Alexey Zarakovskiy

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Java developer

I am an experienced Java developer who is mostly focused on the backend but with a strong frontend background in the past. Open to challenges and new technologies and have a nothing-is-impossible mindset.

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Alexey Zarakovskiy
Java developer
Amsterdam
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Personal statement {
I am an experienced Java developer who is mostly focused on the backend but with a strong frontend background in the past. Open to challenges and new technologies and have a nothing-is-impossible mindset.
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Skills { /* anything missing? ask me! */
Languages { Java, Python, JavaScript, Groovy, PowerShell, Shell }
Java { Spring, JAX-RS, futures and streams, jUnit, Mockito, Hibernate }
Environment { Kafka, Elasticsearch, Kubernetes, Google Cloud, Tomcat }
Builds { Maven, Gradle, Git, Docker, Jenkins, TeamCity }
Web { REST, HTML, CSS, JS, jQuery, AngularJS }
Other { Postman, JMeter, SQL, Jira, UX, UML, PHP, C# }
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Education {
  • B.S. - M.S., 2005 - 2011, Computer Science
    State University of Informational Technologies, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Certificate, 2011, UX design essentials
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Projects & Experience { /* work since 2006, Java since 2011 */
B2B marketplace for fashion /* fashionTrade in Amsterdam */ { 2018 - 2019
Roles { Java developer }
Keywords { Java, JAX-RS, REST, Python, Docker, GKE, Elasticsearch }
Project description {
Online trading platform, digitising the ordering process for fashion brands and retailers.
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Highlights {
  • Develop CRM integration with built-in smartness to disambiguate incoming data without fixed structure against existing in the system
  • Build and support external and interval dev and integration tools
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Digital eXperience Accelerator /* SDL in Amsterdam */ { 2015 - 2018
Roles { Java developer, later a team leader }
Keywords { Java, Spring, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, Tomcat, Open-source }
Project description {
An open-source community-driven API wrapper on top of the company's main product - complex enterprise CMS. Implemented in Java & .NET.
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Highlights {
  • As a main Java developer, I worked here in close relation with ".NET half" in order to implement the same API in both technologies.
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API for wind turbines /* EPAM for MeteoGroup in Krakow */ { summer 2015
Roles { Java developer }
Keywords { Java, PostgreSQL, Hibernate, Maven, Spring Boot, REST }
Project description {
The REST API that converts weather forecast data to a prediction of productivity of wind turbines at requested time ranges.
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Landing Page Builder Wizard /* EPAM for PayPal in Krakow */ { 2014 - 2015
Roles { Full-stack JS/Java developer }
Keywords { Java, Spring, jQuery, AngularJS, Twitter Bootstrap, MySQL }
Project description {
Drag&drop browser wizard to build full-featured web pages with user actions tracking which doesn't require any technical knowledge.
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Highlights {
  • UI and UX development and design, Java REST API for this UI
  • Due to uncertainty in requirements, we'd been practicing live UI prototyping sessions with a customer with immediate feedback
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Yota Bank CRM /* EPAM for Yota in Saint Petersburg */ { 2012 - 2014
Roles { Full-stack JS/Java developer }
Keywords { Java, Grails, jQuery, Tomcat, Oracle DB, JDBC, Hibernate }
Project description {
CRM system for an online bank with access to partners, payments, configuration of other payment systems in a bank environment.
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Highlights {
  • Java Web and UI (Grails) development and prototyping
  • Data delivery scripts development using Perl and Bash
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CMS for a food retailer /* T3C in Saint Petersburg */ { 2011 - 2012
Roles { Full-stack JS/Java developer }
Keywords { Java, Tomcat, Alfresco, MySQL, Lucene, jQuery, TeamCity }
Project description {
Content & document management system for the customer with multiple offices all over the country to automate decision-making process.
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Highlights {
  • Java backend and frontend development and prototyping.
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Other less relevant experience { 2006 - 2009 - 2011
Keywords { PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, C++, C#, MySQL, QA, Java }
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