Alexander Blinkov

Basic

Angestellt, Director of Engineering, Percona

Abschluss: Software development, Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics

Minsk, Belarus

Skills

Project Management
Risk Management
Team Development
Team Building
Agile Software Development
Software Development
System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Vendor Management
Web Development
Mobile Development

Timeline

Professional experience for Alexander Blinkov

  • Current 3 years and 6 months, since Jul 2019

    Director of Engineering

    Percona

    • Leading the development of the flagship software product of the company: Percona Monitoring and Management - open-source database monitoring solution. • Built and manage remotely distributed teams across six time zones (weekly 1:1, meaningful performance reviews and goal setting, enabling career progress and internal transitions, removing processes that are in the way of getting good work done) • Project management • Communication with stakeholders • Build and maintain the development process

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 2018 - Jan 2019

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

    CompleteSoft LLC

     Managing several remote Scrum project teams simultaneously  Project management: project planning, risk management, task assignment, monitoring and control  Communication with stakeholders - discuss product development plans, tasks, estimates of project, participation in regular and other necessary project meetings, project status reporting  Development and coordination of communication between all sides of team: art, server, client development and game producers' unit  Operational management

  • 5 months, Sep 2017 - Jan 2018

    Senior Project Manager

    Skywind Group

    Managing distributed game development team  Project management: project planning, risk management, task assignment, monitoring and control, requirements analysis and management of internet media marketing application.  Communication with stakeholders - discuss product development plans, tasks, estimates of project, participation in regular and other necessary project meetings, project status reporting  Team management team building, recruiting, team motivation and assessment

  • 2 years and 1 month, Sep 2015 - Sep 2017

    Senior IT Project Manager

    Upside Innovations/Tectus Media LLC

     Managing distributed Scrum project team  Project management: project planning, risk management, task assignment, monitoring and control, requirements analysis and management of internet media marketing application.  Communication with stakeholders - discuss product development plans, tasks, estimates of project, participation in regular and other necessary project meetings, project status reporting  Team management team building, recruiting, team motivation and assessment

  • 1 year and 5 months, May 2014 - Sep 2015

    Senior IT Project Manager

    Sberbank-Technology

    • Project management: project planning, risk management, budget management, scope management • Communication with customer - discuss product development plans, tasks, estimates of project, participation in regular and other necessary project meetings with customer, project status reporting • Team management team building, recruiting, team motivation and assessment • Maintain and scale production infrastructure

  • 3 years and 1 month, May 2011 - May 2014

    Project Manager

    AgavaMin

    Managing development team in SAAS projects • Management of busy projects • Contact with stakeholders, discuss product development plans, tasks, estimates of project • Creation and keeping up-to date project plan using MS Project • Review business, functional and technical documentation • Discuss and develope products functionality and architecture

  • 11 months, Jun 2010 - Apr 2011

    QA Leader

    Viaden Media

    • Management of busy project QA team • Functional testing • Review business, functional and technical documentation • Write test plans, test cases, bug reports • Design, Implementation and running of automation tests using Selenium IDE

  • 2 years and 5 months, Feb 2008 - Jun 2010

    Project Manager/QA Leader

    Intetics Co.

    • Managing busy project: Discuss milestones, scope and features with customer • Contact with customer, discuss product development plans, tasks, estimates, test plans and test strategy of project • Design, Implementation and running of automation tests using HP Mercury QTP and HP Mercury Quality Center • Provide Performance testing (writing/running scripts and analyzing test results) of WEB based applicatins using (NetBrains DotTrace)

  • 8 months, Jul 2007 - Feb 2008

    QA Leader

    Oxagile

    Leading team of QA engineers. Managing QA of several projects in the same time. • Functional testing • Review business, functional and technical documentation • Contact with customer, discuss test plans and test strategy of project • Write test plans, test cases, bug reports • Design, Implementation and running of automation tests • Provide Performance testing

Educational background for Alexander Blinkov

  • 4 years and 10 months, Sep 1999 - Jun 2004

    Information Technology

    Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Intermediate

  • Italian

    Basic

  • Russian

    First language

  • Belarusian

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Wants

Project Management

Interests

Cinematography
Sports
Automobiles
Travels

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