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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C#, PHP, ASP.NET, VB, JavaScript
Java, C++, Perl, Lua
Python, Pascal, ActionScript, Assembler
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
• Oversaw a 40+ engineering team responsible for all product development activities
• Formulated strategic objectives and delivery
• Delivered internal board level and cross-department communications
VP Product Management
• Facilitated creation of the brand new department
• Organized, hired, and structured the team
• Created and managed roadmap, market and competitive research processes
Director of Technology Development
• Lead creation of the Jitterbit API Platform/API Management offering
• Enabled the company to be recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant
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
• 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++)
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 (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.