Sviatoslav S.

Sviatoslav S.

Project Manager

St. Petersburg, Russia
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About Me

Sviatoslav is a senior IT professional with 25 years of hands-on industry expertise; 15+ years managing projects with PMI, SCRUM, Kanban, PRINCE2 and handling departments with 100 people, 10+ years developing business-critical 24/7 solutions for clients with millions of unique users, and 4+ years of experience managing 100% remote teams. He has made dozens of C-level 'first contacts', acquired $40M+ in sales, hired 100+ professionals for projects and participated in metric/KPI-based planning and monitoring to support CEO/business decisions.

Portfolio

Project Manager/Team Manager - Finance Transformation Project (O2C, AP, GL, Treasury) for 60+ companies (US, Canada, EMEA, EU, Australia) to single Cloud platform
Project Manager/Team Manager - Finance Transformation Project (O2C, AP, GL, Treasury) for 60+ companies (US, Canada, EMEA, EU, Australia) to single Cloud platform

Oversaw the consolidation of multiple legacy ERPs through data extraction on Sage Intacct, Quickbooks, NetSuite, MS Dynamic ERP; into a uniform Master Data Structure with integrity verification; data upload and post-verification. Worked on NetSuite script coding, integration implementation using REST API and testing. Developed the Master Data structure, managed the team, external consultants/developers, and the overall project budget of the team. The enterprise finance solution was migrated to a new central ERP; to simplify the data structure, eliminate multiple diverted instances of Finance ERPs, automate and optimize processes; leading to a 40% decrease in operational staff. The new ERP is in production with $1B in annual turnover, 200 internal users, over 4.000 vendors, over 100.000 external subscribers.

Project Manager/Team Manager - Retail Trading Platform Development
Project Manager/Team Manager - Retail Trading Platform Development

The solution included 4 layers of implementation with client applications (Web, mobile, based on Adobe Flex and HTML5) with an abstraction layer; JSE server; C++ data feed server; and an Oracle DB. The platform was optimized to process up to 1m new data ticks per second using throttling and fault tolerance. Provided Agile project management expertise for 4 independent teams, created a new CI/CD pipeline, implemented full-scale SCRUM processes, investigated performance issues, deadlock, synchronization; development and code quality review. The Retail platform was successfully launched as a commercial product of the Company.

Program Manager - Telecom CRM Platform Development.
Program Manager - Telecom CRM Platform Development.

Engineered and implemented 4 layers of solutions on the project: client applications (Web, mobile, IVR, SMS) with an abstraction layer; Business logic JSE server; multiple Datafeed integration sub-servers and an Oracle DB. The new system processes up to 20,000 new users per second optimized through throttling, fault tolerance and an efficient testing approach. Oversaw Agile project management tasks for multiple independent teams on the project, developed complicated integration layers (SOAP, RESTful, JSON) and frequent interactions with the support and deployment teams to successfully deliver the projects. The product was launched and has 100 millions of users.

Project Manager/Board Member - Startup LED Production Plant
Project Manager/Board Member - Startup LED Production Plant

Joined a start-up initiative as a Project Lead on the creation of a LED production plant. Provided oversight for budgeting, supplier engagements, and a practical implementation of the initial theoretical concept; developing and delivering a real production process (set-ups, materials, partners) and the first production line for the high-tech LED assembly process with specific advantages to a commonly used flip-chip design. The project scope included technology investigations; CFD modelling; material supply and testing arrangements; tools and set-ups procurement; testing and tuning. Project succeeded with the first production batch of 92% working pieces (super high result), with startup valuation of $10M at the time of the buyout.

Work history

UpStack
UpStack
Project Manager
2019 - Present (3 years)
Remote
  • Creating and developing innovative software solutions for clients across a broad range of industries.

  • Participate in scrums consisting of cross-functional teams, both software and hardware.

  • Ensure that features are being delivered efficiently and on-time.

Al Yasmeen
Al Yasmeen
Technical Advisor
2019 - 2020 (1 year)
Remote
  • Provided consulting and resolution advice for Al Yasmeen's new scalable database and dataflow architecture with a focus on BigData instead of a limiting Postgres database.

  • Offered technical guidance and shared technical expertise on new approaches to data analysis using configurable solutions.

  • Participated in and led internal targeted technical integration initiatives on marketing expertise solutions.

Otocolobus OÜ
Otocolobus OÜ
Tech Lead / Team Lead
2019 - Present (3 years)
Tallinn, Estonia
  • Designed and implemented the tools and services needed to improve the scalability of Otocolobus' solution from 10 entities to 1000s.

  • Handle Otocolobus' development and maintenance processes, performance improvement tasks; delivering high-quality systems and meeting project deadlines.

  • Implemented IT standards, discussed high-level design options and formulated concepts for Otocolobus' new NoSQL data architecture and AI-aided security functions.

