Valentin G.

Valentin G.

Senior Software Engineer

Tyumen, Russia
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About Me

Valentin is an adept RoR Architect with 10+ years of full-stack expertise in the use of JavaScript, Ruby and Python on projects. He has worked in IT consulting, project management and business process optimization; leveraging the latest software tools and process to optimize data storage, e-commerce functionality, and fluidity across different platforms. He writes clean, efficient and accessible code with an eye for code quality and the delivery of bug-free applications.

Work history

UpStack
UpStack
Ruby on Rails Architect
2019 - Present (4 years)
Remote
  • Creating and developing innovative software solutions for clients across a broad range of industries.

Engine Yard
Engine Yard
Chief Ruby on Rails Architect
2018 - 2019 (1 year)
United States
  • Worked on improving the architecture, database design, and platform quality of Engine Yard; cutting AWS costs from $300k to $145k.

  • Drove the evolution of Engine Yard's architecture to keep up with changes in both technology and market need through 24/7 monitoring of metrics like: services availability and database updates.

  • Participated in tasks for the rotation root API keys for 27 000 AWS accounts on EY's platform.

Upland Software
Upland Software
Ruby on Rails Architect
2017 - 2017
United States
  • Designed, architected new features and provided support for a mobile messaging platform with 40+ million active accounts; processing thousands of messages per hour.

  • Optimized the SQL query for grouping profiles, and streamlined loading processes to the platform's database.

  • Oversaw the migration of mailing alerts from sailthru.com to mailchimp.com; optimizing mail flow on the platform - which reduced the mailing bill by 40%.

Dellin LLC
Dellin LLC
Full Stack Developer
2017 - 2017
Russia
  • Designed and developed ERP applications for a transport/logistic company; delivering services to 2000+ towns with thousands of operator nodes.

  • Built three new tools for logistics optimization, which increased VAN's efficient uses by 15%

  • Implemented an automatic report system to send weekly and monthly KPI reports to management

Insales LLC
Insales LLC
Full Stack Developer
2015 - 2016 (1 year)
Russia
  • Developed middle-level applications to align with different storage systems and data processing capacities on the eCommerce platform; managing and optimizing SQL queries.

  • Delivered full stack expertise to a large internet solution provider in the area for e-commerce; supporting 4000+ e-shops with 25M goods and 30k unique users a day.

  • Wrote RESTful APIs with different data formats to work with JSON, XML, and plain text, and developed integration solutions between different Rails applications.

Microtest LLC
Microtest LLC
SQL Coach
2015 - 2015
Tyumen, Russia
  • Delivered targeted coaching and training to the IT departments of some of the largest Russian companies.

  • Designed coaching materials, tools and process improvements for the facilitation of technical training at MTS, Rostelecom, Sberbank, and Rosneft.

  • Provided feedback to trainees by conducting weekly one-on-ones and used feedback from surveys and data to continually improve.

Trimet LLC
Trimet LLC
Full Stack Developer
2005 - 2015 (10 years)
Tyumen, Russia
  • Led IT strategy implementation for an organization with 100 employees and 5000 clients; directing the company‚Äôs technology adoption efforts within the Tyumen region.

  • Designed and implemented algorithms to optimise trade flow and credit resources; managing budgets and minimizing costs to 0.2% of total revenue.

  • Improved the company's website with ERP; by integrating 1C with Asterisk and providing support for the VPN, online store, and website.

Portfolio

Chief Ruby on Rails Architect - Engine Yard
Chief Ruby on Rails Architect - Engine Yard

Engine Yard provides a PaaS platform that helps users migrate, optimize, and monitor app performance more cost-effectively. Engine Yard hosts around 1,000 clients on different environments with different topologies. Offered 24/7 metric monitoring support on service availability, database updates and enhanced platform quality; which reduced engineering costs by 50%.

Ruby on Rails Architect - Upland Software
Ruby on Rails Architect - Upland Software

Upland offers a suite of enterprise work management cloud applications and the simplicity and reliability of working with a single provider. Upland provides a single unified operating platform that acts as the core differentiator for its single unified operating platform that sets the foundation for how it delivers customer success. Optimized SQL queries and email flow on the platform.

Education

Education
Degree in Civil Engineering
Tyumen Industrial University