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Alina Kovalenko

Engineering Manager @ Uber

Alina Metzelaar is an experienced Engineering Manager and Backend Engineer with over 12 years of development and 3 years of management experience. Currently, she is serving as the Engineering Manager at Uber, where she is leading the Earnings Experience team. Alina is responsible for proje

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Years of Experience

Education

lomonosov moscow state university msu, lomonosov moscow state university msu

Companies

uber, informzaschita, mail.ru group, mail.ru group, publishing house, webstudio loresit, travel company spoline

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Experience

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    2017 - Present

    uber

    Engineering Manager

    Engineering manager of Earnings Experience team Project and tech lead for on demand cashouts Ring0 Incident Commander Reliability champion

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    2016 - 2017

    informzaschita

    Engineering Manager / Architect

    My responsibilities: - people management; - database and software design; - communication with customers and project managers; - presentation new features and new services; - analysis requirements, making technical request documents for developers; - hiring and training new employees: backend/frontend engineers, QA and DevOps engineers. Achievements: - Formed the development group to provide full software development life cycle that consists of analyst, 4 backend engineers, frontend engineer, QA engineer and devops engineer. - Introduced new evaluation and recruitment process for new employees in our department. - Set up development process from scratch – from simple task in Jira till automatic build and tests in Jenkins. - Introduced code review process for backend developers. - Our team designed universal registration process and access management system for The Federal Treasury’s services. Our team developed IT security system for The Federal Treasury’s services that consists of multiple micro services: - authorization service (Java, OES, REST); - identification service (Java, AD, REST); - entitlement management service (Java, OES, SOAP) and application for import and export entitlements and policies (Java); - distribution management service (Java, PostgreSQL, ReactJS, REST); - access management service to provide universal registration process for The Federal Treasury’s services (Java, PostgreSQL, AngularJS, REST); - common service to store information about all Russian companies (С#, Oracle, MySQL); - SOAP-service over IDM CUBE (C#, SOAP); - application that reviews customers PC to be ready to work with other services. Key skills: Software Design, People Management, Negotiation skills, Communication skills, Data analysis and presentation, Database design and optimization

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    2015 - 2016

    mail.ru group

    Lead Software Engineer

    - Led a team of 3 engineers - Designed, developed and launched (including communication with customers, technical review and tasks for backend and frontend teams, designed databases, client service, dispatcher and backoffice) Antifraud System to prevent fraudulent transactions on credit cards for Mail.Ru payment gate (Scala, Postgresql, Tarantool). - Integrated Mail.Ru payment gate with few acquirers, for example Latvian Rietumu Bank (Perl, MySQL). Key skills: Scala, Perl, PostgreSQL, Tarantool, MySQL, Software development, Software Design, Database Design

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    2012 - 2015

    mail.ru group

    Software Engineer

    - Designed and implemented API for mobile applications Money Mail.Ru (Perl, MySQL). - Developed Incident System that helps to keep information about failures and system crashes and to make automatic reports for Central Bank of Russia (Perl, MySQL). - Designed and developed Identification System from scratch (Perl, MySQL). - Designed and implemented back-end infrastructure for “fast” (without registration) card payments (Perl, MySQL). - I was a Lead engineer in Dnevnik E-Wallet project that was our first white-label solution. Dnevnik E-Wallet places in external website and uses our back-end directly (Perl, MySQL, HTML). - I was a Lead engineer in Redesign Project (Perl, HTML). - I had been a Lead engineer for Antifraud System since June 2015 (Scala, PostgreSQL, Tarantool). Key skills: Perl, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Scala, Tarantool, Software development, Software Design, Database Design

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    2011 - 2012

    publishing house

    Software Engineer

    - Supported and expanded six web portals - http://mebelissimo.ru, http://kiz.ru, http://funkyjob.ru, http://start4you.ru, http://repetiruem.ru, http://skidkam.net (PHP, PostgreSQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript). - Designed and implemented new features for these six websites such as private messages, contest management system, SEO improvements (PHP, PostgreSQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript). - Developed and set up website for our department and for Human Resource Agency (PHP, MySQL, HTML, WordPress). Key skills: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Software development

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    2010 - 2011

    webstudio loresit

    Software Engineer

    - Developed PineApple CMS in team of three developers (PHP, MySQL, HTML). - Developed several modules for BEXIS CMS (PHP, MySQL, HTML). - Developed web-sites based on PineApple and Bexis CMS (PHP, MySQL, HTML). Key skills: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Software development

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    2010 - 2010

    travel company spoline

    Software Engineer

    - Developed web-site for travel agency O-le (PHP, MySQL, HTML). - Developed several modules (photo gallery and photo albums, special offers and sales), set up and extended search tours service (PHP, MySQL, HTML). Key skills: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Software development

Experience

46 Skills

Algorithms

AngularJS

back-end

Backend

C

C++

C/C++

Code Review

Communication

Data Analysis

Database Design

Design

DevOps

Engineering Management

Frontend

Git

Go (Programming Language)

Hiring

Java

Jenkins

Jira

Linux

MySQL

MySQL

OOP

People Management

Perl

Perl

PHP

PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL

quality assurance (QA)

ReactJS

Recruiting

Scala

security

Senior Software Engineer

SOAP

Software Design

Software Design

Software Development

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Software Engineer

Software Engineering

Web Applications

Web Development

Education

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    2012 - 2015

    lomonosov moscow state university msu

    PhD Student

    Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics

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    2007 - 2012

    lomonosov moscow state university msu

    Specialist

    Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics

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Daisy Modi

Software Engineer 2

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Dale Fairbourne

Senior Software Engineer, iOS

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Dalice Spitzer

Senior Learning Manager, Learning Design US&C

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Ananya Das

Product Designer

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Dan Deng

Staff Software Engineer

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