Resume

Photograph of Ilya PupkoHello, my name is Ilya Pupko and I am the Chief Architect at Jitterbit. Please see appropriate sections below for my resume or feel free to print/view the PDF version instead.

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Expert:
C#, PHP, ASP.NET, VB, JavaScript
Advanced:
Java, C++, Perl, Lua
Intermediate:
Python, Pascal, ActionScript, Assembler
Specialties:
Cloud Computing and Security
Enterprise Infrastructure and Architecture
Data Analysis, Messaging and Distributed Networking

DOS, Windows, MAC OS, Unix
Visual Studio, Eclipse, Zend, Photoshop, Flash, Premiere, SPSS, SQL/MySQL/Oracle

07.2014–present Jitterbit California (Remote)
Chief Architect
• Serve as the technical and architectural visionary for the company
• Deliver guidance on the best technology practices and thought leadership in helping shape technology direction for the future
• Act as Chief Evangelist of company’s offerings and technologies for customers, prospects, and overall market
• Lead and review architectural and R&D initiatives for new and refactored products
• Support marketing and sales for key prospects and events
• Mentor and provide expertise to other members of IT groups
VP Engineering
VP Product Management
Director of Technology Development
03.2013–07.2014 First Advantage California (Remote)
Manager, Software Engineering
• Interviewed, hired, and trained employees/consultants/contractors; planned, assigned and directed work, appraised performance, rewarded and disciplined
• Made tactical and strategic decisions related to resource allocations as well as negotiated priority decisions that impacted the business roadmap
• Met and exceeded operational targets, SLAs, quality and cost requirements
• Resolved personnel issues and fostered both personal and organizational growth
• Developed and managed the budget for the functional area
• Managed, empowered, supervised, and encouraged the staff to be innovative as well as accountable and responsible for their own actions and decisions
Consulting Software Engineer and Team Lead
• Trained, coached, advised and mentored team members; identified and engaged the next generation of leaders
• Devised developmental and architectural strategies, metrics and agile practices
• Safeguarded distributed development process, modular solutions, reusable patterns
• Assisted and guided team members with development of their own key performance objectives and stretch goals
• Supported healthy cross-functional team dynamics and positive corporate environment
03.2008–03.2013 LexisNexis Risk Solutions Colorado (Remote)
Consulting Software Engineer
• Emergency minimization via load-balancing, fail-over, and enterprise level architecture
• Architected and oversaw corporate-wide document and file storage and rapid access system with enterprise level security
• Led large and medium multi-functional development activities
• Proactively coordinated and allocated work assignments to technical staff
• Served as a senior source of expertise, technical leadership and vision
• Mentored employees of multiple system environments, software and system operations
• Proactively researched and monitored emerging technologies and advancements to make technical strategy and architectural direction decisions
• Developed plans and procedures and established guidelines for overall system improvements
Senior Software Architect
• Enhanced technical direction and optimization research
• Drastically minimized redundancy across Operations and within IT
• Directed internal and partner API experience (large real-time high performance data handling, caching, geo-coding, mapping, etc.)
• Cultivated cross-departmental communication and output maximization
• Ensured multi-environmental development with .NET, Java, and PHP
06.2005–03.2008 First Advantage Corporation Golden, CO
IT Project Manager and Technical Lead
• Mentored, consulted, and gave technical advice
• Was responsible for the underlying architecture and technology
• Planned and executed projects under various adaptive models
• Oversaw development teams on web and application projects
• Handled offshore and international outsourcing teams and partners
Application Developer
• Developed applications for web and local use using PHP/MySQL and C#/SQL
• Offered technical service, consultation and management
• Drastically increased productivity and employer’s economic growth
2000–2006 Ilya Pupko Aurora, CO
Contractor
• Designed and developed websites and web applications using PHP, Perl, DHTML, Flash and SQL/MySQL
• Built, sold and provided support for computers
09.2001–05.2005 Center for Academic Technology Denver, CO
Senior Developer
• Part of exclusive faculty-only Metropolitan State College of Denver Course Management System Replacement task force
• Designed and developed web/media apps using Perl, DHTML (JavaScript), PHP, Flash and Director for various institutions
• Provided technical service, consultations, project management and maintenance
• Trained clients to operate and maintain various software and hardware
09.1999–12.1999 Smoky Hill High School Aurora, CO
Volunteer Math Tutor and Teacher Assistant
• Helped students of same age succeed in mathematics in order for them to receive a High School Diploma
2011–2013 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
• Graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA)
• Director of Graduate Entrepreneurs Association
• Deming Center Robert C. Kyle Entrepreneurship Fellow, Leeds School of Business
• Supporter of Leeds School of Business Global Business Club, Graduate Real Estate Association, and Marketing Club
2001–2005 University of Colorado at Denver Denver, CO
• Graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering degree (BS/BSE) with minor in Economics and Mathematics
1999–2001 Smoky Hill High School Aurora, CO
• International Baccalaureate (IB) Student
1998–1999 Overland High School Aurora, CO
• ESL Student
• Honor Award from USAA for mathematics
1996–1998 Anichkov Palace Club St. Petersburg, Russia
• Competed as part of a team (used Pascal, Assembler and C++)
Interests
Photography, traveling, orienteering, snowboarding and skiing, scuba diving, mountain biking, news and world politics enthusiast
Additional Information
• Fluent in English and Russian. Intermediate knowledge of German.
• Independently created multiple websites, including personal blog http://www.ilasoft.net (Golden Web Awards 1999-2004, Junior Web Award 2000-2001) and other commercial and private platforms.
• Active member of Information Architecture Institute and Professional Association for SQL Server; Supporter of Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club.