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Alex Zykov

SoftDev SPb, Director of Engineering

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  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | Russian (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 19.03.2013
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SoftDev SPb has been offering its customers high quality software development services for various platforms for nearly two decades, since its establishment in 1994. We at SoftDev believe that our keen interest in mastering new technologies, passion for problem solving and flexibility in applying the best tools and techniques that let us meet our customers’ needs are the key to successful project implementation.

Our company provides full scope of software development services: from writing functional specifications to programming to quality control, release engineering and localization. With the staff of 100+ software developers and QA engineers, SoftDev has been working successfully on projects of varying duration and size for customers in North America, Europe and Asia.

Professional Skills

Extensive experience of working with companies worldwide has enabled us to amass a wealth of industry-specific knowledge, which combined with proficiency in various programming technologies, makes SoftDev the perfect choice for outsourcing even the most complex software development tasks.

SoftDev provides the complete cycle of software development services:
• Requirement analysis;
• Creating functional specifications;
• Implementation;
• Quality assurance (including automated testing)
• Release engineering;
• Localization
• Support and maintenance.

Our software developers, release & localization engineers and QA engineers work with the following operating systems, tools and technologies:

Operating Systems: Windows, iOS, Mac OS / OS X, Android, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD

Programming Languages: C/C++ (Microsoft compiler, all versions; Intel, GNU C++, Borland), Microsoft .NET (C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, WPF, WCF), Java, JavaScript, Java SE, VisualBasic, VBScript,
Objective C, PHP, T-SQL, PowerShell, Perl, Ruby

Technologies: Web Services (SOAP, WSDL), WebForms, HTML/XHTML, CSS, AJAX, Adobe Flex/Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, XML, CSS, XPATH/XSLT, jQuery, IIS, JSon

Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, PostgreSQL

ECM Platforms: Microsoft SharePoint
eCommerce Magento, VirtueMart, osCommerce

Content Management Systems Drupal, Joomla. WordPress, Umbraco
Software development methodologies: Agile
Libraries: Lightwork OpenGL / OpenGL ES; RedSDK; DCM; ACIS; QT; Teigha; Google SketchUp SDK; ObjectARX for AutoCAD; Universal 3D (U3D); openNURBS Toolkit; Spatial 3D InterOp; Collada DOM; PDFTron; Xtream Toolkit; Xamarin; MonoTouch / MonoAndroid, Yii, CakePHP, Symphony, Zend

Source Control / Bug Tracking Systems: TFS, JIRA, Perforce, Pivotal, StarTeam, Git, SVN, CVS
Automated Testing Tools/Frameworks TestComplete, Selenium, AutoHotKey, AutoIt

Experience and Field of Specific Focus

Throughout SoftDev history, our company had worked and is working on projects of varying scope and size in the following areas:

• Computer Aided Design (CAD) and related fields;
• Enterprise .NET solutions;
• Business applications - project management, database management systems, scheduling applications, organizational charts and reporting systems;
• Applications for mobile devices/tablets;
• File import/export converters;
• Network client-server systems.

Our customers range from small software companies that use their teams at SoftDev as core development personnel to well-known multimillion-dollar corporations where our teams work in close day-to-day contact with other departments and teams within the customer’s organization.
SoftDev understands and respects the confidential nature of its customers’ information, and the majority of contracts with our customers include a confidentiality clause.
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