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Alexandr Dychka


Last update: 06.09.2022

PHP / Symfony developer

Graduation: Bachelor's degree of software engineering
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional) | Russian (Native or Bilingual)


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PHP experience: 3+ years ( Symfony: 1 year+, Laravel: 2+ years); 
English: upper-intermediate
Bachelor's degree of Software Engineering

Stack of technologies: 
  • Languages/Frameworks: PHP / Symfony / Laravel, Golang; 
  • Database (s): MySQL, MongoDB; 
  • ORM (s): Doctrine, Eloquent; 
  • Key-value storage (s): Redis, Memcached; 
  • Webserver (s): Nginx, Apache
  • Api: REST, SOAP, gRPC;
  • Queue (s): RabbitMQ, Gearman;
  • Search engine (s): Elasticsearch;
  • Debug / Profiling: Xdebug, Xhprof; 
  • VCS: Git, Mercurial; 
  • Other: Composer, Javascript, Linux, AWS

Right now I'm only available for remote type of work, but I've already worked more than 1 year remotely.

Benefits of hiring me:
  • Have already worked remotely with American clients (, video bank company), international (travel booking site) and German (web agency) companies.
  • Write clear and supportable code, cover it with unit / functional tests;
  • Can share my code (with Symfony and Laravel projects);
  • Can do a test task to prove my knowledge;
  • Proficient in spoken and written English;
  • Can be fully available during your working hours (to communicate via any messages by text or voice);
  • No additional costs of maintaining working facilities (computers, cookies, etc.);
  • No need to conclude a contract of employment;
  • Can work on "pay as you go" manner - so I will get paid for done tasks.

Thank you for reading up to here.

Kind regards,

Project history

04/2019 - Present
PHP/Symfony developer (remote, freelance)

Responsibilities/Results: Symfony projects development; code coverage with unit/functional tests.

Used technologies: PHP | MySQL | Symfony | Doctrine | Wamp + React php | PHPunit | sonata admin.

08/2018 - 03/2019
PHP developer (remote)

Travel booking site, highload


- stats components development;

- partner API integration;

- code coverage with functional tests.

Used technologies: PHP | MySQL | Symfony | MongoDB | PHPunit | sonata admin.

10/2017 - 07/2018
Middle PHP / Symfony developer
Superbody Inc

Startup in healthcare industry, targeted on US market

- implemented nearly half of all rest api endpoints;
- increased search performance by 3 times (mostly because of using elasticsearch and moving out some jobs to process asynchronously);
- covered most part of code with unit and functional tests.

Used technologies: PHP | MySQL | Symfony 3 | Doctrine | ElasticSearch | Rabbit MQ | PHPunit

03/2017 - 09/2017
Middle PHP developer
Bold Endeavours
- finished development and launched new transcoding solution;
- maintenance and refactoring of old code base;
- improved speed loading on some pages up to 30% (includes old code and mysql queries optimization).

Used technologies: PHP | Codeigniter | MySQL | Memcached | AWS

09/2015 - 02/2017
Freelance PHP Developer
- developed and launched ecommerce site ( ), written on laravel 4.2;
- increased site speed loading by 50%+, added http caching (as result - hitted 90%+ rate with google speed tool);
- implemented site refactoring and upgraded laravel to version 5.5 (includes major changes like moving data access layer to repositories, proxying repositories to allow caching, adding of caching (on db requests, views) with redis, adding tasks async processing (e.g. sending emails on new order, registration),. etc.).

Used technologies: PHP | MySQL | Laravel (4.2 and 5.3 – 5.5) | Eloquent | Redis

Local Availability

Available worldwide
Right now, I'm only available for remote work, but I've already worked more than 1 year remotely.
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