertaining to human health and well-being
      • Architect
        • Requirements analysis
        • Solution design
        • Proof of concept
      • Challenges:
        • Complex content publishing workflows
        • Scheduled publishing
        • Roles management
        • Notifications 
        • Integration with third-party services
        • Rich editorial experience
        • Two-way references tracking in encyclopedic content
        • Data encryption
  • Internal Drupal mentoring of colleagues
  • PHP Presales activities (helped to win more than 10 projects)
  • Leadership in a technical assessment committee
  • Job interviews
Apr 2012Sep 2012

Senior Software Engineer

EPAM Systems
  • Projects involvement:
    • A Euro-American multinational financial services corporation that operated multiple securities exchanges:
      • Developer
        • Role management system (a component of the intranet website)
    • One of the world's largest independent renal care providers
      • Architect
        • Requirements analysis
        • Solution design of multi-site content distribution
  • Internal Drupal Training creation:
    • Trained 5+ developers
  • Technologies:
    • ExtJS, SOAP, Drupal, Apache, jQuery
Mar 2010Apr 2012

Web Developer

  • Projects involvement:
    • A web portal for an european company that specializes in electronic screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment for (poly) drug users in emergency services
      • Completed challenges:
        • Content publishing workflows
        • Diagrams and charts
        • Blog functionality
        • Dynamic quizzes
        • Reports generation
        • Analytics
        • Printer friendly versions
        • Cross-browser compatibility including IE6
      • Roles: 
        • Team leader
        • Architect
        • Developer
      • Technologies: PHP, Drupal, Apache, Javascript, jQuery, MySQL
    • A hedge fund
      • Architect, Developer
        • Built a secure website with data encryption
        • Reports generation
    • A network of Homeowners looking to earn extra cash and Tourists looking for affordable accommodation
      • Developer 
        • Personalized rental lookup tool
        • Reports
    • An institute of asset management in UK
      • Developer
        • Built the official institue website
      • Challenges
        • Ajax calendar with filters
        • DHTML Mega-menu development with curated content
        • Events listings
        • Courses listings
        • Membership (individual, corporate)
      • Technologies:
        • Drupal, AJAX, PHP, MySQL, Apache, Git
    • A creative communications agency in UK
      • Developer
        • Built a corporate business card website
    • A group of companies that provide clients with market access and trade execution services in foreign exchange, contracts for difference on stocks, metals, indices and energy commodities, as well as training services and analytical tools
      • Developer
        • Architected and built multilingual websites
        • Created unit tests using PHPUnit and SimpleTest
        • Wrote technical documentation
      • Challenges:
        • Multilingual capabilities
        • High load
      • Technologies: Drupal 6, PHPUnit
    • A social network that connects families with LOCAL foods, flowers, trees & the land by participating in educating, planting, nurturing, harvesting & exploring nature from dirt
      • Developer
        • Created new admin theme
        • Integrated the website with QuickBooks CRM
Aug 2008Mar 2010


  • Projects involvement:
    • Various small business in Belarus
      • Built business card websites
      • Designed and created websites themes
      • Optimized the websites for search engines
  • Technologies: Wordpress, DataLife Engine, Joomla, PHPBB


  • English
  • Belorussian
  • Russian


  • Drupal Association Individual Member


  • Date of birth: August 21, 1987
  • Nationality: Belarus Citizen


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