Trilogy Enterprises Inc
Trilogy Enterprises Inc
VP Finance Automation
2017 - 2019 (2 years)
Austin, Texas, United States
  • Managed the automation program spanning multiple delivery centers into a uniform single process, Cloud platform.

  • Led and guided the DevOps team for the Finance ERP and optimized vendor management; leading to a$2M p.a. savings in Q4 2018.

  • Developed the Finance Master Data; migrating and consolidating data with no stop to business.

Trilogy Enterprises Inc
Trilogy Enterprises Inc
Software Engineering Manager
2016 - 2017 (1 year)
Austin, Texas, United States (Remote)
  • Implemented Kanban (JIRA), metrics and scorecards on projects and consolidated documentation using Confluence.

  • Drove Docker migration, workplace virtualization, CI/CD policy implementation (Jenkins), test automation and unit test writing on projects for Trilogy.

  • Coordinate the activities of Trilogy's distributed (remote) dev team of up to 60 developers on different product lines: Billing, Corporate CRM, Corporate communication, Network security, and Data protection.

PeterService LLC (now Nexign LLC)
PeterService LLC (now Nexign LLC)
Chief Expert – Director of BigData Projects
2014 - 2016 (2 years)
St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Developed long-term sales pipeline for the telecom and retail markets accumulating (125) leads from clients, service managers, and sales.

  • Discovered new business cases, promoted products internally and externally, generated leads, made 88 new commercial contacts (48 of C-level), supported sales and the creation of 4 new products.

  • Worked on the cross-functional coordination of products, sales and engineering; creating roadmaps, implementing MVPs/prototypes and demonstrating it to potential customers.

TKB BNP Paribas Investment Partners
TKB BNP Paribas Investment Partners
CTO / Director IT
2012 - 2014 (2 years)
St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Offered project management expertise for Data Center/Private Cloud migration; Uniform compliance implementation; FATCA requirements implementation; and new asset types trading (Futures) on TKB's platform.

  • Automated daily routines and risk management/compliance operations; working on master data development and maintenance and data warehouse improvements.

  • Managed TKB's IT operations for its platform (managing $7 billion in portfolio plus $10M transactions daily), and oversaw agile internal software development using SCRUM.

Devexperts LLC
Devexperts LLC
Development Team Manager
2010 - 2012 (2 years)
St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Supervised the development of complex retail trading platform projects for DevExperts; working with up to 4 independent teams for the client.

  • Coordinated and streamlined the activities of the development team (Java/Flex) in the implementation of solutions for the market trading system.

  • Defined product roadmaps, competitive advantages, priorities, and tech stacks on projects; offering guidance to clients for the definition of product requirements.

Bercut LLC
Bercut LLC
System Analyst/Head of Department
2003 - 2010 (7 years)
St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Handled the day-to-day management of the CVM department (BDMs) and drove the coordination of processes/tasks for 100+ people within product marketing, sales, R&D, support and finance.

  • Supervised and managed the development/implementation of guidelines for ISO 9000 processes within the company; liaising with the CEO for approval.

  • Worked on the development of mass mobile subscriber services for Bercut: VoIP Call Center, self-care portals (Web, IVR, SMS, USSD), voicemail solutions, and RBT.

AtBusiness Communications Oy (now Innofactor)
AtBusiness Communications Oy (now Innofactor)
Software Developer
2000 - 2003 (3 years)
St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Designed and implemented CRM system solutions for clients.

  • Explored and developed new technical skills in the implementation of W3 CRM platform tools and business logic configuration of solutions.

  • Provided development and implementation expertise for CORBA/DCOM data bridge solutions on Enterprise CRMs.

Education

Education
PhD. Computational Technologies, Parallel Processing and Big Data Investigations
Saint-Petersburg State University ITMO, Russian Federation
2004 - 2009 (5 years)
Education
MSc. Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Saint-Petersburg State University ITMO, Russian Federation
1995 - 2001 (6 years)
Education
Open Management School
Bercut
2010
Education
Customer interviewing for satisfaction evaluation
New Opportunities Institute
2009
Education
The Methodology of Organisation Design ( Industry Print)
Deloitte and Touche CIS
2008
Education
Project Management, ANSI PMI PMBOK Guide
PM Expert
2009
Education
QMS internal auditor, ISO 9000
SGS Russia
2006
Education
People Management
The Coaching Institute
2004
Education
Software Project Management
Lico Consulting
2003
Education
Project Management
Mercury International
2001
Education
Software Development Lifecycle Management
CMMI Motorola
2000
Education
Team Management: building efficient communications
SPM Guild
2011
Education
Certified Scrum Master, № 000182882
Scrum Alliance
2012
Education
Attestation: Brokerage, Dealing and Asset Management
Central Bank of Russian Federation, A1-004 № 010 079 ANO Skrin
2014
Education
Telco Application Map (TAM), Information Framework (SID)
TM Forum
2015