I'm a full-stack engineering manager, who more focusing on high load scalable back-end Java development, with the expertise of building single-page applications (SPA) using the latest front-end technologies (ex. Angular/React) include a deep knowledge of CI/CD and production-grade container orchestration (Kubernetes).
10+ years of experience.
Led a team of mobile developers to deliver high-quality releases of the AdPro Android/iOS advertising SDK.
New product launching within 3 months timeframe.
Developed simple and powerful (fully-customizable by server-side) HTML5 advertising SDK and updates throughout SDLC, including analyzing business requirements, developing technical specifications, planning, coding, testing implementation, and QA.
Spearheaded project planning sessions with managers, business analysts, and team members to analyze business requirements and outline proposed IT solutions.
Create new application plans, graphics, and coding.
Code applications or services for small-devices (iOS and Android platforms).
Supervise all efforts to optimize and debug Android problems, providing quality assurance direction.
Mobile advertising SDK: leading processes of design, implementation, maintenance, and testing. Adding new features, fixing hot bugs.
Supervised code reviews and ensured all solutions met architectural specifications.
Development of new tech. platform (based on Java), incl. adaptation for mobile.
Major technical improvements, including Multi Data-Centers usage and real-time synchronization with Shenzhen Datacenter; real-time search creation (Elasticsearch technology); page load speed optimization up to 70%.
Full technical management of Chinese and Hong Kong versions.
Remote team management, including implementation of tasks & issues system and integration with GitHub by API.
Management and optimization of revenue flow from Chinese online advertising systems.
"Smart SEO" tool creation: text and user experience analysis for SEO improvements and content suggestions based on machine learning. Results: PPV — up to 30%, Google ranking — up to 45%.
Providing complex consultation of GWT, GWTP, Guice и Bootstrap usage.
Participation in CMS migration (from PHP base to GWTP & Bootstrap).
New features realization, UX admin panel functional improvements.
Designed an internal system analysis platform for game income from different operators..
Created a web-based application to check partners' earnings balance.
Invent and implement BI (Business intelligence) web-plugin to visualize SQL and NoSQL queries (MongoDB) to Charts result (called «Grails Console Charts»).
Server-side instructor. Taught how to create, deploy, and test Java and Groovy/Grails applications. And how Git help improve team communication and collaboration.
Develop analytics and pull/push logic to exist Android games.
Performed routine polyglot projects source code analyses and rewrote into the monolithic application to minimize costs of maintenance.
Designed the prototype of a real-time online advertising network with the ability to detect users' interests and habits and adapt displayed data for them.
Performance and scalability tuning, object caching, improving response time.
Realized cheaters and bots detector, based on real users interact with the webpage. Create technology to increase CTR and follow social activity trends.
Structure, design and implement landing pages with high conversion based on users' dynamic interaction with ability tracking users behaviors and prepare real-time analytics reports.
Collected requirements from the client and communicated ideas back to the team.
Architected, designed and led development of the next generation forum platform based on cutting edge technologies. Implemented AJAX and responsive web design.
Conceived, proposed and migrate of MySQL MyISAM database to MariaDB XtraDB engine of deprecated application to add ability to create hot-backup.
Designed and implemented CRM and ERP systems, which replaced all Excel worksheet and accumulated all current and previous customers profiles with orders. Created client-side graphs of data and results using Grails Console Charts.
Organized multi-countries website points to improve connect speed inside China and outside in the world. Combine cloud and dedicated servers in some countries, including China (Aliyun), Germany (Hetzner), England (DigitalOcean). Realized high speed databases and file store synchronization between server nodes.
Design and implement new project online presentation based Impress.js and HTML5.
Designed and created web-based subproject for advertisers needs. Added analysis to visitors behaviors and auto integration with automatic customers follow-up system to increate advertising conversion. Direct transparent communication between CRM and ERP. Fully automatized advertisers working process, from placing an order, online payment (invoice generator) to self conducting advertising campaigns.
Implement real-time analysis of banking SMS notification to auto-fill data in accounting system.
Integration with AWS. Migrated static (images and attachments) to Amazon S3. Made every hour auto-backup system and upload data to several destinations, including local and remote servers, Google Drive, FTP.
Tomcat server clustering for high availability. Configured build and deployment process of the Grails applications.
Coordinated with overseas development team to integrate new features into Chinese market.
Worked on the architecture, design and development new B2C website. With new design increased conversion between transition page and website of final customer.
Designed and implemented mobile version.
Proposed, designed and implemented new landing page for B2B partners.
Mentored other developers. Support project teams in defining and reviewing product and software requirements and upgrades.
Build positive relationships with clients by delivering customer satisfaction through quality work and effective communication during project.
Mockup and design multi-language web internal system to collect and manage clients data and their specific request.
Improved working flow between chinese and american teams.
Implemented order tracking system.
Performance and UI improvements, using a conversion rate optimization process that tests UX and persuasion hypotheses. Reducing friction in the form of wasted clicks, excess pages, false starts, going to the wrong page, slow page loads, and other friction points that cause users to give up.
Uses Apache JMeter and Selenium to test server availability, health, response times, various metrics and auto-detect UI broken parts after commits.
Designed and implemented a role-based security system.
Purchased and configured development servers running Windows and Linux, Bug tracker, Wiki, Samba, etc.
Implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows server 2008/2012 network infrastructure. Integrate with Gentoo Linux system.
Designed main website. Connected website to internal Microsoft Dynamics network. Real-time data web analysis platform. Implemented I18N to simplify intercommunion between russian and chinese manager teams.
Founder and main designer and developer of warehouse web-based platform (codename «useTrans»), from UI to server-side. Implemented public version which similar to online store to help customers to create orders online by using notebook or smart phone. Integrated with internal ERP system. Implemented i18n.
Developed enhancements and extensions to reporting system used to generate real-time trends and metrics. Optimization of MySQL database structure.
During study repeatedly was awarded by letter of commendations for confirmation of high level of Chinese language among foreign students:
In 2007-2008 years was granted by scholarship for overachieving study. Defended a diploma «Open Source and its influence on life, work, and its contribution in Internet development».
Interview with Alexey Zhokhov about progressive internet industry in China, the prospect of mobile advertising, living and working in Middle Kingdom.
Interview with Alexey Zhokhov and his Goyoo's colleague, Nathaniel Reid Pinkerton Hobbs (USA), discuss freedom at work, KPI vs OKR, internet in China and more.
Analytical thinking. Self-contained, initiative, communicative, goal-achieving.
Follow the latest trends in technologies. Strive for self-improvement. Flexible to travel.